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Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita and school administration, will conduct the “Every 15 Minutes” teen driver safety program at Hart High School on Tuesday, March 12, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

**Please note, there may be traffic delays in the area of Hart High on Tuesday. Newhall Avenue will be closed between 14th Street and 15th Street from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.**

This emotionally charged program is an event designed to dramatically instill teenagers with the consequences associated with drinking alcohol and driving.

The program will challenge students to think about personal safety and the responsibility of making mature decisions.

The main goal of this powerful, high-impact program is to educate all individuals regarding the severe dangers awaiting those who make these choices – particularly those related to reckless driving, speed contests, drinking alcohol or using drugs and driving, and now distracted driving and texting.

Funding for the program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the California Highway Patrol and the city of Santa Clarita.

For additional information, contact Deputy C. Hartman at cahartma@lasd.org.

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