1st September 2004
FIRST-CLASS STUDENT HELPS EDUCATE THE COMMUNITY
A mature graduate from the Hull School of Art and Design is using his first-class degree skills to educate youngsters in the community.
Simon Marsh has produced a unique interactive DVD which will teach youngsters about the dangers of drink-driving.
The 39-year-old from Driffield is
due to graduate with a first-class honours degree in Interactive Multimedia at
Simon produced the educational tool while in his last year of
his degree course at the
The DVD entitled ‘Know Your Limits’ tells the story of a group of friends out drinking. Viewers have to make decisions throughout the film and the story changes depending on the choices made.
“The main purpose of the DVD is to convey a message,” said Simon. “While we were filming you could see from the reactions of passers by that this had already worked. If just one person gets the message that drink-driving is wrong then the DVD has worked.”
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The project is a collaboration
between Kingston-Upon-Hull City Council, Humberside Police and the
Police Casualty Reduction Officer PC Andy Walker said: “The DVD will be used in schools and colleges to encourage the next generation of drivers to take a more responsible attitude to drinking and driving.”
Not for publication: Simon Marsh can be contacted on 01377 254878 or 07944 702270
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01522 886625 firstname.lastname@example.org