Car Wreck

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  • Story about a Car Wreck

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    in all directions. The blood that I had loss slowly took affect on me, feeling disoriented I plummeted to the ground hoping that this twisted metal coffin would not become my tombstone. “I don’t want to go!” I shouted at my mom. “Perry get in the car, no questions asked!”She refused to repeat herself. My mom was one of those people who had been through a lot in her life. When you stared in her eyes, instead of her backing down she would stare right back at you with 10 times the force, which literally

  • The Dangers of Distracted Drivers

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    Did you know that most wrecks today are caused by distracted drivers? Although, using cell phones are banned while driving, people still use them illegally, causing many wrecks. There are many ways to be considered as a distracted driver, such as texting, using a cell phone, talking to others in the car, grooming, watching a video, adjusting car settings, eating and/or drinking, and reading maps or books. How has texting impacted the number of wrecks in the United States? “The government says that

  • Safety in auto racing

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    innovations introduced in the past couple of years including the caught fence, safety barrier, and Han’s device. When someone goes to a race track what they really want to see is the wrecks. They want to see a car flipping over or even catch on fire. Even though it might look awesome from the outside of the car, inside the car it's extremely dangerous. The community of auto racing is working altogether to create new innovations to make racing as safe as it can possibly be. Auto racing is becoming a safer

  • Using a Cell Phone While Driving Should be Banned

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    there are some positive aspects to the growing opportunities in technology, there are still many negatives involved. One of the leading causes of death in the United States today, are car wrecks (Driving While Distracted: Statistics to know). Even though accidents appear to be out of our control, in reality, most car wrecks are caused by lack of attention to the road. To prevent anymore fatalities caused by distracted driving in the United States, cell phone usage while behind the wheel should be completely

  • Stock Car Racing Essay

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    Stock car racing has evolved a great amount since 1920’s when racing first started. The cause of racing was because of the Prohibition. The 18th amendment banned the production and possession of alcohol. So people had to make their own liquor, called moonshine. In order to make money from liquor, part of the job was to deliver it to their customers, but with the law enforcements trying to obey the new law, Moonshiners had to make their runs at night. They also had to use vehicles that would blend

  • Accidents Aren’t All Created Equal

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    fast anytime an accident happens, whether that accident is a car crash, a plane crash, or a sunken ship. Wanting to be a part of it all, intrigued people run to the site of the accident; either hoping for mayhem or hoping to be a part of the help. As illustrated in both “Titanic” by David R. Slavitt and “Auto Wreck” by Karl Shapiro, accidents get the attention from voyeurs no matter how different they are in nature. Even though “Auto Wreck” and “Titanic” both portray accidents in different ways poetically

  • The Risks of Distracted Driving

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    has held steady since 2010. Distracted driving can be playing with the radio, texting, eating, drinking, applying makeup, or even just having a lot of people in the car at once. I, personally, despise people who continuously choose to partake in dangerous behaviors that cause distracted driving. They are creating risks of having a wreck and a chance of killing themselves or others on the road. First of all, the use of cell phones, having your radio too loud, or just messing with your radio is probably

  • Dale Earnhardt and Stock Car Racing

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    Dale Earnhardt and Stock Car Racing Over 50 years ago a new sport was introduced. This sport was stock car racing. The organization that sponsors stock car racing is known as National Association of Stock Car Racing, NASCAR. The driver that is identifiable with NASCAR is definitely Dale Earnhardt. Over the years there have been many great stock car racers from Cale Yarborough to Richard Petty and Davy Allison, but no other name was better known than Dale Earnhardt. Whether on the track or in the

  • Essay On Driving Age Driving

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    reasons of car wrecks. “ Most teenagers like to show off their cars by spending just to look cool but at the end they end up crashing” When young teens drive, they just put themselves in more danger by ending their life quickly. They need to understand the real consequences of driving onto the real world. Consequently, in fact, “ young teenagers are known to be involved in a car crash, they are the top cause of death for U.S. teenagers is enough to make many parents withhold the car keys” . In that

  • “Auto Wreck” by Karl Shapiro

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    The “Auto Wreck” by Karl Shapiro is a gripping poem that dives into the world of death from an observer’s perspective. Karl Shapiro decorates the poem with a beautiful, yet saddening, portrayal of death. Shapiro uses several prevailing elements to make sure that the message and theme are clearly displayed to the audience. Through personification, diction, and imagery, Karl Shapiro shows all aspects of a car wreck from the perspective of a victim, showing that death is irrational and illogical. Karl