Two Maui students compete at precision driving event

King Kekaulike High School’s precision driving team of Rodney “Bulla” Akau and Itara Sved-Wood took second place overall in a competition with 32 other students representing 16 public schools April 12 at the Aloha Stadium parking lot on Oahu.

They competed in three categories: written examination, obstacle course and road test.

Akau was fourth and Sved-Wood fifth in the individual standings. Sved-Wood was first in the obstacle course.

On April 13, Akau and Sved-Wood were joined by their parents in the DTRIC Insurance/Tesoro Hawaii Safe Driving and Collision Avoidance Program.

Both students and parents participated in distracted driving awareness, Skid Monster collision avoidance, No Zone identification and pedestrian reaction training opportunities.