Drivers experience distracted driving via simulator

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CREVE COEUR, MO (KTVI) - Ask yourself, are you doing more than just driving while behind the wheel?

Saturday FOX 2 and NEWS 11 invited the community to learn more about distracted driving.

The event was held at the St. Louis Community College-Meramec.

All too often we hear accident stories that involve drivers who were distracted.

These types of accidents happen too often all over the United Stated including Missouri.

Bommarito Automotive brought in a car that crashed in a distracted driving accident.

The front bumper hanging by a thread and the driver side ripped through.

Experts from ET&T, Brown and Crouppen, AAA and the Missouri State Highway Patrol talked about the reality of distracted driving.

Arrive alive brought in a simulator so people could see for themselves just how dangerous distracted driving is.

Arrive alive has an app that helps takes away some of the temptation to be distracted.