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The Death Of A Car Accident

- In 2011, Evan Lieberman died at the young age of 19 due to deep injuries a month after he was a passenger in a car accident in Orange County, NY. The driver of the vehicle claimed he fell asleep on the wheel. However after investigating the situation, Ben Lieberman, Evan’s heartbroken father, found out using the driver 's phone records that the driver was actually texting seconds before the collision occurred. Now, Ben is intent on taking initiative to combat the issue of texting and driving after his son 's death....   [tags: Text messaging, Mobile phone, Tram accident]

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The Accident Of A Car Accident

- Last year I got involved in a massive car accident. It was the most terrified part of life. It was the moment. I will never forget in my whole life. Before, I never realized how people really feel when a car accident happens.But,after this car accident I know what really it felt like. It was the moment. My mind was totally feared of driving. I was crushed by the hot metal and cold dirt of car. I was not feeling my arm,my body was numbed.It was felt like my lower body pressed down with monster force....   [tags: Truck, Automobile, Pain, Driving]

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The Liability Of A Car Accident

- On December 12th 2012, round 5.40pm, my client, Mrs J. Smith, was involved in a car accident, which has caused her to be off work since the accident due to a broken back and several major surgeries. The accident was caused by the negligence of your client, Mr J. Sherwood, who was reported, by Mrs Smith, to be driving while ‘texting on his phone’, which led to him to crash into her car, as he did not spot at the red lights. In the previous letter I had sent, I stated what the liability requirement in the tort of negligence were, regarding this case....   [tags: Tort, Negligence, Law, Automobile]

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The Death Of A Car Accident

- You never know when something traumatic will happen to you like taking for a last breath, getting injured or slowly dying anything could happen in the blink of an eye. No one ever knows when something bad or good is about to happen to them. People fear a lot in life but i think the most thing people fear is death. No one want to think about it but it gives you a open eye on your life. Anyone one could die at any given moment no matter if your old or young. Sometimes that is the last thing on people 's minds everybody is different....   [tags: Mind, Thought, English-language films, Crash]

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The Death Of A Car Accident

- It was the 5th of January 2004 when the Jackson family decides to go out for a drive and during that drive, the sadness stems from a tragic car accident, which involved a head-on collision with another car killing Brandon’s and Bianca parents. While the family was on their drive, they were happily singing along with the radio and did not notice that another car suddenly swerved and crashed head-on into their vehicle, which made their car spin several times. As the car turns, Brandon and Bianca thought the vehicle would never stop, but eventually, it did....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Attachment theory]

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The Death Of A Car Accident

- You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so utterly shattered you were better off, trust me. And that’s when you met me. “What… what happened?” You asked. “Where am I?” “You died,” I said, matter-of-factly. No point in mincing words. “There was a… a truck and it was skidding…” “Yup,” I said....   [tags: Human, Life, 2006 singles, Meaning of life]

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Do I Need A Lawyer After A Car Accident?

- Do I Need a Lawyer after a Car Accident. Has a South Carolina car accident injured you or your loved ones. Not sure who was at fault or whether you can get compensation if you were partly at fault. Not sure whether your insurer will pay your car accident claims. There is a solution. Motor vehicle accidents can be very traumatizing, physically and emotionally. Rogue insurance companies intent on paying as little as possible in insurance claims only make things worse. You don’t have to go against them alone....   [tags: Tram accident, Traffic collision, Crash]

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The Car Accident

- My eyes were deteriorating fast since I started using Tumblr. Driving to school past the park I came to terms it was autumn my favourite season: Trees almost naked with every branch bare, hearing the sound of rustling when people stomping through a crowd of crunchy leaves, though when the wind breathes it accelerates a leafy tornado swirling in a circular motion, smelling a fresh batch of rain from minutes ago and seeing the glistening as the biggest star made I admired. I use to walk to school every morning before my mum left us....   [tags: A Short Story]

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An Unfortunate Accident: The Family Betrayal

- My trembling hands clutch the crinkled bed sheets. They tighten their grasp as I slowly lift my eyelids and bring myself back to reality. A haze shields my vision. As I attempt to raise my head, a chain suffocates me, dragging my body back onto the hospital bed. My fingers swiftly crawl up my chest, recklessly clinging to my neck, trying to identify the restraint. A neck brace. Now that I take a look at my broken body, I see a several layers of bandaged tapes, with crimson marks seeping through, covering my injured arms and bruised legs....   [tags: family, betrayal, car accident]

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A Car Accident

- Emily drove alone down past the vibrant fluorescent lights that led to her house. The rain was pouring down at this point, even the windshield wipers could not go fast enough to make her view out the window clear. She debated on pulling over, but didn’t want to waste any time when she was so close to home. Her phone vibrates, startling her as it laid on the console. Emily glanced down swiftly at the screen, noticing it was her mom texting her. “Are you almost home?” the screen drew black and Emily glanced back up trying to see through the violent rain pounding against the window....   [tags: Story, Death, Afterlife]

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The Accident That Changed My Life

- ... I finally realized it was reality when I felt my brother lying on top of me. For a split second I thought my older brother, the one who has always been there for me, my best friend from the minute I was born, was dead. I began to panic. I nervously started to shake uncontrollably. I could feel the anxious sweat and tears roll down my face. As I prepared myself to start screaming for help, he finally sat up and looked over at me. I instantly felt a rush of relief blast throughout my body. I had never felt such relief in my life....   [tags: car, accident, brother, injuries]

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The Death Of A Drunk Car Accident

- Xitclalli Vásquez, Sean Carter, Jacqueline Saburido, and Aaron Pennywell, are just four of the thousands who have been involved in a drunk driving accident here in Texas. Out of the four, Aaron Pennywell was the only one to die at the scene of the crash. Now just because Saburido, Carter and Vásquez didn’t die in their accidents does not mean that they did not suffer. Vásquez landed in a wheelchair, paralyzed from the breast down just three days before her birthday. Carter, who had been drinking and decided not to drive instead had a friend drive who had also been drinking, suffered brain injuries that left him unharmed mentally but physically no longer able to talk or walk, as a matter of f...   [tags: Alcoholic beverage, Drunk driving]

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Our Almost Fatal Car Accident

- One evening, my dad and I were going home from the supermarket. The rain was pouring heavily and the roads were very slippery. It was quiet. The night was very peaceful with just a few cars on the road. My dad turned into a dark road which was surrounded by many trees which made the road very narrow.The road continued unto a long bridge. I looked out of the window and noticed that a lot of cars sped across the bridge. Suddenly, I saw a huge truck coming in our direction; the slippery road had caused the truck to lose its balance....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Colorblind Painter And Its Effects On The Car Accident

- The “colorblind painter” loses his vision that was caused by a car accident. Due to the car accident the “colorblind” painter experienced carbon monoxide poisoning that also contributed to the car accident. “Mr. I’s life changed completely due to losing his vision from the car accident and know faces sudden life changes, such as him being colored blind” (Sacks, 1995, P.4,5,6). The “colorblind” painter experiences himself visiting ophthalmologists and neurologists to hypnosis and can’t distinguish different colors for some reason because of his loss of vision....   [tags: Color, Color blindness, Retina, Color vision]

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I Will Never Forget My First Car Accident

- I will never forget my first car accident. I had only had my license for seven months. My mom along with my friends already did not think I was a good driver, and this accident proved their case. Now looking back I could have prevented my first car accident by not driving while tired, taking my sister to the game, and not talking on the phone. The combination of these things with the inexperience as a driver caused the accident. It was Tuesday February 2, 2016. I went to school as usual and stayed after school for math tutoring, because I needed help with my homework on Math Lab....   [tags: English-language films, Automobile, Sibling]

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My Life Changing Event Of A Terrible Car Accident

- A lot of people search through life trying to find something that means something to them, something life changing. I experienced my life-changing event when I was 3 years old. I was in a terrible car accident. Realistically, being 3, I do not really remember what all happened – I remember a few details though, the feeling, the pain, and my parents reactions. Their reactions were crucial in the development of my realization of this life-changing event. All through my life I grew up with this crazy thing that had happened in the past and all I had were my parents’ recollections on the events that occurred....   [tags: Mother, English-language films, Father, Guilt]

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Personal Narrative- Car Accident

- Personal Narrative- Car Accident Disappointment, disbelief and fear filled my mind as I lye on my side, sandwiched between the cold, soft dirt and the hot, slick metal of the car. The weight of the car pressed down on the lower half of my body with monster force. It did not hurt, my body was numb. All I could feel was the car hood's mass stamping my body father and farther into the ground. My lungs felt pinched shut and air would neither enter nor escape them. My mind was buzzing. What had just happened....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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car accident

- Traumatic events come in many different ways at many different times of ones life. Mine came on the school bus while I was on my way home from school. The bus had stopped to let a couple kids off and I stood up to throw some trash away. I stood up we were rear ended by a young lady who had been trying to get a bee out of the car and not realized the bus had stopped. I was standing up and the impact caused me to bang into the seat in front of me and the one behind me. I didn’t realize what had happened until moments later when someone said something....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Personal Narrative- The Fatal Car Accident

- Personal Narrative- The Fatal Car Accident I always hear those old sayings. In the course of one day I can hear them about everything from retraining old dogs to getting up early. I think they make sense and I even ponder on some of them, but I never really thought one might mean as much to me, or become as realistic as it has become in my life. The clichés about telling those you love, how you feel, before it is too late and the ones about living every day like it is your last have an all new meaning to me....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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There’s No Surviving if Texting While Driving

- Just imagine driving down the road, seeming as if there are no cares in the world; one second later a child runs out in front of the car, but no one sees him because their eyes are glued to their cell phones. An innocent life has just been lost because a click of a button. Some people do not realize how dangerous texting and driving can really be. Most people consider themselves to be great at multitasking; well, when it comes to texting and driving, no one can really predict what the outcome could be....   [tags: texting, driving, car accident]

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My Life as a Quadriplegic College Student

- ... Being a quadriplegic has changed my entire life style and my relationship with everyone I know, along with people that I do not know, simply because of how people see me. Every day while attending classes I feel as if I stick out, because I do. I’m nothing like the people around me. People around campus are too aware of my differences to the point that they don’t recognize that I am a person too. There are many things that make me different from everyone else. On a daily basis I wake up, get ready, and go to class....   [tags: car accident, diversity, disabled]

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Are Vehicle Airbags Efficient?

- ... The U.s. Intermodal Surface Transportation Productivity Demonstration of 1991 obliged traveler autos and light trucks manufactured after September 1, 1998 to have air sacks for the driver and the right front passenger. In the U.s., NHTSA assessed that air packs had spared in excess of 4,600 lives by September 11999, then again the accident sending background of the early-1900s establishments demonstrated fatalities and genuine wounds brought on via air bags. In 1998 NHTSA to started new leads for cutting edge air packs that gave automakers adaptability in viable mechanical results while obliging enhanced security for tenants of distinctive sizes in any case whether they utilize seat sash...   [tags: car accident, markets]

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Personal Narrative- Nearly Fatal Car Accident

- The fluorescent lights blinded me as I tried to open my eyes. Where am I, I thought to myself. I jolted my head back and forth desperately trying to figure out where I was. I heard a voice say, "Hold him down, we are almost there." A sharp pain ran down my back to my feet. All I could see were lights flashing and shadows moving in all directions. The rolling bed that I was on stopped abruptly and a mask was placed over my face. I tried not to breathe, but in less than a second I was unconscious....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself]

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Carelessness Causes Accidents

- Carelessness Causes Accidents Before the summer of 2003, I lived life in the fast lane. I did everything fast. I drove fast, I worked fast, and I liked to get things fast. Like many teenagers today, I felt invincible and like I would live forever. I never really considered the immediate consequences or the long term results of actions, until the day my life and my car were flipped upside down. It was a gorgeous June afternoon, and summer had just begun. I had just received my license, and I could not wait to go cruising in my parents new yellow Ford Expedition....   [tags: Personal Narrative Car Accident]

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Using Mobile Phones While Driving is Risky

- Mobile phone use in motor vehicles has increased at a remarkable rate over the past 15 years. Yet it is undeniable that utilizing a cell phone while driving can affect driver performance as it relates to the overall safe operation of a vehicle. There are a number of things to consider in deciding whether the trade off in convenience is worth the potential risks associated with the distraction created by a cell phone. Given the fact that the individual driver (and/or business owner) ultimately pays for the resulting consequences associated with an auto or truck accident (financial, emotional and physical lose); it is prudent to seek out relevant and reliable information in making a decisio...   [tags: Texting Driving Cell phone car accident]

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Don't Cause an Accident

- Drivers need to be fully aware of their surroundings while driving. They must always know what is going on around them. One of the most common causes of car accidents is distracted driving. As of 2011, 3,331 people were killed and 387,000 injured due to accidents involving a distracted driver (Statistics on Texting & Cell Phone Use While Driving). That means that at least 3,331 people lost a loved one in an accident involving someone who chose to drive while being distracted. In 2011, statistics showed that an estimated 1.6 million car accidents involved drivers using cell phones while driving (National Safety Council)....   [tags: Drivers, Distractions, Car Accidents, Awareness]

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Distracted Driving : Driving Car Accidents

- Distracted Driving Distracted driving: the practice of driving a motor vehicle while engaged in another activity. Anything besides focusing on the road can be considered distracted driving. Most people would think that the only real distraction while driving is the use of a cell phone, however, that is entirely untrue. There are people that give the term, distracted driving, a whole new meaning. People do everything from fixing their makeup to shaving while driving in their cars. Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car crashes in the United States....   [tags: Tram accident, Automobile, Traffic collision]

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The Problem Of Car Accidents

- Imagine not being able to ever talk to your best friend, family members or your girl/boy friend. That would be pretty hard to imagine right. Car accidents are the leading cause of teenage death in America over 68,000 teenage drivers have died in the past 10 years. Because of inexperienced drivers, many accidents are caused. Not only do they affect teens, but the people around us as well. Teens get into accidents for various reasons such as drinking, texting, speeding, and immaturity. In order to decrease this problem there must be more difficulties in drivers Education class....   [tags: Automobile, Tram accident, Crash]

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Enterprise Is The Largest Car Rental

- Enterprise is an internationally known car rental, with more than “7,000 neighboring and airport locations throughout North America and Europe. Enterprise is the largest car rental brand in North America, well-known for its great rates, award-winning customer service and picking up local car rental customers at no extra cost” (About). Enterprise offers great leadership opportunities to its employees and helps them become entrepreneurs. They provide over 1 million job opportunities worldwide, this private company thrives its self in customer service because they thrive on being personable by creating relationships not just transactions Jack C....   [tags: Car rental companies, Car rental]

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Car Accidents On The News And Always Believed It Would Never Be Me

- Descriptive essay I have always seen car accidents on the news and always believed it would never be me. I remember my driving teacher talking about how common car accidents were and how easy it is to lose control of a vehicle, but I always thought that was just to scare us into driving careful. I woke up on October 23rd just like any other morning. I got out of bed and put on my Victoria secret leggings, they had a pink band on the top and they were always my favorite pair to wear, then I put on my shirt and I decided to wear long sleeves because the weather bad been getting colder, I put on my long sleeve black shirt with cheetah print down the sides of it....   [tags: Automobile, Wheel, Truck, Tram accident]

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What You Do If A Brief Note On An Automobile Accident?

- What to do if in an Auto Accident. With so many vehicles on the roads today, automobile accidents have become an everyday occurrence. If you have been involved in a collision, it’s understandable that you’ll be upset and nervous after an accident, but it is important to remain as calm as possible and to record as many details as you can. Here is a list of some things that will need to be done both before you leave the accident scene and shortly afterwards. 1. If you are able to get out of your car, check on the other driver and any passengers to see if anyone needs medical attention....   [tags: Tram accident, Automobile]

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Why to Travel By Plane Instead of Car

- “ A family of five was traveling to Florida for a family vacation when the family was suddenly struck between two semi’s. The EMT’s pronounced the whole family dead at the scene earlier that night. Police have yet to release details on what the cause of the accident was but said it was an unexpected incident”, the local news reported said. Traveling by plane is safer than driving by car for 3 main reasons: pilots go through intensive training, roads have more traffic than the sky, and there are more car crash fatalities per year than deaths caused by plane crashes....   [tags: car crashes, airplane accidents, pilots]

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Choosing the Perfect Car

- ... A parent, for example, would be interested in a lot of room and a lot of safety features for their families. That in mind, they might look for a Honda Pilot or a Dodge Caravan. After figuring out the type of vehicle you want, you must set a budget for yourself. This will help you get a good deal that doesn’t cost more than what you’re willing to spend. Buying a car that is used usually works in the buyer’s favor because you don’t need monthly or bi-weekly payments, there is variety, and the price can usually be negotiable....   [tags: dealer, buying a new car]

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New Hampshire Car Insurance

- New Hampshire Car Insurance Searching for cheap car insurance in New Hampshire. The “Live free or die” State is actually one of the two States that don’t have any mandatory auto liability coverage for their motorists. But it doesn’t mean that you wouldn’t get one. Regardless if it’s required or not, insuring your vehicle is important to protect you from financial constraints when car accident happens. For people in New Hampshire who plan to purchase car insurance, there are many ways on how to get the best coverage at the lowest possible rate....   [tags: Motorcyclists, Car Owners]

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A Report On The Vehicle Car Project

- Many industry analysts say that consumers may see level four autonomous driving capable cars starting as early as 2020, with level five, fully autonomous vehicles arriving starting 2025 [2,4]. If that is the case, does that mean that by 2020, we will all be able to purchase a level five fully automated car. Unfortunately, this is likely not the case. Many analysts oppose these predictions and believe that truly functional and reliable driverless vehicles won’t appear until decades later [3]. The common misconception is that any car that can drive itself is considered fully autonomous, but that is simply not true....   [tags: Automobile, Driverless car, Vehicle, Walking]

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Liz Marks : An Dangerous Accident Caused By Distracted Driving

- Liz Marks was a typical seventeen year old student, two weeks short of her 18th birthday. Liz was a ordinary high school student who enjoyed going to high school basketball and football games, bowling with friends, going to parties and modeling on the side. Liz was addicted to her cell phone, she felt like she needed it at all times or she would feel disconnected from the world and felt lonely without it. Her mother, Betty Shaw, would constantly remind her not to text and drive but Liz has admitted to ignoring the warnings of texting and driving because she notice other people do it and she thought getting into an accident would never happen to her....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Tram accident]

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Liz Marks : A Dangerous Accident Caused By Distracted Driving

- Liz Marks was an typical seventeen year old student, two weeks short of her 18th birthday. Liz was a ordinary high school student who enjoyed going to high school basketball and football games, bowling with friends, going to parties and modeling on the side. Liz was addicted to her cell phone, she felt like she needed it at all times or she would feel disconnected from the world and felt lonely without it. Her mother, Betty Shaw, would constantly remind her not to text and drive but Liz has admitted to ignoring the warnings of texting and driving because she notice other people do it and she thought getting into an accident would never happen to her....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Tram accident]

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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,]

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The Accident That Killed John Goodson

- 1. Purpose - To prove negligence of both General Palmer Railroad and engineer Lee Thompson in regards to the accident that killed John Goodson. To prove that current railroad regulations and procedures are not adequate to prevent grade crossing accidents. 2. Question at Issue - How are the engineer and railroad negligent. What could have been done by the engineer and railroad company to prevent the accident. Would more training have invoked a different preventative response from the engineer. Are the current railroad safety regulations sufficient....   [tags: Safety, Accident, At-grade intersection]

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The Technology of the Slef-Driving Car Created by Google

- Google has always been known for as a great search engine on the Internet and now it helps manage our lives with applications like Google maps, Google Translate and Google Drive. A person can do just about anything with Google except drive. Imagine a society where there are no traffic accidents and no speeding tickets or road rage, where cars drive themselves. Google is currently developing and testing this technology. Cars driving without a driver, it’s the start of a new era of vehicles. The technology of the self-driving car created by Google is based on a Global Positioning System (GPS); this GPS is programed with the help of Google maps....   [tags: maps, car, drive, self-driving]

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The Self Driving Car Is Becoming An Age Of Autonomous Vehicles

- “We are moving towards an age of autonomous vehicles” (Schwarz et al., 2013). The self-driving car was viewed as science fiction a few decades ago. Today, technology proves that its future is approaching. Its development has not been simple. There have been numerous challenges with the autonomous vehicle that researchers and engineers continue to solve at a profound rate. They say (Campbell, Egerstedt, How, & Murray, 2010) the autonomous vehicles technical challenges will be developed next generation....   [tags: Automobile, Driverless car, Vehicle, Transport]

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Risk For An Auto Accident

- You could be the best driver in the world, but the reality is that you are always at risk for an auto accident. That is the very reason why we buy auto insurance in the first place, to help to cover ourselves and to ensure that we are made whole again as a result of an unfortunate event such as an auto accident taking place. The thing that so many people do not know though is the long-term impact that an auto accident can actually have in your insurance policy. Insurance policies and the premiums that are calculated for you to pay for the right to have the policy are based largely on the location that you live, the car that you drive, driving habits, as well as your record....   [tags: Insurance, Automobile, Tram accident, Indemnity]

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Distracted Driving and Car Accidents

- Drivers need to be fully aware of their surroundings while driving. They must always know what is going on around them. One of the most common causes of car accidents is distracted driving. As of 2011, 3,331 people were killed and 387,000 injured due to accidents involving a distracted driver (Statistics on Texting & Cell Phone Use While Driving). That means that at least 3,331 people lost a loved one in accident involving someone who chose to drive distracted. In 2011, statistics showed that an estimated 1.6 million car accidents involved drivers using cell phones while driving (National Safety Council)....   [tags: cell phone, hands free dashboard]

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Ethan Couch On The Night Of The Accident

- Ethan Couch grew up with parents who did not teach him the proper differences between right and wrong. They spoiled him with anything that he could ever want because they were wealthy. Unfortunately, because of this he did not hear the word no being used often when it came to things he wanted. These were some of the defenses used in court against declaring that the actions of Ethan Couch on the night of the accident that he caused while drunk was not his fault. His parents had allowed him to live at his house, that was meant to be sold, alone....   [tags: Free will, Choice, Philosophy of life, Determinism]

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The Importance Of A Major Accident Team

- A major accident team is a group of professionals who will go out to a scene of a major accident and provide on site care to those who require it. A professional is someone who has trained for a long period of time, formalised through exams and assessments, someone who is in possession of the code of ethics, someone who uses research based knowledge and someone who practices for the benefit of others. Healthcare professionals in a care setting will provide the best quality of medical care that they can....   [tags: Health care provider, Health care, Illness]

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The Traumatizing Effect Of An Accident

- Most can understand the traumatizing effect an accident can bring upon them, but not all. During the summer of 2009, I experienced what could happen during a wreck. It was another hot and dry day in Kansas, my sister and I had decided to take the back roads because the back tire was low. We were just having some fun, when suddenly everything went black. When I finally awoke wheat was flying everywhere and the car was still moving. Realizing that something was wrong, I yelled at the top of my lungs....   [tags: Tears, Crying, Road, Tire]

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The Memory of My Tragic Accident

- ... The burgundy paintwork was chipping away and the roof thick in earthy moss. This must be home. I grabbed my rucksack and bounced eagerly the front porch. The man and the woman, my mother and father, helped take my things to my room. I examined my room with a sense of familiarity: my small double bed pushed up against the far wall; my desk cluttered with drawings; my wardrobe draped in multicoloured clothes; my shoes lazily strewn in heap beside the door. It felt familiar but no matter how hard I tried I could not piece together any of my past....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Eyewitness Accounts Of An Accident

- The research conducted by Loftus was based on how eyewitness accounts of an accident can be influenced by different events following the accident that may change their initial interpretation of the accident. She proposes that initial questions asked shortly if not immediately after the accident are an important influence on the witness’s recount of the event because true or false presuppositions may be imbedded into the question that might alter how the witness reconstructs the scene in their head to include the newly introduced information, and in turn their response to the initial questions may not be entirely true....   [tags: Question, Interrogative word, Presupposition]

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Preventing Your Teenager from Being in an Automobile Accident

- In recent years, statistics show that over 5,000 teens per year are involved in fatal accidents, in the United States. Some of these accidents are as simple as lack of driving experience to quick access to full driving privileges at an early age, some of these collisions are life changing or results in death. However,to reduce the numbers of fatalities, we must coach our youth/children to be a safe driver. The first step as your child's trainer/coach, is to let the child show "initiative in driving"....   [tags: cars, driving, parenting, accidents, teenagers,]

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Bad Decisions in Accident by Dave Egger

- In society, any accidents are perceived as negative outcomes illustrate a terrible ending that has taken place but in reality it can be perceived as something positive in the long run. By obstructing the 2005 Camaro and the three teens, it occurred that no one was injured and everything was calm. Accident by Dave Egger represents how a bad decision becomes a point of conflict and symbolism within the theme of the story. As a result, in making wise choices, you are able to receive positive and negative outcomes in life....   [tags: Conflict, Teenagers]

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The Accident That Changed My Way of Thinking

- People always tell me to expect the unexpected but that is not something I want to think about when my plans are for a joyous day.I was so eager to have an exciting day with my family, because it was one of the last weekends I would get to do so. There are things in which I treasure throughout life, because I never know when it could be taken away. I was not thinking of any negative things that could possibly happen. That day I should have prepared for the worst. When I was involved in a car accident, I learned that it is best to always follow safety rules....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Vanishing Car Fatalities: Reducing Distractions

- According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a car fatality occurs on average every 16 minutes and an injury every 14 seconds, and over two million people involved in car accidents suffer permanent injuries (“Do We Tolerate” 36). In life there are many obstacles that human beings go through. One of these obstacles is driving safely on the road. Everyone driving on the road, faces the risk of being involved in a car accident. Many of these tragic car accidents are continuing to occur all over the U.S....   [tags: vehicle crashes and accidents]

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Cell Phones Are The Leading Cause Of Car Accidents

- In the world, people need to communicate to know what is happing. Other inventions like computers and telephone are used to stay in contact. However, the most popular device that every human use to communicate more frequently is throughout the usage of cell phones. Cell phones are electronic devices used for communications. They are just mobile forms of telephones. These inventions have come a long way since they had first been created. Cellular phones are the world’s most popular mobile device used by Americans today, including worldwide....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network]

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The Irony of Dave Egger´s Story: Accident

- Commonly, vehicular collisions are considered a negative occurrence. Dave Eggers hints towards this mindset in his short story Accident. Plotted in the middle of an intersection in 2005, the story commences with the main character driving his automobile through the intersection and striking an older Camaro. The three teenagers in the Camaro are fine, but the main character notices all the damage he has done to their vehicle and he fears an unpleasant encounter with them. Dave Eggers uses irony throughout the situation to illustrate the main character’s relief....   [tags: Collision, Teenagers]

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The Effects Of Drunk Driving On The Car

- Why does one choose to get in the car while they are under the influence. They are signing a contract that puts their life in danger as well as the rest of society. Drunk driving is a major problem in our world today. It is affecting many individuals daily life because of their fear of getting anywhere near these individuals making such poor decisions. According to the CDC, Centers for Disease Control, “in 2014, 9,967 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, accounting for nearly one-third (31%) of all traffic-related deaths in the United States”(Impaired Driving: Get the Facts)....   [tags: Driving under the influence]

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Drive a Car, Not a Cell Phone

- “When a driver ‘talks and drives’ they are not only putting themselves at risk, they are also putting everyone around them in a dangerous situation” (ComparisonMarket.com). A study conducted last year by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, had cameras placed inside one hundred cars and trucks to track drivers' activities before a dangerous event occurred. Research shows users of cell phones while driving caused far more crashes and near misses than non-users. These statistics do not change even if the hand held device becomes hands free by means of a blue tooth or speaker phone....   [tags: Driving Mobile Phone Use]

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My Experience At My Car

- I needed to go to the store so bad that I called my friend to see if I could borrow her car and we could have dinner. It was a rainy fall night and I could barely see out of the window. It was about a week ago when I was in the accident and my friend still haven’t forgiven me. As I was leaving a local grocery store, backing the vehicle very slowly and carefully out of the very small parking lot. My car is facing south and I looked both ways just to make sure it was clear. The rain was coming down so hard that I barely could see....   [tags: Insurance, Automobile, 2005 singles, Truck]

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Public Transport and Private Car

- Public Transport and Private Car Most of cities that people live are sequentially growing, daily routine of many people are also adapted for surrounding in the present. A lot of people have to spend most of their time with travelling though long distances to get from one place to another for connecting their businesses or other purposes by transportation. Most people use public transportation such as BTS and MRT to go each places while many people are using their own cars to travel....   [tags: Transportation, Convenience, Travel, Cars]

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Drive a Car Not a Cell

- ... Also discovered was 87 percent of mature drivers consider that a driver’s capability to driver is damaged while using a cell phone (Hazewski). Drivers know that cell phone usage is wrong while driving and yet they do it anyway. The University of Utah’s Applied Cognition Laboratory found that the reaction of an operator of a vehicle while on the phone is comparable to someone that is legally intoxicated (Hanes). Thus, this shocking outcome should make drivers think twice before using their cell phone....   [tags: distracting, drivers, traffic safety]

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The accident

- The Accident Every once and awhile I'll look back on my life and I'll laugh. Particularly at the times I spent with my best friend Nate and all the mischief we caused. I look back now and I think what the HELL were we doing. How did we not die. Have you ever sat down and had a conversation with a male teen between the ages of 14-17. I should've been locked away for that period of my life, I swear I was temporarily insane. I had NO concept of "consequences" or "repercussions"....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Effects Of Traffic Accidents On The State Of Ohio

- Rhetorical Essay In June 2015, there was a 19% increase in the amount of traffic related deaths in the state of Ohio as compared to June 2014. Because of the 19% spike in traffic deaths, the OSHP and the ODT decided to team up. To try and decrease the number of traffic deaths, both the OSHP and ODOT used the ODOT screens on the highway to announce different traffic safety messages to drivers. Since a vast majority of traffic related deaths are linked to driving intoxicated, the first time the OSHP and ODOT decided the display the messages was on the weekend of the Fourth of July and then for a continued period of trial....   [tags: Tram accident, Road transport]

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The Effects Of Traffic Accidents On The Events Of The Accidents From The Films

- In this study, two experiments were conducted. The first experiment was conducted to investigate how using certain verbs in a question would affect the response of those answering the questions. Seven films portraying traffic accidents were shown to forty-five participants. Immediately following the films, the participants were given a questionnaire with qualitative and quantitative questions. The participants were asked to give an account of the events of the accidents from the films. The participants were also asked a series of questions using different verbs to described the accident....   [tags: Statistics, Qualitative research, Tram accident]

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How Cell Phones Use The Rise And How Cellphones Related Car Accidents

- "Cellphone use caused 26% of the nation 's car accidents" is my original source. I pulled this source by choice for several articles available on the web. This article is a basic summary of how cell phones use is on the rise and how cellphone related car accident are increasing as well, regardless if they are hands free or not. The article explains how the reaction time of drivers who use cellphones and the “mental workload” based on cognitive data is basically the same regardless if you’re calling on the cellphone or using a hands free device....   [tags: Mobile phone, Bluetooth, Cellular network]

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The Driving Of The Car

- As you are stopped at a stoplight impatiently waiting for the light to turn, you glance into the review window to check on your younger brother or sister in the back seat. When you elevate your eyes just a few inches further up, you see a car hurtling towards you. Not stopping, not slowing down. The driver looking downward at their lap. Your heart rate and your breathing increase as you think about at a way to get the drivers attention or to maneuver out of their way. Right before you blink you make eye contact with the driver as they look up and realize that they need to stop....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Instant messaging]

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Reform in the Driver’s Education System

- A multitude of families remain devastated due to the growing problem of many young people’s lives being cut short as a result of irresponsible driving. The amount of fatalities among young people through automobile accidents must be decreased. Of all the causes of death, car accidents are the leading cause of young people ages 15-29 years old. The rate of road traffic fatalities is predicted to be the fifth leading cause of death, of all ages, by the year 2030 (“Annual United States”). In a nationwide study, 13% of 11th grade US high school students admitted to driving while intoxicated, otherwise known as DWI....   [tags: irresponsibly driving, car accidents]

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The Tragic Accident Of A Big Stop Sign

- Go Cart Tragic Accident Imagine on a Saturday afternoon, you’re working on normal chores that are done around the house. Suddenly, a phone call comes through your cell phone that will change the entire day. A big stop sign has been placed upon how my day will go because all that is known is that there has been a tragic accident that has taken place. The cell phone keeps ringing multiple times because different people are calling my cell looking for the mom of Kayla. In the background of the cell phone I hear do not tell her what’s going on with Debbie....   [tags: English-language films, Family, Drunk driving]

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Teenage Drivers are an Accident Waiting to Happen

- ... Having a kid as early as sixteen operating a vehicle is just mindblowing because humans don’t stop developing until their twenties. The kids shouldn’t be blamed for their carelessness because it nature since they are still young and aren’t ready. Teenagers are still in a mindset to try and fit in at this age which is even worse because they feel the need to have races for fun. Racing is a dangerous act that kills many innocent lives each year. A teenager thinks that they could only harm themselves but never consider the option of harming someone else....   [tags: cars, carelessness, irresponsibility]

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Using the Laws of Physics to Decrease Car Collisions

- Every year, thousands of people lose their lives in car crashes. There are many factors that come into play when a car collision occurs, however only one factor stays constant throughout every single collision, and that is the laws of physics. The laws of physics are the fundamental base of understanding the world we live in, but unfortunately many people seem to be completely oblivious to them. A lot of the time, we try to deny our ignorance to physics but usually end up proving the opposite. For example, how believable is it that someone could have any knowledge of the physics in cars and have a pet and their lap while driving....   [tags: reconstruction, collision, momentum, force]

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Daniel Boone versus Zoom Car Company

- Legal Issues: The Plaintiff, Daniel Boone has sued the defendant; Zoom Car Company for his medical expenses resulting from being dragged from his car and being beaten, when he drove to a high crime area because of a faulty compass. The plaintiff claimed that the reason for this attached was that the compass that was installed in the car he bought from Zoom was faulty and led him in the wrong direction where he got lost and ended up in awful situation that led to the beating. According to the case note, Zoom Car Company manufactures automobiles; the company installs additional extras and features in their automobiles....   [tags: legal environment of business]

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How To Buy Car Insurance

- How To Buy Car Insurance Many people look forward to buying car insurance about as much as having their wisdom teeth pulled by a dentist named Dr. Pain. Today I intend to show you how to take a lot of the sting out of purchasing car insurance by arming yourself with a little knowledge. Many people believe car insurance is a simple as black or white, either you have "liability" or "full coverage". In fact there many important options in between. In becoming informed you will need to know how to research, and what questions to ask....   [tags: Papers]

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Honda, The Car Everyone Needs

- Honda, The Car Everyone Needs Beep. Beep. Beep. Goes the alarm clock in the other room. Oh man, surely it can't be time to get up yet, you think to yourself. As you scramble out of the bed and into the shower, the thought crosses your mind, I hope my car starts. You take the quickest shower possible and eat breakfast so fast you almost choke and then realize, I'm still going to be late for my 8 o'clock class. You race out of the house with your keys in your hand, jump into the car, and damn it won't start....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Accidents Caused by Texting and Driving

- ... The law does not prohibit using your cell phone to make a phone call, using GPS or the MP3 functions of your phone. The law is limited to sending and receiving text messages while your car is in motion. If an accident occurs where a driver nearly strikes another person or a car, the individual could face a felony charge of reckless endangerment.Teens are about 10% of the US population but account for 12% of all fatal car crashes. Texting also prevents you from paying close attention to what's going on around you, something that's especially important in situations where you need to have your guard up, like walking home after dark....   [tags: car crashes, teen injuries and teen deaths]

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Ford Motor Company : Development Of A New Car

- In the summer of 1967, Ford Motor Company began the development of a new car that would place it in the small-car market (Mark Dowie, 1977, p. 1). This automobile was named the Ford Pinto and would grow to become its biggest-selling subcompact vehicle (Mark Dowie, 1977, p. 2). Back in the mid-1960s, Ford’s then president had been involved in a collision that resulted in his car’s fuel tank bursting into flames (Mark Dowie, 1977, p. 1). With this occurrence, one would have imagined that the company would become aware of the fuel tank danger associated with collisions, however the reverse was the case....   [tags: Ford Pinto, Ford Motor Company]

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the big accident

- One nice day in the summer my friends, Yvette, Katie, and Kristi, and I were heading up to the Lil Jon & The Eastside Boys concert. Everything was going fine. We made it up there with no problem, found the Excel Center. When we were parked we decided that we wanted to park closer, so I backed out and all of a sudden we heard a bang and my car wouldn’t start. We started freaking out, because we stuck up against this car I hit. We then asked some guys to help push it into a parking spot, when it was in neutral....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Do Not Drive With Distractions?

- Do Not Drive with Distractions Most companies’ uses advertisement as a way to sell products or services, but this ad does not sell any products, but merely promotes the safety on the road. This ad is a social campaign created from an advertising agency named “Red Pepper” in Ekaterinburg, Russia. To convey the issues of car accidents involving children’s, Red Pepper has created an interesting social campaign: think of both sides to convince viewers to not drive with distractions. This ad mainly uses appeals to pathos in their advertisement to convince drivers to drive safely....   [tags: Tram accident, Automobile, Accidents]

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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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Movie Analysis : I Am Sorry

- Love Inspired Subaru Being involved in a car accident is a feeling that no one wants to ever imagine. Its impact leaves one with feelings of immense fear and duress. Moreover, the idea of possible damage cost, liability, personal injury or even death can be overwhelming. Even more so, no parent wants to imagine their teenage children having to be in a car accident and experience those very same feelings. In September 2016, the automotive company Subaru 's advertisement, "I am Sorry", captures the dramatic scenes of individual car accidents involving emotionally overwhelmed teenagers calling their parents to tell them that they had wrecked the car....   [tags: Tram accident, Automobile, Emotion]

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A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor

- ... Specifically referring to O’Connor’s layout of the story, she reveals the grandmother’s flaws and foreshadows how her behavior and lifestyle will lead to the deaths of her family. The grandmother causes many of the random acts to occur within the first half of the story, from her blurting out about the plantation’s whereabouts to discussing the lack of good people in the world with Red Sammy. Hendricks concludes the grandmother’s self-centered actions and lack of regard towards others results in her being “the source of her most serious shortcoming – her firm, and eventually fatal, conviction of her own rightness” (204)....   [tags: accident, plot, matriarch]

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The Honda Car Company and Its Founder

- The Honda Car Company and Its Founder The Honda car company was started by a creative, hardworking, industrious man who had the ability to see what people wanted almost before that knew they wanted it. This was continued throughout the history of Honda, and had served to make Honda one of the most respected marquis today. Soichiro Honda was born on November seventeenth 1906, and he died on August fifth 1991. In between these dates, he built and raced many cars and motorcycles, accumulated over 100 patents, and created a car company that would cause the American and European auto manufacturers to rethink the way that they produced and marketed their product (britannica.com)....   [tags: Papers]

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accident

- Wild Ride Can you imagine being thrown from a car at 30mph. Well, I never thought I could until this happened to me in the summer of 1999. It was a gorgeous June afternoon, and summer had just begun. I had just gotten my license, and I couldn’t wait to go cruisin’ in my parents new yellow Ford Expedition. I had spent the day at my friends house, and now I was on my way home. I was almost home, I just had to turn onto the gravel road to get to my house. While I was turning, I was trying to put in a mix CD I had just made, and trying to turn the corner at the same time....   [tags: essays research papers]

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