• Road Rage The Scourge Of America's Roadways
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    Topic: Road Rage General Purpose: To convince Specific Purpose: To convince the audience to combat "road rage" by increasing driver awareness Thesis Statement: "Road rage" caused by aggressive driving tendencies is a growing epidemic affecting today's roadways, but there is a solution. Ethos: Include myself in my statements. Pathos: Audience should feel horrified at the consequences of road rage. Logos: Cite statistics and research resources. Introduction I. How many of you have ever been in a ...
  • Helmet Law Motorcycle States Safety
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    The Motorcycle Helmets, Educate not Legislate Choice or Law? Freedom of choice' is not about the thrill of feeling the wind in our hair any more than a young man's choice to serve in the armed forces of this country during a time of war is about the thrill of being shot at. The issue is about returning personal responsibility to trained and experienced adult motorcyclists. It is about rejecting the proposition that the government should be allowed to impose upon the personal decisions of free me...
  • Car Safety Air Bags
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    Auto-related deaths and injuries place a stain on society. In addition to causing grief and suffering, vehicle crashes add billions to the cost of health care and vehicle insurance. Buying a safer car can help consumers confidently identify the safest vehicles. Each year about 40, 000 Americans lose their lives in motor vehicle collisions. This means that one in 8. 5 drivers are involved in an automobile collision and one out of nine hospital beds are occupied by a victim of an auto-related inci...
  • Are Firestone Tires Safe At This Point
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    Agency Missed Early Tire Warnings Correction In some Sept. 12 editions, a headline in the Business section misstated how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration handled some complaints about Firestone tires. The headline should have said, as it did in other editions, that the agency missed the complaints. By Cindy Skrzycki Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, September 12, 2000; Page E 01 On Nov. 30, 1998, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration received a letter from a Fo...