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  • Airplane Crashes

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    Airplane Crashes There are many airplane accidents a year. On an average, 70 –80% are human error. Though there are many other factors, such as design factors, management, and weather factors, human error is the largest. Each one of these factors played a certain role in the three articles of accidents. The BOAC Comet, the PSA crashes in San Diego, and the Air Florida crash in Washington D.C., were analyzed differently, taking into consideration each possible factor. Within the follow

  • Jet Crashes

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    In this story: 'No chance of rescue' At least 100 cars set afire Pilot reports balance problem RELATED STORIES, SITES From staff and wire reports RANCHO CORDOVA, California (CNN) - The investigation into the fiery crash of an Emery cargo jet that killed all three crew members is focused on a shift in the plane's load shortly after it took off from Sacramento, California. The DC-8 plunged into a nearby auction yard of wrecked cars

  • The causes and effects of the stock crashes

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    The causes and effects of the stock crashes Almost 75 years and almost 20 years ago, there were huge crashes in New York. These crashes caused an uproar throughout the nation. Number of people died, billions of dollars lost and damaged lots of lives. Those crashes had been called most severe of the 20th century. Those crashes are symbolized as Black Days. Well, you might think that those crashes could be car crashes or plane crashes or train crashes. You might also think that if nation

  • Plane Crashes 24/7

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    Since 2013, fifteen horrible plane crashes have occurred. The most recent plane crash occurred on March 8, 2014. Flight 370 left from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and was heading to Beijing Capital International Airport. The plane had 239 passengers on board and the crash killed all of them. However, there are ways that plane crashes like these can be prevented. In this paper, I will argue that plane crashed such as these can be prevented with advanced technology. Then, I will explain

  • Cellphone Related Crashes And Deaths

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    Cellphone Related Crashes and Deaths in Tennessee Cell phone use has risen increasingly since the advent of mobile phones. People use their phones on a daily basis for business, work, school, and social lives. As time goes on, more and more people use their mobile phones on a daily basis, and this trend does not seem to be changing in the slightest. While cell phones do have their uses, they can be a dangerous tool when used improperly. As cell phones become increasingly popular, they can also

  • Common Causes of Plane Crashes

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    extremely terrifying ordeals for all those involved due to a vast array of reasons. The causes of these accidents are of varying nature and depend on some problems that are originated during some stage of the flight process. Main Causes of Plane Crashes 1. Decent and Landing Accidents Airplane decent and landing accidents have been statistically proven to be one of the most common forms of airplane incidents. Ultimately accounting for about 37% airplane accidents, there are several different stages

  • Technology Is A Cause For Car Crashes

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    amounts of time on their devices making our world unsafe to themselves and others. not only is it a leading cause for car crashes, it is a health risk in many ways, makes our world unsociable and awkward, I and also takes away our jobs slowly taking over by electronics or ‘robots’. One way that technology is so dangerous is that technology has been one of the main causes of crashes next to drunk driving. Many may blame this on the younger drivers but it is a problem with more than just the younger

  • Colobia And Challenger Shutle Crashes

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    Going to the Stars Almost everybody as a child had at one time or another been fascinated by space exploration, the great mystery and excitement of the last frontier. Science Fiction led us on to what may be out there. There was a base for reality in space, though, Astronauts. Astronauts were amazing, intelligent people that were bigger than life. They were in the cutting edge of technology, pushing the limits of human knowledge. They did what no one else could. They traveled to places no one

  • How An Economy Crashes And The 2008 Recession

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    “How an Economy Grows and Why it Crashes” and the 2008 Recession In 2008, the U.S economy went through the “Great Recession,” possibly as a result of inappropriate and ineffective regulation in the banking system, causing Lehman Brothers to file for bankruptcy. There was a large debt and housing bubble which resulted in plummeting real estate prices and financial securities. Peter D. Schiff’s “How an Economy Grows and Why it Crashes” uses comic illustrations and a simple storyline to teach readers

  • Driving Speed And The Risk Of Road Crashes

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    Limit Speeding has been a serious problem that drivers face on the roads every day. Most of the drivers recognize the risks of driving and they know what could happen by going over the speed limit. In the article “Driving speed and the risk of road crashes” , in this article the authors show the risks of going over the speed “They concluded from this function that a 1% increase in free speed is related to an increase of 7.8% in crash liability.” (Aarts, and Van Schagen 217), it is clear how risky is