• Should There Be Limits On New Drivers
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    There have been many debates on whether or not there's should be limits oppose to new drivers. New drivers tend to get a little out of hand when first driving. I believe that there should be limits on new drivers. Although this is my point of view, others have an opposite view. One reason is that many teens depend on driving these days. This is the time they begin to depend on their parents for rides, which can become an inconvenience to them. Also if there was a limit then teens would be limit...
  • Drinking And Driving Alcohol Influence Body
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    Drinking and Driving is dangerous to yourself and others around you. Alcohol is a depressant, it impairs your ability to drive, slows down your reaction time and causes you to make some risky decisions that you wouldn't normally take. The penalty for Drinking and Driving is Driving Under the Influence (DUI). If your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) registers over. 08 which is 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 mili litres of blood, you are Driving Under the Influence. After having one drink it takes a...
  • Drinking And Driving Offences Refusing Impaired
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    "DRINKING AND DRIVING OFFENCES" My essay is on "Drinking and Driving Offences." In my essay I will tell you the various kinds of drinking and driving offences, the penalties, and the defences you can make if you are caught drinking and driving. Let me tell you about the different offences. There are six offences in drinking and driving. They are "driving while impaired", "Having care and control of a vehicle while impaired", "Driving while exceeding 80 m. g." ," Having care and control of a vehi...
  • Should The Drivers License Age Be Raised
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    Should the age to receive a driver's license be raised and, if not, should graduated licensing be instituted This is a growing question across America as well as other countries around our globe. The percentage of teenage accidents involving automobiles is on a constant rise. Whether caused by the lack of experience or under the influence of alcohol, death has become all too common among teen motorists. This problem is not going to go away by itself; action needs to be taken. The state must rais...
  • Driving Age Drivers Drive Children
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    Mathew M Volpe Mr. Bohn Research & Technology April 27, 2005 The Driving Age "Many teens are interested in being able to drive at a younger age, but it is still unclear if they are able to handle it. If the legal driving age is lowered, are we endangering the lives of teen drivers, as well as the passengers with them?" (Think Quest) I believe most people want to drive as soon as they can. However, recently the government has been trying to pass laws that may change the current driving age of 16....
  • Its Time To Raise The Driving Age
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    First thing Sunday morning, you go in the kitchen and open up the newspaper. Once again the front page reads, "High School Students Killed" or " Teen Loses Control." Why? Another car accident. The truth is the number of deaths and accidents caused by 16 year olds every day is astonishing. I believe the only way to stop the rising epidemic is to raise the driving age, implement a rewards program, and increase parental involvement. Raising the driving age would make a huge impact in the amount of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Effects Of Drunk Driving
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    Did you know drunk driving is the Nation s most frequently committed violent crime About three in every five Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related crash at some time in their lives. It s a scary thought isn t it Drunk driving takes the life of a person approximately every thirty seconds. Those injured and killed in drunk driving collisions are not accident victims. The crashes caused by impaired drivers involve two choices: to drink AND to drive. The injuries and deaths sustained each...
  • Drunk Driving As A Social Issue
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    How much longer will we be forced to endure the pain and atrocities due to the carelessness of drunk driving Drunk driving has been a problem in the United States since the introduction of automobiles; however, it did not become an important social issue until the 1980 s. At that time the political atmosphere defined crime in terms of personal choice and individual responsibility. Drunk driving was defined as a problem located within individuals. Drunk driving is illegal in every state. It is n...
  • Senior Citizens Safe Drivers Or Roadway Hazards
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    Senior Citizens: Safe Drivers or Roadway Hazards Driving is a simple task that many of us perform on a day to day basis. Most people are safe drivers, while a few are incapable of driving safely. Safe and capable is how most senior citizens can be viewed, however, there are some exceptions. A simple retesting of the senior citizens would make the roads more safe. Senior citizens's ity-five and over should be allowed to drive only if they can pass a second driving test. Testing of the senior cit...
  • Drinking And Driving Offenses
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    Drinking and Driving Offenses My essay is on 'Drinking and Driving Offences'. In my essay y I will tell you the various kinds of drinking and driving offences, the penalties, and the defences you can make if you are caught drinking and drive ng. Let me tell you about the different offences. There are si x offences in drinking and driving. They are 'driving while impaired', 'Have ng care and control of a vehicle while impaired', 'Driving while exceeding 80 m. g.' , 'Having care and control of a v...
  • Drinking Driving Alcohol 000 Driver
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    On 31 August 1997, Princess Diana died tragically in a car crash driven by a drunken chauffer. Her death was shocking on several levels. It was violent. "It sent those she had touched through her charity work into heartbroken mourning, and saddened millions more who had never met her but who had followed her troubled and sometimes troublesome life with the intimacy that modern celebrity affords." This accident would not have happened if the driver was not intoxicated by alcohol. The recent figur...
  • Underage Drinking Age 21
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    Underage Drinking Why did the United States of America pass a law to increase the drinking age from 18 to 21 The answer is because increasing the drinking age to 21 has effectively reduced the percentage of alcohol related deaths throughout the country. It seems that at 18, youths are not mature enough to handle the responsibilities and consequences that result from the privilege of being able to legally drink alcoholic beverages. The major reason for the increase in legal drinking age from 18 t...
  • My Father Died Drinking And Driving
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    As I awoke from a deep sleep I realized that someone was repetitiously pounding on the door. I watched my young mother suspiciously stumble down the hall to look through the peephole, and quickly open the door. It was the police? As a four-year-old child this concerned me. I overheard the police discussing with my mother that there has been a bad accident, but he continued to tell her that he is sorry to inform her this way and her husband was in the accident and passed away. I watched as the ho...
  • Cell Phone Driving Phones Ground
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    Introduction: Picture this, you " re driving and the person in front of you is completely oblivious to what's going on, and your thinking, what is this person doing. You pull up next to them and look, and see that they are engaged in a full conversation on their cell phone. Then all of a sudden you look in your review mirror and this person behind you is about to rear end you. What do you know, the person is on the cell phone too. Or maybe this, you " re driving by yourself and you " re listeni...
  • Disadvantages Of Owing A Car
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    Is there any disadvantages of having a car? Having a car for a couple of years made me realize some disadvantages. For example, risking your life, spending money and the waste of time. The first disadvantage is risking our life. We know the way we drive so we have to be carefull with the others drivers. when we are driving we always have to see if the person next to us is driving right. Because we never know if that driver is going to hit our car and cause and accident or maybe death. We never ...
  • 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...
  • Silver Car Driving Drivers People
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    Driving in today's society has become increasingly dangerous. There are so many things that can happen. Whether its inclement weather or other drivers, driving has its difficulties. The worst part though is other drivers. You never know what to expect' or what other drivers will do. Many of today's drivers have dangerous habits. When I first received my driver's license I was talking to my mother about driving. We were talking about when and where I was aloud to drive. I told her that driving w...
  • Cell Phones Phone Driving Drivers
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    Cell Phone Regulations are not needed Full commercial use of the cell phone in the United States began in 1983. Today an estimated 80 million people own cell phones and surveys indicated that 85% of these owners use them while driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that at any given time during day house 500, 000 passenger vehicles drivers, or 30% of all such drivers are using a cell phone. How are we supposed to regulate use? Ninety-one percent of Americans believ...
  • 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...