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Zach Elder performs some of the other tests a police officer would have a drunk driver do during a field sobriety test. The simulated test was directed by Neville Amondson. Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx

Last week’s lesson at HHS: Don’t drink and drive

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For teens just starting to learn how to drive, some lessons are best taught without books. That’s why Hastings High School teacher Nathan Neuman brings in speakers. One talks about insurance and what to do in the case of an accident. The school liaison officer talks about the law and what to do if pulled over by police.


“We try to get as many other speakers or expert speakers to come in and talk to the kids,” Neuman said.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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