The nationally recognized Survive the Drive origram will be offered Nov. 8 from 7 to 8:30 a.m. in Sherman.

Its primary goal is to reach every newly or soon-to-be licensed teen (or adult) through the use of a multimedia presentation focusing on the detrimental impact of texting, reading, drinking, phoning and any other activities that remove conscious understanding of the ever-present operational hazards of heavy, moving equipment otherwise known as "Driving While Oblivious."

Bob Green, a professional driving enthusiast, automotive training and traffic safety specialist, motor sports and automobile race driving instructor, automotive event coordinator who has presented this program to more than 60,000 high school students, will present the program.

He will be accompanied by Sherman resident Bob Sharp, a longtime race car driver and business entrepreneur.

The Sherman Traffic Safety Group will sponsor the program at Sherman School on Route 37 East.

Sherman School eighth-grade students, alumni and their families and area high school administrations will be invited to attend the free event.

Door prizes and refreshments will be served.

Non-Sherman residents are welcome but must make a reservation by emailing ShermanTrafficSafety@gmail.com.

For more information, visit www.survivethedrive.org or email ShermanTrafficSafety@gmail.com.