Carellas Insurance Agency on Park Street in West Springfield is hosting Distractology 101™, a high-tech driving simulator designed to give new drivers the chance to experience the perils of distracted driving, including texting while driving.
The Distractology 101™ driving simulator is an interactive program developed by the Arbella Insurance Group Charitable Foundation in conjunction with research done by The University of Massachusetts Amherst.
During the driving simulator training, teens and other drivers face a number of scenarios based on real-world examples, educating participants on how to anticipate hidden hazards, react to the road and avoid accidents. Participants also complete the online portion of the curriculum at www.DistractU.com and make a safe-driving pledge in order to complete the training.
To sign up for the free Distractology 101 training, contact Bill Carellas at Carellas Insurance Agency at (413)781-6090.