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VR Headsets Used To Teach Road Safety To Midlands Students

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It will allow them to experience a serious road incident.

A midlands school is using virtual reality technology to provide road safety training to students.

Loreto College Mullingar will take part in a nationwide campaign "Your Life Choice", which uses VR headsets to simulate the experience of a serious road incident.

It comes as studies show almost half of 18-24 year olds felt unsafe while travelling in a car, with 60% saying they would not inform the driver.

Fianna Fail Councillor and teacher at the school Aoife Davitt says it's a very realistic experience:

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