Did you know that texting and driving in California is against the law? Additionally, texting and driving laws also become stricter if you are under the age of 18 in California.
According to the California Highway Patrol, you are 23x more likely to get into a car accident if you have been texting while driving.
2020 Contest Details:
In order to increase awareness of the dangers of texting and driving, we want students to write a 500-word essay sharing their best tips on avoiding this dangerous habit.
One essay will be chosen, and that lucky student will receive $1,000 to put towards their tuition on behalf of Starpoint LC, Attorneys at Law.
Essay Prompt: What are the best ways to prevent texting and driving? Give at least 3 tips for drivers to help avoid texting and driving.
A) Applicants must be EITHER be out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2020) OR students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2020 semester.
B) Must submit your essay by Thursday, August 1, 2020
August 1st, 2020
When will I find out if I am the winner?
Winner will be selected by August 15th, 2020