Siblings get teens to pledge against distracted driving

Friday, November 22, 2019
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Eight years ago, the Berry siblings' lives changed when they were involved in a crash with a distracted driver. Today, the teens wanted their peers to make a potentially life-saving commitment.

SIENNA PLANTATION, Texas (KTRK) -- Three kids who lost their parents in a horrific crash spoke to hundreds of high school students Thursday.

ABC13 met Aaron, Peter, and Willa Berry years ago. They were traveling with their parents in West Texas. A distracted driver crashed into them. The impact killed their parents and left the boys paralyzed from the waist down.

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The Berry kids brought their campaign called One Life Is Enough to Ridge Point High School in Sienna Plantation. https://onelifeisenough.org

They warned about the dangers of distracted driving and shared their experience.

"Really when you're relaying a message that you are passionate about and that you want people to know," said Peter Berry. "It's not a burden."

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How you can help stop deadly distracted driving

Distracted Driving Device can help keep teenagers' eyes on the road and not on their phones

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