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Ol’ Blue visits Johnson Elementary School

On September 14th, Beulah Johnson Elementary was visited by “0l ‘Blue” a 1951 vintage 80,000 lb. working-truck. Founded in 1986 0l’ Blue, USA is a nonprofit charity dedicated to educating the nation on highway safety.

Johnson’s students watched attentively as driver R.J. Taylor demonstrated that due to the size and weight of large vehicles abrupt stops and lane changes are not possible. Students also learned the location of the blind spots on such a large vehicle. Students returned home to educate their parents and others about safety around large vehicles.