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  • Their Instruction Permit And Driver's License
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    The Driving Dungeon In the US in the last year, states and providences (such as Salt Lake City and Colorado) have been changing their driving laws for new teenage driving. This is making the process longer and more stressful for a teens to get their licenses. It is also taking away from the great joy of a parent to allow their children to legally go out for them to run errands or just to have some free time alone. Instead what it is doing for the parents is forcing them to stay with there kid, t...
  • Driving Motorcycles
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    Realization of Mortality Life is a gift that all of us have. Some follow a more conservatively safe lifestyle while others prefer to walk a little closer to the edge of mortality. This idea became clearly evident to me while I was standing in a hospital trauma room around five years ago. Growing up in a family where I was considered the daredevil was somewhat of an honor in view of the fact that I was second to the youngest. I took up driving tractors and go-carts when I was only six or seven. I...
  • Driving Age Amendment Bill
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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....
  • Hester Pryne In The Scarlet Letter
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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 let...
  • Sleepy Drivers
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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...
  • Legal Driving Age
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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 ...
  • Legalized Drunk
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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...
  • Major Cause Of Highway Accidents
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    Highway Safety On a cool Saturday night last fall The Texas Aggies began celebrating their win against the Baylor Bears in a rival football game. Students from both campuses came together for the traditional post-game parties. However the parties and celebrations came to a devastating halt when 6 students were killed by a driver who had fallen asleep and hit them on the highway. The driver was not drunk, nor was he speeding, he just fell asleep. USA Today, explains in Over Work, Lack Of Sleep Ca...
  • Six Months
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    Driving Age How long did you have to wait to get your license, was it three weeks, six weeks maybe Well, we have to wait 6 months after we get our permit. Now, you didn't have to wait that long, did you. For the new bill that has passed in Kentucky says that students must wait six months to get their license after you turn sixteen. Do you think that that is right Can you remember how many times you crashed the first six months that you got your license I am here to convince you that raising the ...
  • Driving Crashes
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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...
  • Drunk Driving Accident
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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 an ...

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