• Speed Limit Limits People Drivers
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    Devin Maier October 23, 1999 English 102 McCrady Life in the Fast Lane Humans in the twentieth century live in an era characterized by an unrelenting desire for speed. The ability to go faster and accomplish more often seems to be the option of choice. Everything from the information super highway to the interstate highway is dominated by this need for speed. Whether it is fast food or fast cars, more powerful search engines or automobile engines, the fact of the matter is people rarely stop to ...
  • Road Rage Cars Women Driving
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    Lance Baker Engl. 1 Ms. Humphries March 4, 2001 Road Rage These days, cars are necessary for everyday living. They take us where we need to go. They are the method of transportation for everyday traveling. Road rage is an increasing problem in America. Incidents of violent driving have been rising for many years now. Many people identify themselves by the car they drive, because of this; road rage is only increased. Potential problems should try to be avoided. Some would say that speed limits a...
  • Speed Limits And You
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    ... ir speed limits, there was a surprising change. Out of the 26 states over half of them observed an increase in fatalities per one hundred million miles. But the fact that the total death rate is down from 24, 911 people in 1995 to 24, 855 in 1996 is of much more importance. Some of the most notable decreases in fatalities include Mississippi- down 21 percent, and Montana -down 10 percent (Chaser). Montana is a wonderful example not only because of its decrease in fatalities but because of it...
  • Speed Limits Traffic Control
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    Imagine driving on I-75 as cars race by you at a blink of an eye. You are driving 60 miles per hour, the speed limit; they must be doing 100 miles per hour or more. This is not an illusion; this is the reality of driving on a highway. Believe it, it happens everyday. Cars race down the road at uncontrollable speeds that cause tickets, accidents, and sadly death. Speed limits are a must for traffic control, for safety in neighborhoods and for avoidance of collisions. Traffic control establishes ...
  • Speed Kills Limit Accident High
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    Speed Kills The high speed limits are often causes of accidents that cause serious injuries and even death. The speed limit should be lowered so we can control accidents caused by high speed driving, pollution, and the high cost of operation and insurance. First of all it is obvious that a motorist driving over the speed limit has more chances of getting into an accident that a motorist who is traveling at the average speed. One who drives fast does not have proper and that well of a control on ...