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Morris, King & Hodge Announces 2nd Annual Driver Safety Scholarship Contest

Three students will receive scholarships totaling $4,200 for submitting winning essays on the risks of distracted driving and how to combat this national epidemic

    HUNTSVILLE, AL, April 05, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Huntsville attorneys at Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. recognize that distracted driving poses a serious danger to young drivers so we are pleased to announce our second annual Driver Safety Scholarship essay contest with $4,200 in scholarships.

To publicize the hazards of distracted driving, which is a national safety issue, Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. invites students who are high school seniors and college freshmen to write a 1,000-word essay addressing the topic: How can we educate our community about the dangers of distracted driving and what are some practical ways we can drastically reduce distracted driving related accidents?

Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. will award three scholarships totaling $4,200 to three winning essayists:

- 1st Place - $2,000
- 2nd Place - $1,200
- 3rd Place - $1,000

The Driver Safety essay contest is open to students who are 17 or older and are currently enrolled in a high school or two-year or four year colleges and universities in the United States. The deadline for submitting an essay is April 30, 2016.

Each day, accidents involving distracted drivers take the lives of eight people and cause more than 1,100 injuries in crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

A panel from Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. and associated parties will review the essay submissions and select the winners based on style, originality of content and accuracy. The winners will be announced and notified in May.

More details about the Driver Safety essay contest and how to take part are available at the law firm's website.

We know that our young people will offer some creative ideas about conveying the risks of distracted driving and reducing this serious community safety issue.

About Morris, King & Hodge, P.C.

Morris, King & Hodge is a highly regarded Huntsville, Alabama personal injury law firm that serves clients in Huntsville and throughout Alabama. Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. is listed in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most distinguished peer review legal publication. The firm represents clients in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death law, including car, truck, motorcycle and other motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and product liability. The firm also assists clients in matters involving workers' compensation, insurance disputes and business litigation. Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. is located at 200 Pratt Avenue NE, Huntsville, AL 35801, telephone - (256) 536-0588.

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