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Obstacle Course: UTSA PD & U in the Driver Seat

Alcohol Awareness Event Reminds Students to Stay Safe Over Spring Break


UTSA PD and Sigma Lambda Gamma at UTSA hosted a Spring Break U in the Driver Seat Alcohol Awareness Event.

  • Thursday, February 23
  • The Sombrilla Plaza
  • 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

An obstacle course was set up for participants to navigate a pedal cart while wearing drunk goggles, along with video simulator that participants will be operating while wearing drugged goggles, demonstrating the effects of marijuana. U in the Driver Seat is an impaired driving alcohol awareness program tailored for college age students to become peer facilitators.


UTSA Police Department sponsored the program and works closely with on-campus housing resident assistants and student organizations to promote, support and encourage help them become engaged with U in the Driver Seat as peer facilitators.  

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U in the Driver Seat (UDS) was created to reduce the number of impaired driving injuries and deaths of college-aged students.  This peer-to-peer initiative was inspired by the highly successful Teens in the Driver Seat© which began over 10 years ago aimed at reducing the large number of teen deaths due to car crashes.

The UDS program seeks to give college students the tools and information to promote peer-to-peer education regarding the dangers of driving, which often including driving under the influence. 

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updated 2-24-2017