• Drunk Driving Drinking Alcohol One
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    While driving down the road seventy miles an hour, a bug smashes into your windshield. You think, I ll bet he ll never have the guts to do that again. The statement is true. However, it applies to more than just a dead bug. Since the invention of the automobile in 1903, a simple trip to the local grocery store may now prove fatal. The sudden death often leaves husbands, wives, and children alone. Why would someone die by simply driving down the road While you may not realize it, the person comi...
  • Drinking And Driving Alcohol Drunk Impaired
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    Physical Well-Being: Drinking and Driving Personal Response There are a few reasons I picked a subject within the dimension of physical well-being. I think all people should look after their bodies and try to be healthy and in shape. The physical component is one of my strongest out of the five components, therefore, it is one of the most important to me. The main reason I chose the subject of drinking and driving is because it affects us all. Children, teen-agers, adults, seniors, drinkers, an...
  • Drunk Driving Essay Car John Alcohol
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    The Saturday night party was the place to be. Anyone who is anyone was there. John's curfew is midnight and its 12: 05. Mark had been doing quite a lot of drinking and he was John's ride home. John questioned whether or not he wanted to get in the car with Mark, but thought about how mad his parents were going to be. He was already five minutes late. Saying to himself "Just this one time," he decided to get in the car. John never made it home that night. Mark had rolled the car off the bridge o...
  • Drinking Cause And Effect Essay
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    Intoxication isn't necessarily a negative thing, but rather a pleasant as well as popular state of being. An intoxicated person can be a "good drunk" or a "bad drunk." If the drinker consumes the right amount of alcohol he / she will have no unpleasant after-affects. When intoxicated, a person can be a very social and pleasant person, and it also decreases one's shyness towards the opposite sex. Beer and other intoxicating beverages are a good thing if used in moderation. When intoxicated, a per...
  • Drunk Drivers Murders Driving People Person
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    Drunk Drivers: Murderers on Wheels At just a little past 10 p. m. , 19-year-old Jason Sumpf, a philosophy student at the University of Connecticut who had more things that he wanted to achieve than he could in six lifetimes, was leaving a party at 43 South St. in Plymouth, Connecticut. While Jason rummaged through his pockets for the keys to his girlfriend s car, headlights flashed across his back. Even though Sumpf was a second-degree black belt in karate, his reflexes weren t fast enough to j...
  • Driving Drunk People Thing Hope
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    By: steve Drunk Driving is becoming a major concern in our society today. Drunk driving is not a funny thing. It has killed many people and ruined the lives of many others. There are many stupid reasons drunk driving occurs. I believe the main one is just pure stupidity. Teenagers most likely will drink in their lifetime. After that happens, they need to know that they are not capable of driving. This knowledge could prevent many accidents. Drinking is not necessarily a bad thing, if you are a ...
  • Reservation Blues Native American
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    Gloria Bird realizes that for generations Native Americans have had drinking problems, and she also realizes that it is difficult for "native writers to accurately represent our communities without exploiting them." (G. Bird) However, Bird criticizes Alexie of embellishing or exaggerating the Native Americans' despair. Alexie cannot ignore the alcohol situation when describing Native American culture, but Alexie does not need to make alcoholism a common trait amongst almost every 'Indian' on the...
  • Drunk Driving James B Jacobs
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    AN ISSUE IN AMERICA TODAY! What could alcohol do to me What is the big deal with drinking and driving What could possibly go wrong These are many of the questions teenagers in America ask today. One reason alcohol is such a problem for teenagers is because of its acceptance in today's society. The fact that alcohol is portrayed as acceptable, on television and in everyday society has made alcoholism and drunk driving a huge problem amongst teenagers and young adults today. Having recently lost a...
  • Alcohol Drunk Driving
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    Giovanni Vaccarello, a retired machinist form Brooklyn, New York, never took the safety of his family for granted. He often drove Maria, 18, and Concetta, 17, to their part time jobs. John, his fourteen year old son, was to wear a beeper at all times so that he would never be out of reach. Giovanni routinely walked Cathy, his wife of twenty five years, one block to her job at the beauty salon. But with all the precautions Giovanni took, nothing could stop him from Abraham Meyers, a 25-year-old ...
  • Alcohol And Driving While Intoxicated
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    Alcohol and Driving While Intoxicated Alcohol is a drug, a very popular drug. Alcohol has been around for along time, and people have always enjoyed it's effects. Many people have passions for alcohol, some people have refrigerators filled with beer, many others are wine connoisseurs. Alcohol always seems to liven up the party. But no madder what your preference is, alcohol can be very dangerous when combined with the operation of an automobile. If you can remember only a few things from this r...
  • Drunks And Driving Scarlet Letter Essay
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    "People need to be aware that what happened to me can happen to you. I had never thought about impaired driving as an issue in my youth, it wasn't a debate. Now I know. Life really is about choices." This quote was from Tom Boyle who killed Brian Colgan in a drunk driving accident in 1995. Tom Boyle states that life is about choices. This brings up the issue with Massachusetts wanting to place a "scarlet letter" (mark of shame) on the licenses of convicted drunk drivers. Placing the "scarlet le...
  • Drunk Driving Alcohol Number People
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    Kory Tafel March 3, 2005 Essay 5 License to Kill Imagine being in a bar with a few of your good friends. Everyone is drinking and having a good time. You are going to leave and go home, but you friends won't let you because they know the dangers of driving after having a few drinks. Instead they call a cab to give you a ride home. You would be extremely lucky to have such smart friends. Drunk driving is a very serious problem in our society today, but it is becoming socially unacceptable causing...
  • Drunk Driving Drive Drink Intoxicated
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    Drunk driving is very dangerous. Driving while intoxicated is hazardous to your health, and to the well-being of others. It can kill you, other innocent people, you can be locked up, and taken away from family and friends, and it is illegal. Driving while intoxicated can be very harmful to your health, because it can kill you. On the other hand, it can kill an innocent person, who happens to be near you on the road while you are acting irresponsible. Irresponsible, in the fact that you took the ...
  • Drink Up Drunk Driving Should Be Legalized
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    Drink Up - Drunk Driving Should be Legalized Drunk driving should be legalized in the United States to help improve our standard of living. The legalization of driving while intoxicated would severely reduce the numbers of crimes that are committed on the roads. Then umber of illegal actions occurring on the roads would be reduced by the number of people that used to break the law by driving while drunk. Allowing people to drive drunk would also reduce the number of accidents occurring on the ro...
  • A Cold Day In Seattle
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    (this is a paper i wrote for english the grade was an A) A Cold Day In Seattle It was a cold winter day on that dreadful morning. School was closed because of a holiday. Justen's friends Jeremy and Billy came over to see if he could go to Capitol Hill with them. He agreed and their friend Ryan drove them. It was about 1: 00 pm when we they there, but the three boys would of never have gone if they only knew. Ryan dropped the trio of and said he would be back at 8: 00 pm in the same spot, because...
  • Drunk Teen Drivers Drinking Age
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    Teenagers Drinking Issues The drinking age is fine, if anything is should get raised. It is hard to ignore the fact that this law is broken everyday. It's the 21 st century all teens just want to fit in. Kids are drinking at a much younger age. Now, even 10 year olds and 11 year olds are trying to fit in with us older kids. It's amazing and sometimes funny what kids will do just to fit in with the "good" crowd. Well to some of us, that's considered the addicts and drinkers. Our parents call the...
  • Drunk Driving Students Colleges Problem
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    There is no doubt that the problem of drunk driving has reached academic proportions in America, especially among young people. Rob Waldron has seen his share of accidents that have had something to do with the consumption of alcohol. The most tragic of these events came when his brother, who attended a frat party and drank heavily, took his own life in a drunk driving accident. Waldron believes the death of his brother could have been prevented if colleges would take responsibility for the acti...
  • Major Causes Of Traffic Accidents
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    The number of traffic accident increase continually during recent years with three main causes such as driving while getting drunk, not abiding by the traffic rules and using public transports without safety. As for a recent survey, 35% of all participants have ever driven when they were drunk. It explains why 30% of all traffic accidents are caused during recent years by drunk drivers. People cannot control themselves when they get drunk. In most situations, they do not know what they are doing...
  • Drunk Driving Drive Person Alcohol
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    When an intoxicated individual makes a decision to sit behind the wheel of an automobile and drive home, he endangers everyone on the road. This one decision, which may not seem important at the time, can have a crucial impact. When the choice whether or not to drive under the influence of alcohol faces a person, he often does not realize the consequences of his actions, and therefore makes an extremely uneducated decision. Many people believe that increasing fines for drunk driving offenders wi...
  • Alcohol Drinking And Driving
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    There are right and wrong choices to make when a person chooses to drink alcohol. A good choice would be to drink responsibly and make sure not get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. Designating a driver that will not drink during your outing is a good decision to make. A poor decision would be to get extremely drunk and decide to get behind the wheel of a car and drive anyway. It might be the person? s opinion that they are capable of driving safely. This poor decision could seriously harm a...