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HOUSTON - The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department (MCD) will host the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Talk. Text. Crash. Simulator at the Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse located in Downtown Houston on Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in observance of April as both Alcohol Awareness and Distracted Driving Month. The public is invited to take advantage of this free educational program.

This public safety program is designed to help educate drivers about the new law which prohibits texting while driving, as well as to help them better understand the dangers and consequences of driving while intoxicated,” stated the Honorable J. Elaine Marshall, Director and Presiding Judge of the Municipal Courts Department.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Talk. Text. Crash. Simulator is a grant-funded program offered through the State Farm Insurance Company.  The distracted driving simulator is specifically designed to give Texans a hands-on opportunity to experience the dangers of distracted driving, especially texting and driving.  A driving simulator equipped with a steering wheel, gas pedal and brake will allow a person to simulate driving in a safe video game atmosphere. From a large video screen, participants view obstacles and hazards which simulate those that one might encounter while driving. The desired outcome is that users learn that texting and driving do not mix.

The Houston Police Department Traffic Enforcement DWI Taskforce will also attend the event. They will offer an opportunity to try on Fatal Vision© goggles, which duplicate the effect of alcohol on one’s vision and mimics alcohol impairment while the person remains safely onsite at the courthouse. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.), another public safety advocate, will also attend along with representatives from MCD’s Juvenile Case Manager Program.

The event takes place in the first-floor lobby of the Courthouse, located at 1400 Lubbock.

For more information about the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Talk. Text. Crash. Simulator, call 979-862-4658.  For more information about the City of Houston Municipal Courts, visit their website at


Las Cortes Municipales Observan el Mes de Concientización de los

Efectos del Alcohol y Distracción al Conducir

HOUSTON, Texas – El Departamento de las Cortes Municipales de la Ciudad de Houston será el anfitrión del Simulador Habla, Texto, Choque, del Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. La Corte Municipal Central, Herbert W. Gee, el Jueves, 26 de abril de 2018 de 10:00 am a las 2:00pm, en conmemoración del mes de Abril como el mes de Conciencia de Alcohol y tambien el Mes de Conducción Distraído. El público está invitado a aprovechar este programa educativo gratuito.

Este programa de la seguridad pública está diseñado para educar a conductores sobre los efectos, los peligros y las consecuencias de la conducción estando ebrio," dijo J. Elaine Marshall, Directora y Juez Principal de las Cortes Municipales de la Ciudad de Houston.

El simulador de la Universidad de Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Habla, Texto, Choque, es un programa financiado por un subsidio ofrecido a través de la compañia de seguros State Farm Insurance Company. El simulador de conducción distraído está específicamente diseñado para dar a los Texanos una oportunidad práctica para experimentar los peligros de la conducción distraída, especialmente los mensajes de texto y la conducción. El simulador de conducción equipado con un volante, un pedal de aceleración y un freno que permitirá a una persona simular la conducción en una atmósfera segura de videojuego. Desde una gran pantalla de vídeo, los participantes ven obstáculos y peligros que simulan lo que uno puede encontrar durante la conducción. El resultado deseado es que los usuarios aprendan que los mensajes de texto y la conducción no se mezclan.

La sección de Control de Tráfico de DWI del Departamento de Policia de Houston, también asistirán en el evento.  Ofrecen  una oportunidad para probar las gafas Visión Fatal©, que duplican el efecto del alcohol en la visión de e imita el deterioro por alcohol, mientras la persona permanece segura en la Corte. Las Madres Contra Conducir Ebrio (M.A.D.D.), otro defensor de la seguridad pública, también asistirán junto con los representantes del Programa Juvenile Case Manager de la Corte. El evento tiene lugar en el vestíbulo del primer piso del edificio de las Cortes Municipales, ubicado en 1400 Lubbock.

Para más información sobre el simulador, Habla, Texto, Choque, del Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, llame al 979-862-4658. Para más información sobre las Cortes Municipales de la Ciudad de Houston, visite al sitio web:
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