LeRoy Butler teaches youth about dangers of texting while driving

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Texting and driving summit

MILWAUKEE — Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer and inventor of the Lambeau Leap LeRoy Butler joined talked with youth at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee about the dangers of texting and driving Wednesday, August 15th.

Butler urged the youth to sign a pledge to never text and drive, and to encourage friends and family to do the same.

The event featured AT&T’s texting while driving simulator, where children could experience firsthand the dangers of texting and driving through the virtual reality simulator. 

Also on Wednesday, AT&T unveiled a website, itcanwait.com as part of the “It Can Wait” campaign launched in 2010 to educate people on the dangers of texting while driving.

CLICK HERE to visit the “It Can Wait” website.