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Reasons to wear a seatbelt - “August 2000, our family of six was on the way to a wedding. It was a rainy day, and Gregg was not familiar with the area. The car hit standing water in the high-way, and started hydro-planing. Greg lost control of the car. Then, the car went backwards down into a ditch and started sliding on its wheels sideways. After sliding for 100 feet or so, the car flipped, at least once. After flipping, the car came to rest on its wheels, and the passenger window broke out....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Importance of Wearing a Seatbelt - The Importance of Wearing a Seatbelt We have all heard the excuses before, "It's uncomfortable, I'm only going around the corner", I'd rather be thrown out of a car than be stuck in a seatbelt," and my favorite, "I'm a good driver I don't need to wear one." Well you may be a good driver but there are situations beyond your control such as bad weather, road conditions and not to mention other drivers that can affect your safety. Seat belts can mean the difference between life and death in an auto accident....   [tags: Argumentative Safety Driving Accidents Essays] 978 words
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Pros and Cons of the Mandatory Seatbelt Law - An enormous division currently exists between the people who believe that automobile safety should be an option and those that feel it must be a requirement. The federal government feels the morally obligated to create the safest driving environment possible. On the other end of the spectrum, opinions exist that the average driver has ability to make the choice of safety on their own. Editorials, political assemblies, debates, and conversations have arrived on the concept of click it or ticket. This idea refers to ticketing any motor vehicle driver and passenger that is not fastened by a seat belt....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1453 words
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Teen Driving Hazards - ... Not all people realize the dangers of not wearing a seatbelt. Take Briana Carron a sixteen year old girl as an example. Briana Carron lived in Defiance, Missouri. One night at eight thirty Briana died in a severe car accident from not wearing her seatbelt. Briana crashed by going slightly off the right side of the road and overcorrecting her Chevy Cavalier. She crossed the center line and ended up hitting a pickup truck head on. If only Briana was wearing a seatbelt, she could possibly be alive today (Cornute)....   [tags: seatbelt, texting, drinking] 1240 words
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seatbelt - Internet File Sharing and the Music Industry Imagine millions of songs accessible in one place. Today songs are just a few clicks away since the introduction of the internet and file sharing. File sharing is simply taking a file and allowing other internet users to download and use the file permanently. The accessibility and use of file sharing programs has devastated the music industry financially. The fact that almost every song recorded today is accessible through a free program encourages most consumers to download rather than buy....   [tags: essays research papers] 767 words
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Is It Proper to place someone in jail for a seatbelt violation - States across the nation have seat belt laws in place that make it a requirement for drivers and passengers in vehicles that are being operated on public streets to wear some sort of safety belt. In 1998, 41,471 people were killed in 6,334,000 reported motor vehicle accidents in the United States. Seat belts are estimated to save 9,500 lives each year, and statistics show a higher degree of seat-belt use in states that aggressively enforce seat belt laws. The laws, as well as the punishments available for violation of the laws vary by state....   [tags: essays research papers] 1523 words
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Seatbelts Save Lives - One of the reason’s seatbelts have been able to save lives are because it could have less likely caused you to wreck or get hurt from not wearing your seatbelt during this time. But majority of the people now days that don’t wear their seatbelts will actually get in trouble for it and it is against the law now days. But majority of the people have got killed during this time in today’s world and maybe we can make it become a safer world today. Another reason to choose this would be able to persuade other’s to get in the habit of wearing their seatbelt also and to help not wreck as much as they do now days during the time we are here....   [tags: driving accidents, ] 1312 words
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Seatbelts - When travelling at slow speeds in your car the wearing of a seatbelt has little effect of your body when you brake. So why is it important to wear your seat belt. A driver or passenger travelling in a car is moving at the same speed as the car. If the car suddenly stops, the body of the rider inside will keep moving forward at the same speed. This demonstrates inertia. The tendency of a moving object to keep moving, or of a stationary object to remain at rest. Basically Newtons first law; that a body stationary or moving with constant velocity will want to continue to do so, unless acted on by a force....   [tags: essays research papers] 726 words
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Seatbelts on School Buses: a Necessity or a Daily Threat to Our Students? - In the late 1920’s, school buses and larger industrial vehicles became a popular source of transportation that started from Ford dealership owner, A.L. Luce. Luce had plans to extend the school bus frame (from a Model T) to accompany more students per one bus. As school buses and city buses became more common throughout America’s cities for daily transportation, safety regulations and precautions were put in place. Safety features, including flashing caution lights, visors outside of the vehicle, and motorized stop signs and stop arms were all installed within the next 80 years to make the journey to and from school safer....   [tags: school transportation, legislation]
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Automobile Faults Rectified - ... At this point the weight of the passenger then specified and there is a folded part at the end of the seatbelt the snaps giving more movement to the occupant to prevent any further injury from occurring, yet still keeping the passenger/driver safe. After 0.060 seconds the seatbelt has positioned the occupant. This position takes full advantage of the airbag. 2.) The airbag light on the dashboard is constantly on but the customer doesn’t know why. The light will come on when the system detects a problem and activates a trouble code....   [tags: airbags, seatbelts, electric windows] 1197 words
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Persuasive Speech: Everyone Should Use a Seat Belt While in a Car - ... This figure is an intimidating figure because it show the occurrence of death in a crash. In this accident, the leading cause of death is people under the age of 35 years old. Safety belts can prevent death in about half of these accident. B. A seat belt help us by holding us in the car and keep people being throw around and out of the car. Many injury occur when a person inside the car collides with the steering, wheel, dashboard, windshield, the roof or other. (Transition: Let’s take a look on what is the second reason why we should wear seat belt when driving car) II. The second point is can cultivate themselves too not violate government law....   [tags: Persuasive Speech] 714 words
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Atwater V. The City of Lago Vista - Atwater V. The City of Lago Vista      In Texas it’s illegal to drive or have any other passengers in the car seatbelt less, mainly children riding in the front seat. Mrs. Atwater was driving in Lago Vista, Texas with her children in the front seat and nobody wearing a seatbelt. A Lago Vista police officer observed the seatbelt violations and pulled her over. After that he verbally berated her, handcuffed her, put her in the squad car, and drove her to the police station, where she was searched extensively....   [tags: essays research papers] 342 words
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Applying Safety Standards in the Agricultural Industry - ... One farmer overturned his tractor after making a turn with the front-end loader elevated. When the height of the center of gravity increases, a tractor is more likely to tip over. When attempting to travel uphill, a farmer would be wise to back up a slope. If a farmer tries to move forward up a steep hill, the tractor’s rear wheels could stop turning and force the front end off the ground; however, since the front wheels are not strong enough to move a tractor up a steep hill, backing up a hill prevents a farmer from putting himself in a dangerous situation and the tractor from flipping over....   [tags: health, safety and security]
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The Meaning of Quantitative and Qualitative Research - The Meaning of Quantitative and Qualitative Research Quantitative and Qualitative are two different forms of research that complement each other either from a numerical standpoint or a descriptive one. Quantitative research comes from a numerical perspective and qualitative research comes from more of a descriptive perspective, though they cannot be described with these specific terms, they need to be elaborated on to get more of an overall understanding. Quantitative research expresses data in a numerical fashion and its main focus is to supply information and to determine relationships between variables (Guts, 2014)....   [tags: Research, Numerical Standpoint]
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Analysis of a Television Advertisement Aimed at Raising Awareness on the Issue of Road Safety - Analysis of a Television Advertisement Aimed at Raising Awareness on the Issue of Road Safety In order to analyse the advertisement, it is necessary to look at the different techniques used throughout. The advertisement has been created in order to promote road safety, and is from a series of advertisements called ‘THINK!’ The specific advert I am to analyse is called ‘Backwards’, and deals with the decision of whether or not to wear seatbelts whilst travelling in a car. Different techniques used in the advertisement are employed in order to increase effectiveness, these are as follows; the meaning behind the visuals of the advertisement, the target audience and h...   [tags: Papers] 838 words
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Three Functions of the Law - Throughout scripture, the words of God are spread among the text through means of the Law. The Law is the word of God that commands one to do what is right based on God’s standards (Mueller, 38). The Law serves as a basis to reflect God’s holiness. The Law is God’s overall demands for people to do right things or else, there are some punishments to expect from failing in His commands. The Law tells people what and what not to do and the consequences for failing to do the right things that God wants us to do....   [tags: Scripture Analysis ]
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Seat Belt Law Should Be Removed - In 1978, a seat belt law began in Tennessee for infants and young children. By the middle of 1985, all 50 states and the District of Columbia had enacted child restraint seatbelt law then, New York extended this law for other ages. The law starts requiring all front seats to use safety belts starting on December 1987 (Williams & Lund, p. 1438). According to 625 ILC 5/12-603.1, driver and passengers are required to use safety belt (Public). The penalty from this law, depending on the states such as New York’s fine is 50 USD and 25 USD for Illinois states....   [tags: law, infants and children, accidents]
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Safety Technolgy in Vehicles - Safety technology in vehicles “Prepare and prevent, don’t repair and repent chance takers are accident makers” (Quotegarden.com). Over the years, vehicles have become safer, and have been pushed to become more advanced and helpful. Safety systems are beneficial because they help avoid accidents, such as good steering, brakes, Traction Control and ABS. Safety technology can help save lives, if the drivers know how to use it. This technology helps people drive safe, keeps you alert, and protects you and other drivers....   [tags: carmakers, preventing accidents]
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The Three Laws of Motion - ... Physics also explains why the moon orbits around the earth and the earth orbits around the sun. The English mathematician man named Sir Isaac Newton restated Galileo’s ideas about motion in the first of his three laws of motion. Sir Isaac Newton made the three laws of motion, which made a huge impact on the world. Newton’s 1st law of motion states that an object will remain at rest or move at a constant velocity unless an outside unbalanced force acts upon it. An unbalanced force will cause an object to speed up, slow down, or change direction....   [tags: Sir Isaac Newton, physics] 613 words
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John Stuart Mill's Harm Principle - John Stuart Mill discusses the conception of liberty in many ways. I’d like to focus of his ideas of the harm principle and a touch a little on his thoughts about the freedom of action. The harm principle and freedom on action are just two subtopics of Mill’s extensive thoughts about the conception on liberty. Not only do I plan to discuss and explain each of these parts on the conception of liberty, but I also plan to discuss my thoughts and feelings. I have a few disagreements with Mill on the harm principle; they will be stated and explained....   [tags: John Stuart Mill, harm principle,] 974 words
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Buckle Up! - Buckle Up. The main ideas I will be addressing in this paper are safety, civil liberties, and financial issues of seat belt laws. I am a strong supporter of wearing seatbelts. I think that seat belts save lives but to make it a law does conflict with civil liberties. Do the lives seatbelt save out weight the freedoms it takes. I do not believe you can switch human rights for human life. “Primary enforcement seat belt laws remain the best way to raise and maintain high seat belt use rates laws increase the use of seat belts." ( NTSB - Testimony....   [tags: Safety]
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Car Accidents in America - According to the Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis, "automobile crashes are the leading cause of death for those aged 3 to 33, with 43,005 (118 per day) Americans killed in 2002 alone" (Clayton, Helms, Simpson, 2006). Worldwide, vehicle accidents consist of 1.2 millions deaths per year, "behind only childhood infections and AIDS as cause of death amount people aged 5 to 30 years old" (Clayton., 2006). The annual cost of road accidents is estimated about $518 billion"(Factor, Yair, Mahalel, 2013)....   [tags: automoile crashes, death]
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An Effective Parenting Style - Parents have a major role in their children lives because of how they decided to raise their children. Parents tell their children what is right and what is wrong. According to the Wikipedia, “Parenting style is a psychological construct representing standard strategies that parents use in their child rearing.” As parents use the technique to raise their children, they also shaped their value and personality. “Parenting style considers the balance between two aspects of parenting, namely, control, and warmth” (Ginsburg, Durbin, Garcias-Espana, Kalicka, and Winston, p....   [tags: Parenting]
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Defining Voluntarism - 1. (652) In the reading of The Sources of Normativity, Christine Korsgaard discusses four basic theories for the justification of morality: Voluntarism, Realism, Reflective Endorsement, and the Appeal to Autonomy. For the purpose of this essay, I will be defining Voluntarism, outlining the argument that Korsgaard presents for Voluntarism, and explain her criticism for why it fails. First of all, let me start off by defining the meaning of Voluntarism. Voluntarism is the theory that God or the ultimate nature of reality is to be conceived as some form of will (or conation)....   [tags: Business Management ]
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The Cape Less Undercover Heroes - ... An article in The Garden Island newspaper says, “Police officers are working extremely hard to enforce our traffic laws. Our goal is to minimize traffic crashes and fatalities and to address the concerns of the community regarding speeding and other violations” (KPD issues more tickets). People may believe they give tickets out for fun when in reality they are doing it to keep our island safe. Officer Thompson says traffic enforcement is really important because without this the roads would be safe and many people would lose their loved ones....   [tags: police officers]
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What’s Behind an Ad? - ... The 5th one is mainly related to public. The advertiser of “Formula” toothpaste is encouraging people to buy this kind in order to have strong teeth. However, the 2nd ad’s main purpose is to make smokers aware from the disadvantages resulting from smoking. In order to persuade the audience, advertisers appeal to One or more of ethos, pathos or logos. For instance, the 1st ad appeals to ethos since it cites someone who has absolute authority and has been used as a spokesperson: Cristiano Ronaldo....   [tags: marketing and publicity] 597 words
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Laws of Motion - Laws of Motion Two cars are travelling down a highway at 100 km/h in opposite directions. Both drivers are tired from driving all day and cross over the yellow line and hit head on. Crash. The driver of car A has remained inside the car and has broken ribs due to hitting the steering wheel. The driver of car B however is on the hood of car A and is pronounced dead at the scene, cause of death, a severe case of disobeying the laws of physics. Although both cars were heading at the same velocity one driver ended up dead while another survived....   [tags: Papers] 1117 words
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Newton's Three Laws of Physics - Newtons First Law Newtons first laws states that : "An object in motion tends to stay in motion and an object at rest tends to stay and rest unless acted upon by and outside force." When in space, Newtons first law is very obvious. When an object in space is set on a course, it stays on that course unless it is acted upon by some outside force. Newtons first law is also present in every day life here on earth. The place where we may experience it the most is in our vehicles. If you are driving your car down the road and you come to a sudden stop, then you are going to go through the widshield unless you are wearing a seatbelt....   [tags: Contributions of Isaac Newton] 515 words
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Liability Causes of Action against Law Enforcement Personnel, Supervisors, and Agencies - Introduction Enforcing the law is a complex and a continuously evolving challenge. Likewise, managing the enforcers can be equally if not more challenging. Gone are the days of “We gave you a gun and a badge, go forth, and do the right thing!” At every turn, the modern law enforcement agency should be cautious about exposing itself to situations that create high or unnecessary risk. By utilizing thorough risk assessment techniques, continuous forecasting combined with continuous training; we can bolster and mitigate the agencies defense against liability....   [tags: equality, civil liabilty]
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Alcoholics Should NOT Be Eligible to Receive Organ Transplants - In modern medicine, we have the ability to transplant organs from one person to another, with the hopes that this will greatly improve the length and quality of life for the patient receiving the transplant. Ten years ago, there were 53,167 people on the transplant list. By the beginning of 2015, the list increased to over 123,000 people waiting for that miracle call stating that they found a match and the transplant can now happen. One reason for the increase in people on the list is that people in the age group between 50-70 years old are now considered to be viable candidates for transplant due to medical advances....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
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End of The British Rule in India: Historical Fiction - History is all around us. Everywhere we are, everywhere we have been or ever will be is what it is because of the people and events that have affected and effected it. But sometimes events transpire that are so huge, learning about them through a traditional manner such as history classes or nonfiction books does not work. Sometimes history needs to be absorbed through fiction, more specifically, through historical fiction. Events such as the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the fall of the British Empire and subsequent removal from India, the emergence of Pakistan as a self-determined nation, and the 9/11 terrorist attacks are such events....   [tags: hiroshima, nagasaki, bombing]
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Kant and Crash: An Ethics Analysis - Many great philosophers have attempted to tackle the issue of ethics and, consequently, have come up with various ethical theories in order to define ethical and moral situations. In this paper, I will be summarizing a scene from the 2004, Academy Award winning film, Crash, and further analyzing it in terms of the ethical theories of Immanuel Kant. In terms of this scene, I will be arguing that Kant’s ethical theory provides a satisfactory analysis of its ethicality. One of the most memorable and dramatic scenes of the film, Crash, occurs when Ryan, a personally racist police officer, happens upon an car accident in which a woman is trapped in her overturned vehicle....   [tags: film analysis, ethical theories]
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Innate Behaviors in Animals - Ever wonder how animals know so much. It’s simple. It’s all according to how they act and what they know. When an animal is born it has instincts. These instincts help the creature survive and cause them to behave certain ways. This is called Innate behaviors. Although, some things animals have been taught. Unlike Innate behaviors whereas it comes from the genes, other behaviors have to be learned. They are called Learned behaviors. Together, Innate and Learned behaviors can prove that animals are smarter then most people think....   [tags: Innate behaviors, animals, ] 709 words
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How Othello Follows the Rules of Tragedy - How Othello Follows the Rules of Tragedy Tragedy is not just simply one sad event, in ancient Greek plays and in Shakespeare's tragedies it usually follows a number of common ingredients or rules. Firstly it involves a conspicuous or exceptional personality. For example in the occurrence of Princess Diana's death she was the exceptional character. She was a woman who had done an astonishing amount of work for charities and a Princess. The second rule of tragedy is that it must be unexpected and constructed with previous happiness or glory....   [tags: Papers] 1573 words
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The Ethics of Car Safety and the Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics - The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics (App A) was first created in 1992 by the Computer Ethics Institute and presented by Dr. Ramon C. Barquins in his paper “In Pursuit of a ‘Ten Commandments’ of Computer Ethics” as a means to create “a set of standards to guide and instruct people in the ethical use of computers.” (1) Computer ethics is about guidelines related to decisions made by computer designers to help lead their actions and assist in the decisions they make. The technological boom of the past three decades has surpassed traditional ethic beliefs; hence Dr....   [tags: car safety, ethics,] 1371 words
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Cell Phone Use While Driving: Regulations are Overdue - The need to regulate the use of cell phones while driving is imperative because it’s dangerous, and current laws are not sufficient to curb the problem. Mobile phones, now known as cell phones, have been around since the 1940s; however, they did not become main stream until the 1980s. The original mobile phone design was large and bulky, and was only capable of making phone calls. According to the article, “Cellular Telephone,” “Modern handheld wireless digital devices (cell phones) typically offer an array of multimedia functions....   [tags: Driving Safety ]
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The Purpose of the Law of Torts - Considerable effort has been expended in attempts to identify the purpose of the law of torts. However, the range of interests protected by the law of torts makes any search for a single aim underlying the law a difficult one. For example, actions for wrongful interference with goods or trespasses to land serve fundamentally different ends from an action seeking compensation for a personal injury. Nevertheless, following the research I have carried out the fundamental purpose of the law of torts is to achieve compensation and appeasement and to obtain deterrence and justice, in order to determine the conditions under which certain losses may be shifted to persons who created the risks which...   [tags: legal issues, punishment]
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Civil Laws and Religious Authority in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels - Civil Laws and Religious Authority in Gulliver's Travels      In part one of Gulliver's Travels, Swift present readers with an inverted world, not only by transplanting Gulliver to a land that's only a twelfth the size (a literal microcosm), but also by placing him into a society with different ethical and civil laws.  Swift uses these inversions not only to entertain the readers imagination, but more importantly, to transform our perspectives to understand alien worldviews (e.g. in part four, there is great detail given to explain the Houyhnhnms' views on marriage, health, astronomy, poetry, language, death, and reproduction).  The Lilliputian conflict that erupts from the egg law (foun...   [tags: Gulliver's Travels] 1255 words
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Fightin' the System - They were coming out of the hospital when they noticed walkers had gathered outside the emergency room entrance. "Shit!" Daryl growled under his breath as he crouched down, pulling Merle with him. There must have been at least 20 of them. "Where tha f**k did they come from?" Merle whispered under his breath. "Tha f**k does it matter. We got ta get out of here 'fore they see us." Daryl growled. Just then one of the walkers turned its head and sniffed the air, it looked over its shoulder and noticed them crouching down....   [tags: Dialogue Essays] 597 words
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Atwater vs. Supreme court - I selected the case of Atwater vs. The city of Lago Vista Gail Atwater was stopped by a police officer for not having her children seatbelted. Instead of issuing a minor misdemeanor ticket, as is normally done, the officer arrested Atwater The city of Lago Vista removed the suit and sent it to the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Which gave ruling to The city of Lago Vista. The court said that Atwater had failed to present proof that any constitutional right had been violated....   [tags: essays research papers] 454 words
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Bobby in Rush Review - ... I repeat, please put on your seatbelts.” Bobby’s amazement was reflected on his features, he actually understood what was being blared through the speakers. “This is the fastest train in the world; I should take cautions and put on my seatbelt.” He said to no one in particular. When the train was half way to its destination, Bobby heard a crackling noise and the train stopped with a sudden halt, right after. ‘That’s weird…’ he thinks. ‘Oh, no… I’m going to be late if we carry on at this rate!’ “Due to technical difficulties we will be stopping for a while, please wait patiently....   [tags: businessman, train, ticket, minions] 617 words
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Car Safety - Car Safety Automobile Safety It’s a dark rainy night. You and your family are coming home from a late night family party. As a car is coming through an intersection another car cut in front of it. The driver decides to hit the brakes so you can avoid the car, but as he presses the brakes, the car loses control on the slick wet road. He is not able to gain control and at that point he has endangered the lives of himself and many others on the road. This is just one example of the many types of things that occur in our streets everyday....   [tags: essays papers]
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Driving While Under the Influence of a Physical Impairment - Introduction In Canadian culture, mobility is an everyday issue due to the vast expansion of the towns and cities; many people resort to driving themselves around. Despite the expansive selection of vehicles to drive, some people have difficulties driving vehicles with a standard interior that are within the majority of vehicles – I am one of those people. Due to my short stature of 4’11”, I experience many challenges while driving, in comparison to my peers. For example, I must sit on a cushion on the seat to see above the steering wheel, I cannot reach the pedals and the steering wheel without sitting too close to the air bag and steering column, and I have difficulties seeing the curb a...   [tags: Airbag Injuries, Auxiliary Vehicle Controls]
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Lowering the Drinking Age from 21 Would be Irresponsible - ... Being in a different mindset when alcohol is in the system can affect choices, and when teens get in a car one of the last things on their mind is to restrain themselves with a seatbelt. Studies show that 63 % of teenagers who are involved in fatal injury crashes did not have seatbelts on (“Underage”). After many debates during the past several decades, states have lowered the drinking age from 18-20. There has been shown a growth in car accidents since the age lowering. In 1984, the National Minimum Legal Drinking Age Act was enacted and stated that is states didn’t raise the age to 21, they would no longer get highway funds (Toomey Tracy et....   [tags: underage, accidents, teenagers]
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Getting Behind the Wheel of a Car is Freedom - ... Kids grow up thinking that all there is to driving is taking some insignificant test that will officially be the beginning of their driving-hood. Unfortunately, this is not the way that life works. In South Carolina as soon as a teen becomes fifteen years old they can go after their permit, which 180 days later can turn into a conditional provisional license. Later once a teenager is officially seventeen years old the big event takes place, getting their regular driving license. Does this not seem to hold back young teens so much though....   [tags: driving, teenagers, safety] 522 words
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Seat Belt Law Should Be Removed - ... Where does the ticket go. Some tickets gave out to the people that break a seat belt law. Nowadays, a lot of people assume much burden from unstable economy, such as increases of living expenses and income taxes that increase from 3% to 5 % in 2001. The Penalty’s from the seat belt law makes more of a burden on people. According to the latest cost of living adjustment, showed the comparison of 2012 and 2013 with the result of increasing as 1.5%. Cost of living, from the housing market peaked in 2006, the demand of renting is raised up as 21% and the cost is rising follow the demand....   [tags: Police Officers, Law Enforcement, Safety, Cars]
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The Advanced Technology in Cars - ... Preventing the wheels from locking up (ceasing rotation) and avoiding uncontrolled skidding, it is an automated system that uses the principles of threshold braking and cadence braking which were practiced by skillful drivers with previous generation braking systems. It does this at a much faster rate and with better control than a driver could manage. ABS generally offers improved vehicle control and also decreases stopping distances on dry and slippery surfaces for many drivers, however, on loose surfaces like gravel or snow-covered pavement, ABS can significantly increase braking distance, although still improving vehicle control....   [tags: seat, belts, airbag, abs, road, danger] 555 words
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Advertising to People's "Needs" - Abraham Maslow proposed his theory called Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, in his 1943 paper A Theory of Human Motivation. He believed that there were certain levels of human needs. He believed that most powerful is our physiological needs, which are our biological needs, the need for anything that allows us to live. For example, the need for oxygen, food, water, sleep, excretion, and so on. The second level of need is our safety needs; such as, the security of our health, body, or family. Next are needs for love, affection and belongingness....   [tags: Advertising] 657 words
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My Hot Family Vacation - A few minutes before we landed at the airport, I looked at the screen in front of me and it showed ‘33°C’. It had been a year since I last experienced that kind of heat and I couldn’t bear it last time, so I wondered how I would cope with the heat this time. As the plane began to slow and turn into terminal, I could hear people around me start to get there belongings together so that they could get off the plane first. People returned the magazines to the rack on the back of the chair in front of them and I turned off my iPod and put it back in my bag....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience, Personal ] 516 words
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