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  • Dead Before The Van
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    After The Accident What I said with disbelief. There's no way! It can t be! I was twenty-three when I lost him. My heart's been afflicted with sorrow before but not as much as losing him. I still remember that cold January day like it was yesterday. A coroner and a policeman came knocking at my door. They asked for Mrs. Flores. Naturally, I thought they were looking for my mother-in-law. They asked who I was and if I had any relation at all with the Flores family. Then they showed me his license...
  • High Car Accidents On The Road
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    Car insurance rate for teenage should be lowered as adults In order to have the authority to drive, California's law requires everyone must have a license and pay for car insurance. Three months ago, my boyfriend decided to buy me car insurance at Twentieth Century. We thought that it would be more expensive for me to pay on my own than to include my name with him on the same car. It turned out, the company excluded my name, because my experience was less than three years. Thus, they sent me ano...
  • Car Toward The Nearest Gas Station
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    A couple of years ago my family and I went on a vacation to the Great Smokey Mountains. About ten minutes into the trip we got hit by a motorcycle and it completely jacked up our car. We had to get a rental car which was a piece of crap with the smallest engine. We were delayed a couple of days because of the accident but it was finally time for us to leave. A ride that should have taken five hours to get halfway took us nine whole hours. When we finally got to the hotel they would not even let ...
  • Occupant Death Rate For Mid Sized Suvs
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    SUV's have become the center of a large controversy in the last couple of years. Many studies have been conducted on the relation to the economy and the popularity of the SUV. The sport utility vehicle not only affects the economy with its gas-guzzling capabilities during a time of war, but with the safety questions that have continued to arise". Automobiles have a large impact on the quality of our environment and public health. Automobile use affects virtually every aspect of environmental qua...
  • Small Test Dummy In The Worker's Arms
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    Car safety is an issue that concerns people across the Nation. Millions of Americans die each year due to fatal car accidents. The demand for safer automobiles is ever increasing. The Saturn Corporation recognizes this demand and has begun focusing its advertisements on America's need to feel safe. Saturn brings together setting, color, and a main focus to create the image of a safe car company. In one particular Saturn ad, a Saturn worker stands in a room surrounded by crash test dummies. The d...
  • Earnhardt's Car After The Accident
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    Earnhardt dies following Daytona 500 accident By Dave Rodman, Turner Sports Interactive February 18, 2001 8: 28 PM EST (0128 GMT) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Seven-time NASCAR Winston Cup champion Dale Earnhardt, 49, was fatally injured Sunday in a multi-car accident on the final lap of the 43rd Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. 'NASCAR has lost its greatest driver,' said NASCAR Chairman of the Board Bill France, who himself is recovering from life threatening illnesses, 'and I personall...
  • Car In The Cursed Intersection
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    The term death is often used lightly. It is frequently used in jokes and idle threats, and rarely taken seriously. Few individuals really grasp the concept of death and how it can distort the lives of the people it comes in contact with. I was among the clueless until Iwas ten years old. I was running home from soccer practice, speeding towards the cursed intersection, not but a quarter mile from my house when it happened. Luckily I am here today to reflect on that moment. My near death experien...
  • Forward And The Dummy On Trolley B
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    Exp # 1 Title: Inertia and Car accidents. Aim: To find out how inertia plays a part in accidents. Materials: 1. Wooden ramp, approx 1.5 m long and 30 cm wide. 2. Bricks or wooden blocks 3.2 dynamics, trolleys or toy cars 4. Plasticine 5. metre rule Method: 1. Two plasticine dummies weighing 20 g each were made and placed on the trolleys. 2. Trolley B was placed 30-40 cm in front of the ramp. 3. Trolley A was placed 100 cm from the end of the ramp. Directly in line with the other trolley. 4. Trol...
  • Back Across Town To Kathy's Office
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    Interview of an Insurance Field Adjuster As I fumbled through radio stations, the unforgettable memories of horn blaring, tires screeching, and turning just in time to see a truck smashing into my car came flooding back. Glass shattering, the airbag deploying, I had gasped for breath from the sudden impact. It is sad that most people will have to go through a car accident like this one at least once in their lifetime. Kathy Highland was the insurance adjuster from Shelter Insurance Company who w...
  • Sound System For My Car
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    One nice day in the summer my friends, Yvette, Katie, and Kristi, and I were heading up to the Lil Jon & The Eastside Boys concert. Everything was going fine. We made it up there with no problem, found the Excel Center. When we were parked we decided that we wanted to park closer, so I backed out and all of a sudden we heard a bang and my car wouldn't start. We started freaking out, because we stuck up against this car I hit. We then asked some guys to help push it into a parking spot, when it w...
  • Cause Of The Accident
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    Aggressive Media Violation of Privacy and its Consequences Paparazzi and Their Contribution to Princess Dianas Death It was only last August that the familiar world of U.S. evening television programming was interrupted by a terse bulletin, stating only Princess Diana of Wales had been injured in an auto accident in France. However, moments after the first bulletin, a second news flash interrupted, ominous in the complete lack of details, gravely stating that an update on the Princess Dianas con...
  • Greeks Wife Cora
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    The postman always rings twice Author: James M. Cain Characterisation. Frank, a man who falls in love with Cora. Hes a type of guy whos rough but smart. His passion for Cora makes him mad of love. Cora, the Greeks wife (Hes always called the Greek in the book so Ill better call him the Greek, his real name is Nick) Cora is in doubt weather she would go with Frank or stay with her husband, the Greek. She chooses for Frank. Genre. This book is a short psychological novel. Narrative structure. Its ...
  • Cars With The Side Airbags
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    Airbags, the Innovation of Automobile Safety: Lifesavers and Killers Driver and occupant safety has been a major concern since the invention of automobiles. The very first safety feature on the automobile was the horn. They were easy to use and also provided an audio alert to inform people that there was a car present. As time gradually past on, the number of drivers and cars increased. The engineers noticed that an audio alert was not enough to protect the passengers of the car. This brought ab...
  • Owner Of An Automobile With An Airbag
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    Airbags Imagine yourself and a friend on a road trip. All of the sudden a car pulls out in front of you. When you finally wake up, you notice that you were in a terrible accident. You see your friend lying inside the car. Your friend's neck has been broken by the impact of the airbag on the passenger side of the car. Airbags are thought to be a great safety feature on automobiles, but they have caused many injuries and deaths in all kinds of accidents. Even though air bags are designed to save l...
  • Jake's Character Through Actions
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    Far naz Fal safi 215-13-8761 English 210 10/19/1999 Love In L.A. There are many ways to develop a character in a story. A good development of the characters is crucial to any story's success. In Love In L. A by Dagoberto Gilb, the author does this in three main ways: by description, by action, and by dialogue. First, the main character Jake's personality is shown through the narrator's descriptive tone, as well as narration of the story. In the beginning of the story we can see that the author d...

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