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Since the beginning of the pandemic, less teens in the United States have been able to complete proper driving education - almost three-quarters of parents with a teen said their teen’s driving education has been delayed by the pandemic. Parents have also been more concerned about their teen’s driving habits since the pandemic’s advent.

Pandemic leading to less teenage drivers on local streets

Anette Varghese, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

Traditionally, teenage drivers follow the same course to become a new driver. Learners from age 15-17 are required to complete a state-approved teen drivers education course. They must then complete...

Texting while driving ban takes effect today (with video)

Texting while driving ban takes effect today (with video)

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor September 1, 2017

https://vimeo.com/234858461 Starting today, texting and driving is officially banned throughout the state of Texas, a change which affects students and faculty at Coppell High School as well as citizens...

Road Rage: it really is not OK

Road Rage: it really is not OK

January 8, 2014

By Stephanie Gross Staff Writer I was in disbelief. On Nov 20 I find myself sitting at a stoplight with my window down as an enraged driver yells at me. It was around 11:30 p.m. when I was driving...

“Shattered Dreams” comes back to Coppell

March 20, 2013

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Every two years, juniors and seniors at Coppell High School watch "Shattered Dreams" which is an educational experience for high school students about the dangers of drinking...

Dec. 19, On-campus school officer Ricky Jimenez explains to junior Kyle Ash how wearing the fatal vision googles impairs your vision and how standardized field sobriety test works in science teacher Susan Shepperd's forensic science class. Photo by Rowan Khazendar.

Police cracking down on drunk drivers in Coppell

January 9, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor While the rest of us were celebrating with our families during the 2012 holiday season, the Coppell and Carrollton police departments teamed up to ensure that drivers...

Photo courtesy WFAA.

Coppell police charge suspect in vandalism case

September 21, 2011

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Coppell police arrested Nicholas Monroe Morehart on Saturday as he was charged with a series of car vandalisms and other criminal mischief in the community, with several...

Oprah’s message hits home

April 9, 2010

Allie Perison Editor in Chief I was dreading MAPS class this week. I had heard about the Oprah episode we were going to watch and admit I was a little irritated. I am not proud to say that I am...

CHS students join fight against texting while driving

March 26, 2010

Frances Ruiz Staff Writer/Photographer Jumping over a curb, swerving into an adjacent lane, or rear ending the car in front of you. No doubt accidents and mistakes like these have happened to all of...

New laws restrict cell phone usage for teens on the road

September 11, 2009

By Gaby Moran Staff Writer Three things considered essential by teenagers are a car, a late curfew and a cell phone with unlimited text messaging. Many think they can rule the world with just these,...

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