Hey, here's a good idea. Get a bunch of teenagers drunk and sit them behind the wheel of an
. This is what DaimlerChrysler is doing in Michigan on Monday morning with the help of the Michigan State Police. Of course, the teens will not be actually drinking but wearing "
" goggles that simulate the effects of alcohol but the EVs will be real as anything. DaimlerChrysler is bringing some of its
to the anti-drunk driving demonstration at the Oakland County Traffic Safety Meeting as part of the Michigan State Police EPIC program (Education & Prevention of Impaired Crashes).
has used the GEMs with hundreds of teens in the EPIC program, which gives them a chance to drive the GEM through an obstacle course. I doubt there's pedestrians involved, as illustrated in the image above, which is from the
[Source: Chrysler Group]