Persuasive Speech: Everyone Should Use a Seat Belt While in a Car

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TOPIC
Why we should use seatbelt when driving a car

SPECIFIC PERPOSE
To persuade my audience to use the seat belt in car.

CENTRAL IDEA
There are three reasons why we should use seat belt when driving which are preventing death when an accident occurs, cultivate themselves too not violate the law and protecting our passengers.

INTRODUCTION
I. Seatbelt is a very important component when we all drive a car or other vehicle. The main purpose of seat belts is to provide greater safety to the driver when driving car but at the moment, people do not care about the importance of wearing seatbelt.
II. Based on the analysis done by James Medison University, As many as 17,000 people could be saved every year by wearing a seatbelt. When we are not wearing a seat belt, it will increase medical costs in the event of an accident.
III. In researching this speech, I have found a source that states statistics that have made the show a total of 32 598 people have died in 2002 and almost 60% from them were not wearing the seatbelt.
IV. Today I will explain about why we should use seatbelt when driving car such as preventing death when an accident occurs, cultivate themselves too not violate the law and protecting our passengers.

(Transition: Let’s start by looking at the first point is prevent death when an accident occurs)

BODY
I. Using seat belt when driving can help us to prevent death when an accident occurs.
A. Based on available resources, 40000 people die each year in car accidents. 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 bel...

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...olate the law and protecting our passengers.
III. In a globalized world, the use of seat belts is the best way to provide more protection to driver and passengers other than the use of air bags.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Fig. 6 © HowStuffWorks 2002. How Seatbelts Work [online]. Available at: http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/seatbelt-spring.gif [Accessed 17th November 2012

(2012, 10). Persuasive Speech Outline. StudyMode.com. Retrieved 10, 2012, from http://www.studymode.com/essays/Persuasive-Speech-Outline-1129108.html

http://www.everydayhealth.com/healthy-living/wearing-your-seat-belt.aspx

http://www.jpj.gov.my/web/eng/use-of-seat-belts

http://www.rospa.com/roadsafety/adviceandinformation/vehiclesafety/in-carsafetycrash-worthiness/seat-belt-law.aspx

http://www.allenandallen.com/blog/the-importance-of-seat-belts.html

http://www.malmstrom.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123060617

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