Persuasive Essay On Bad Driving

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A bit more than two years ago, I developed a bad habit. This habit did not come from watching my parents or my friends, or even from the pressures of modern society and television. This habit developed due to a series of unfortunate events. I tend to drive with a lead foot. Each year, 13,000 lives are lost in accidents which the speed of a vehicle was a factor. Despite this, I found myself constantly questioning “What if I only drove 5, 10, maybe even 15 miles per hour over the speed limit that day?” This pestering question inside my head morphed itself into a monster, consuming my entire being. This entity could not be cured by talking to a therapist, journaling, or even exercising. This monster morphed itself into the bad habit that I have today. I no longer ask myself this question daily, instead I tend to drive with a lead foot. 13,000 lives are lost in accidents which the speed of a vehicle was a factor, yet if I did speed to work that day, I could have saved a life. For the past five summers, I have worked at the summer camp in my…show more content…
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