Corvette Museum Gets Nearly $200,000 From Funding

There's going to be a brand new feature at Bowling Green's National Corvette Museum, courtesy of the state of Kentucky.

On Aug. 29, Governor Ernie Fletcher presented museum officials with a check for $198,000 dollars from federal transportation funds.

The money will build a driving simulator theater.

The simulator will provide interactive training to teach students how to "drive defensively."

"One could be a pedestrian stepping out in front of them and helping them understand better how to react and what to do, and how to anticipate. One will be driving under the influence and being able to know the impact that that has on it," said Wendell Strode, Executive Director for the Corvette Museum.

Strode says the simulator should be up and running in the summer of 2008. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, no links, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
WBKO 2727 Russellville Road Bowling Green, KY 42101-3976 Phone: 270-781-1313 After Hours Hotline: 270-781-6397 Fax: 270-781-1814
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 9461587 -
Gray Television, Inc.