• The Driving Age In Tennessee
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    The Driving Age in Tennessee The driving age should be raised to the age of eighteen for many reasons. The group of people at highest risk for having an automobile accident are those who are sixteen years of age. Many accidents within this age group can be attributed to immaturity, ignorance, and lack of experience. Problems such as these can only be corrected by time and better education. First, most sixteen-year-olds lack the maturity to have a life-threatening responsibility such as driving....
  • Walking And Driving Pace Person Body
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    Walking and Driving Walking is the motion of exerting energy. Driving is the usage of the foot to accelerate from the gas to the break or vice versa. How does walking compare to driving Which one of the two gives a good feeling afterwards Is there even a difference between walking and driving Walking is using the human body to move from one place to another in a certain pace. Walking takes energy. To get energy, food and water is needed in the human body system. To reach a certain destination, w...
  • 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 Drivers Who Are 16 Year
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    Cause and Effect Driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous things you can do. There is a mass of research evidence to show that driving performance and reaction times are seriously affected by alcohol. If you drink and drive, you are not only a danger to yourself but also to your passenger, other road users and pedestrians. In fact, every 30 minutes, someone in this country dies in alcohol-related crash. Last year alone more than one million people were ...
  • Driving Ability Affect Vision Drive
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    What things affect your driving ability? There are many things that affect your driving ability. Your emotional, vision and physical condition are just a few. Responsibility, maturity, and self-control are factors that affect your driving. It's not just skill that matters. It's your ability to think clearly and make sound, responsible decisions. Everybody experiences strong feelings that are both positive and negative. When you experience a strong negative emotion, you may feel as if you have t...
  • 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 ...
  • Drinking And Driving Offenses
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    Drinking and Driving Offenses My essay is on 'Drinking and Driving Offenses'. In my essay I will tell you the various kinds of drinking and driving offenses, the penalties, and the defences you can make if you are caught drinking and driving. Let me tell you about the different offenses. There are six offenses in drinking and driving. They are 'driving while impaired', 'Having care and control of a vehicle while impaired', 'Driving while exceeding 80 m. g.' , 'Havingcare and control of a vehicl...
  • Should Cell Phones Be Outlawed While Driving
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    Even though I don't personally own a cell phone, I have at one time. I've noticed that talking on a cellular phone while driving doesn't make it hard to be distracted. It only takes a second for a car to drift off the road or into another lane and crash. A study recently published in the Journal of American College Health looked at the association between near-accidents and accidents among college students and talking on a cell phone while driving. The paper was written by Dong-Chul Seo, a lectu...
  • Good Things About Oregon New Driving Law
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    Oregon's new driving law is going to make a major difference The new law changes the ages of becoming a fully licensed driver. The new program goes in three steps instead of two like the current program. It works like this: When a potential driver is 15, he can get his learners permit. He must have a licensed adult with him at all times while driving. When he turns 16, he can get a license that only allows him to drive during the day and never with any other teenagers in the car when by himself....
  • Drink Driving Persuasive Essay
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    Each year numerous lives are lost due to careless and irrational driving. The disregard for safe driving has been a predicament to Queensland for years. For many years police have relied heavily on speed cameras, breathe testing and heavy fines as a deterrent against unlawful drivers. Over the years fatality rates have increased, so Queensland Transport has composed a series of safe driving campaigns. On many occasions the transport department informs and advises the public about the importance ...
  • Sleeping At The Wheel
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    Sleeping At the Wheel The dangers of sleepiness when driving. Sleepiness affects the ability to concentrate and maintain attention and vigilance particularly when physically inactive. These effects may expose the sleepy individual to potentially dangerous consequences, particularly in sedentary and monotonous situations such as while driving a vehicle. Sleepiness is a major contributing factor to road traffic accidents. Studies of motorway accidents indicate that 20 to 25% appear to be due to dr...
  • 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...
  • Road Rage Driving Aggressive Behavior
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    Thesis: Road rage is a major problem in the United States, it causes accidents, anger, fear, and danger to our roadways everyday. Audience: Anyone who struggles with anger management while driving, or the typical aggressive driver. Also teenagers, adults, and elderly people. Purpose: To inform all drivers of the unsafe and unpredictable behavior present on our roadways. Also to help understand road rage is a problem people have because of their attitude and they bring harm to others. Publication...
  • 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 ...
  • Legal Driving Age Teens Accidents
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    Yvonne Sanchez 800112219 Public Speaking 1301 Persuasive outline Final speech Legal Driving Age Debate Attention Getter A. Is premature driving killing our teens? B. Headlines read "Teen driver killed in wreck" High school student dies in car crash." C. In South Carolina 2% of the states drivers are under the age of 18. Those teens make up 4% of the drivers involved in fatal collisions and 7% of all accidents. D. The reason all these accidents happen is because too many teens are getting behind...
  • Drunk Driving Drink And Drive
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    Cause and Effect Essay on: Drunk Driving By: Winde RoviraMr. Young English 1018 March 2000 Driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous things you can do. There is a mass of research evidence to show that driving performance and reaction times are seriously affected by alcohol. Our law in Georgia states, "that it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle if your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) exceeds. 10%. Georgia observes a 'per se' law. (Craft) If you dri...
  • Raising The Driving Age 18
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    Raising the Driving Age to 18 Changing the driving age is unreasonable I think. I am not saying that there is good in changing it. I am just saying that it isn't the best way to go. It gives teens freedom. I think it's unreasonable because some sixteen-year-olds are responsible and can handle themselves. I think that there are crazies in every age when it comes to driving. I see so many middle aged and older people driving like mad people. They act as if nothing bad can happen to them. I also b...
  • Elderly Drivers Reaction Time
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    All was well on a sunny July afternoon at a Santa Monica farmers' market, where loads of people were gathered outdoors collecting fruit, and enjoying their day. Heart rates increased and tragedy struck as a 1992 Buick emerged into the scene at top speed. The car uncontrollably succeeded in knocking stands over disastrously, managing to steal ten innocent lives, and send about forty to the hospital. The driver, Russel Weller, was an 86-year-old man. This tragedy revived an issue already controve...
  • Drink Driving And Changing Peoples Attitudes
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    Section B - Application Of Psychology In The Real World Drink driving is a major problem around the world. The government has produced many posters, TV and radio adverts to increase knowledge of the problem. The campaign is powerful and with coloured illustrations on the posters makes people realise that the crime is a serious crime and if going to jail is a resort to preventing it then that is the form the government will take. The poster has two slogans. The first is "only GOING DOWN the road...
  • 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...