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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

Westland Police Offer Traffic Safety Event for Teen Drivers

 

Members of the Westland Police Department and the Wayne County Sheriff's Office worked together to make the Understanding Basics of Traffic Safety event for teen drivers and their parents a success.

On Saturday, June 11, the Westland Police Department hosted an event for teen drivers called "Understanding Basics of Traffic Safety." The event gave newly licensed teen drivers the opportunity to experience a traffic stop by police officers in a safe environment in the department's parking lot. Teen drivers, with a parent or guardian in the vehicle, experienced a simulated traffic stop, learning in the process what to do and what not to do when flashing police car lights appear in the rear view mirror.

"The idea behind today's event is to allow high school-age drivers to be in a very r...



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