AMA: Even The Pros Can’t Text and Drive

AMA: Even The Pros Can’t Text and Drive

With one hand on the wheel and the other scrolling through his cellphone, Parker Thompson barely sees the cyclist on his right before taking the biker out. Next up a series of traffic cones falls under the wheels of his four-door sedan, and he slams on the brakes, but...

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The Province

The Province

As a young and upcoming world-class professional race car driver, Parker Thompson knows full attention is critical whenever he is behind the wheel at any race track. The 17-year-old also knows a split-second mistake can turn tragic on a public roadway, and he was in...

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Penticton Secondary School

Penticton Secondary School

By: Dale Boyd - Penticton Western News Published: October 6, 2015 When Parker Thompson gets behind the wheel the speeds are higher, but the stakes are the same. The 17-year-old race car driver from Red Deer, Alta. stopped in at Penticton Secondary School on Oct. 2 to...

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CTV: Edmonton

CTV: Edmonton

By: CTV Edmonton On September 25, 2015 CTV Edmonton ran a local news story featuring Drive to Stay Alive and our pursuit to end distracted driving in North America. It is a great piece and we can not thank CTV and the staff enough for for their support!

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Red Deer Express: Ending Distracted Driving

Red Deer Express: Ending Distracted Driving

By: Kalisha Mendonsa Published: September 30, 2015 A young community member has taken it upon himself to use his rare position as a race car driver to promote the idea of ending distracted driving. Parker Thompson, 17, is entering his second year of promoting the...

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