DETROIT (AP) – A group of 30 teens will give their perspectives on texting and driving during the “Chevy Hack Lab” in Detroit.
The daylong hack-a-thon event is being hosted downtown Saturday by Chevrolet, a brand of Detroit automaker General Motors.
Organizers say it aims to enable the 13- to 18-year-olds “to discover creative solutions and celebrate their uninhibited ingenuity.”
The teens — from the U.S.., China, India, South Korea, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Israel and Dubai — will be given the problem and allowed to develop technological solutions. The solutions will be judged by their peers with the best being named hack-a-thon winner.
Chevrolet global executives will be part of a team of panelists participating in the event.
Texting while driving is illegal in many communities across the United States.
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