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‘Every 15 Minutes’ Gives BHHS Students Startling Lesson On Driving Under The Influence

Beverly Hills Police prepare to “arrest” a student actor for drunk driving following a “fatal” car crash.

Posted Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 5:50 pm

By Laura Coleman

This week, Beverly Hills High School juniors and seniors got a poignant reminder of the perils of driving under the influence when 21 students participated in a powerful reenactment of a deadly drunk driving crash. The scene, witnessed by hundreds of students, is harrowing, always bringing both participants and witnesses to tears.

For a decade now, BHHS has participated in the national program “Every 15 Minutes,” originally named to commemorate the fact that – at that time – someone died in the U.S., on average, every 15 minutes due to a drunk driver.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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