November 28, 2012 | AP A simulated driving exercise aimed at highlighting the dangers texting and driving has opened the eyes of some Michigan drivers.
The recent event held at the Monroe Township Fire Station involved driving golf cart through a maze of orange cones with a cell phone in the driver's lap.
Drivers were given three text messages to see how they would react. The drivers would pick up the phone and look at the text, which led many of them to go off course.
Gleishya Morales drove over two orange cones and dragged another, but was one of several drivers who also trashed the course.
The 16-year-old Morales tells The Monroe Evening News she now realizes that her "life is way more important than answering a text.
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