FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
07 January 2016 Contact: Rich Jacobs, (804) 929-2988
RIR Cares Donates $2,000 to DRIVE SMART Virginia Distracted Driving Simulator Program
RICHMOND, VA – As part of the RIR Cares program, Richmond International Raceway is donating $2,000 to DRIVE SMART Virginia. The donation will help fund distracted driving simulator events at high schools in the Greater Richmond area.
DRIVE SMART Virginia’s in-vehicle texting-while-driving simulator presents various challenges (other vehicles, pedestrians, parked cars) as students attempt to drive while sending a few short texts.
Of 3,903 teen participants surveyed in 2015…
Each year, RIR Cares provides support to non-profit organizations and charitable causes to help better the Greater Richmond area and the surrounding communities.
Photo: Dennis Bickmeier, President of Richmond International Raceway, presents a check to Janet Brooking, Executive Director of DRIVE SMART Virginia (DSV photo/Rich Jacobs)
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