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Rep. Pihos visits Montini to promote not texting and driving

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 6:00 a.m. CST
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Sam Asta, a junior at Montini Catholic High School and Villa Park resident, participates in a texting and driving stimulation Sept. 19 at the school. Students were joined by representatives from AT&T and State Rep. Sandra Pihos (R-Glen Ellyn) to learn about the dangers of texting and driving. They also had the opportunity to sign AT&T's pledge to avoid texting and driving as part of the phone provider's It Can Wait campaign.

LOMBARD – Representatives from AT&T and state Rep. Sandra Pihos, R-Glen Ellyn, visited Montini Catholic High School on Sept. 19 to promote safe driving and encourage students to sign a pledge that they will not text and drive.

This program was part of AT&T's It Can Wait campaign, which works to educate students about the dangers of texting and driving.

A nationwide event was held on Sept. 19 in which students could sign a pledge promising to abstain from texting and driving.

To take the pledge, visit ItCanWait.com.

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