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  • Drink And Drive
    545 words
    The Drinking Age The drinking age is twenty one because all the people making the laws are over twenty one. So they take a biased way of thinking. When we are eighteen we can smoke, vote, and be drafted into the army, yet we arent capable of deciding for ourselves to have a beer or two. Why arent we protesting this outrageous indignity On the other hand, drinking has caused many deaths and many more injures when its not handled right and abused. First of all, when we are eighteen we can decide w...
  • Protection From Drunk Drivers
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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 comin...
  • Cause And Effect Driving A Vehicle
    634 words
    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 ...
  • Penalty For Drinking And Driving
    469 words
    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 ap...
  • Canada's Drinking And Driving Problem
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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, and...
  • Drinking And Driving Offences
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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...
  • Number Of Drink Drive Accidents
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    Every 22 minutes, someone will die in an alcohol-related traffic accident. Although you probably think that it could never happen to you, experts say everyone has a 40% chance of being in a crash involving alcohol use sometime in their life. According to a Gallup survey, funded by State Farm, of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), drunken driving is our No. 1 highway safety problem. Through education, increased law enforcement and stiffer penalties, the number of alcohol-related traffic accide...
  • Responsible Drinking From The Start
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    Drinking is not the problem, it's how we approach it Young teens all get a bad rep when it comes to drinking alcohol. Especially college students that are considered "binge drinkers". When in reality a nation wide survey of students at 168 colleges and university's found some interesting things about the underage corrupt youth. 93% of all students have never received a lower grade in a class because of drinking too much. 98% of all college students say that they have never gotten into trouble fr...
  • Alcohol And Driving While Intoxicated Alcohol
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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 re...
  • Being
    290 words
    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 ...
  • Legalized Drunk
    381 words
    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...
  • Drinking Age At 21
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    UNDERAGE DRINKING SHOULD THE LEGAL AGE BE 18 When teen-agers turn 18, their parents tell them that they are adults and send them into the world. They go to college, get a job, join the military. They do grown-up things like vote, pay taxes and become parents. But they cant go to the bar for a beer because when it comes to liquor, they are still just kids. Wheres the fairness in the 21-and-older drinking law Wheres the logic I myself wonder this everyday. I mean I understand that our government d...
  • Driving While Exceeding 80 M G
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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...
  • Teens Drive
    901 words
    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 drin...
  • Driving Crashes
    518 words
    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...
  • Drink And Your Eighteen
    458 words
    I propose that every eighteen-year-old should be allowed to legally drink alcohol. There are many reasons that made me think of this idea. First I thought hey, when I turn eighteen there are so many responsibilities and options that I'm going to have to make. The first one was the right to vote. I'm thinking that if our government believes that we are old enough to make the important choice of picking a president and other government officials, then they are realizing that we are mature enough. ...
  • Drinking Age Back To Eighteen
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    Catch 21 Sarah, an eighteen-year-old college freshman, walks into a convenience store and moves timidly to the back, hoping that no one she knows will see her. Opening the refrigerator door, she pulls out a chilled case of Coors Light. Sarah nervously approaches the cashier, with her fake ID ready to be shown, and places the case of beer on the counter. Upon first sight, the cashier assumes that Sarah is not of legal age to buy beer, because she is petite and looks young. When she places the cas...
  • Non Alcoholic Drinks
    407 words
    Don't Drink and Drive Every 30 minutes someone in America dies in an alcohol related accident. Last year alone there was over one million people injured in an alcohol related traffic incident. Alcohol involvement is the single greatest factor in motor vehicle deaths and injuries. Only 4% of all crashes involve the use of alcohol, but 41% of fatal crashes are do to alcohol. There is always a way to resolve this problem. The law has defiantly played a major role in scaring people from behind the w...
  • Results On Victims Of A Drink Driver
    557 words
    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"...
  • Drink And Drive
    778 words
    So only one drink can't hurt at all. Right? Wrong. That one drink of alcohol and the decision you make to get in a car and drive, can lead you to killing someone, your own death, jail, financial loss, and much more. The most frequently committed violent crime in our nation is driving under the influence of alcohol or any other drug (DUI). There are two choices that you make when you drink and drive: to drink (or use other drugs) and then to drive afterwards. Drinking and driving, among young adu...

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