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Campaign to "Stop the Drop "

A smashed windscreen caused by a brick dropped from a bridge
A brick dropped from a bridge smashed the windscreen of this lorry

Students at Halton High School in Runcorn have been investigating the serious problem of children dropping objects from bridges onto passing vehicles below.

"Stop the Drop" is a local campaign to raise awareness of the issue, Amy, a Year 8 student explained.

"The idea is to stop children throwing things off bridges onto cars and lorries," she said.

For their report she and her fellow student reporters have interviewed a local council official and a police officer on the campaign.

She said she hoped the report would "make people stop and think about what they're doing".




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