WHNT News 19 and Morris, King and Hodge take the Distracted Driving Project to area schools

COLLINSVILLE, Ala. - For months, WHNT News 19 and our partners at Morris, King and Hodge, have been raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving.

Now, we've taken the show on the road.

Wednesday, attorney Joe King and Melissa Riopka gave our first school presentation at Collinsville High in Dekalb County.

About 100 sophomores, juniors and seniors attended. It was a great group and we were really encouraged by the response.

The presentation looked at the risks and consequences of distracted driving. We also sought to encourage the students to change their own behavior and empower them to talk to their friends.

We're still taking requests for future presentations. So, if you'd like to see us at your school, click here to fill out the online form.

Hope to see you soon!