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  • Drunk Driving And Drinking And Driving

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    Driving while intoxicated or drunk is very dangerous resulting in injuries and even death. This is a huge national problem that can be prevented from happening. “Statistics reveal that most related accidents are the leading cause of death for the ages between 16-24.” (Hanson) Many teens and early adults are peer pressured to drink and end up driving intoxicated or drunk. When driving intoxicated, your short term memory and at often times your reflex is also impaired so you don’t have that quick response

  • Persuasive Essay On Drunk Driving

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    for drinks with buddies or celebrating something special during life. Until recently, drunk driving was an undermining crime that went unnoticed to everyone that was not affected by the consequences and tragedies that come with it. Estimates of statistics show, “In the United States rates of alcohol-related traffic fatalities dropped from 60% in 1982 to 32% in 2006. Recent findings, however, indicate drunk driving continues to be a significant problem” (Gieck). Although the rates of alcohol-related

  • Essay On Drunk Driving

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    Acosta-Mabrey April 22, 2014 Drunk Driving Intro When an intoxicated individual makes a decision to sit behind the wheel of an automobile and drive home, he endangers everyone on the road. In 2011, an average of one alcohol related driving fatality occurred every 53 minutes, making alcohol responsible for almost 32% of traffic related deaths (Drunk Driving, 1). Alcohol-related crashed are estimated to cost the public more than $50 billion per year. Everyone has heard that drunk driving is dangerous, but

  • Drunk Driving Essay

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    with Drinking and Driving There is knocking at a door late at night, and there a policeman standing at the door with information that a family member was in an accident that involved a drunk driver. This is one of those things people hear and believe that it will not happen, but it happens every day. Every 40 minutes, someone in the U.S. is killed by a drunk driver and in 2008, in Montana, 40 percent of all traffic fatalities involved DUIs (“Drunk Driving” 1). Drunk Driving affects everyone and

  • Drunk Driving Essay

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    The Realities of Drunk Driving Over the last several years the dangers of driving while intoxicated have increased and have become a serious threat to this nation. Although, men are considered the main perpetrators of DUIs recently women, young adults, and even teenagers have been pulled over and arrested for being intoxicated while operating a vehicle. Many groups and organizations have been formed in an attempt to keep drunk drivers off the roads. Laws have been passed and are constantly changing

  • The Effects Of Drunk Driving And Driving

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    Progressively there are more accidents happening every year as a result of drunk driving, and these drunk drivers should be greatly penalized, if you drive hammered you should get nailed! Driving drunk is considered to be one of the most severe crimes in almost every state because the driver is not only risking there life they are putting everyone else’s life in danger on the road. Every 22 minutes, someone will die in an alcohol-related traffic accident. Although you probably think that it could

  • Drunk Driving And Drinking And Driving

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    I find it utterly preposterous that in 2012 alone, there were over 10,000 drunk driving deaths in the United States. It is proven that one-hundred percent of deaths caused by drunk driving are preventable. Has the United States turned into such a corrupt nation that we can just stand by and watch innocent people get killed because of the carelessness of a person who has had too much to drink? You could be on your way to work, to watch your son play soccer, to get your hair done, or just taking an

  • The Consequences of Drunk Driving

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    The Consequences of Drunk Driving “A friend who dies, it’s something of you who dies,” Gustave Flaubert. When someone dies from drunk driving this is something you may be feeling. The consequences of drunk driving are far too high to even think of driving while under the influence. Every year thousands die from drunk driving or are caught drunk driving, and face consequences such as fines and a loss of license. But, it’s easy to avoid or prevent drunk driving by ordering a taxi or setting a designated

  • Drunk Driving Influence

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    Driving Under the Influence (DUI), or commonly known as “drunk driving,” is operating a motor vehicle while one’s blood alcohol content (BAC) is above the legal limit set by the state which in California is 0.08%. This means, if you drink just one 12-ounce beer, one five-ounce glass of wine, or 1.5-ounce shot of distilled spirits then get behind the wheel, you could already be guilty of a DUI (BACTrack). Driving is a daily routine for millions of people around the world today but unfortunately, it

  • Drunk Driving Essay

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    all the death and tragedy as a result of driving under the influence of alcohol, I feel that there should be an increased punishment if caught. The legal definitions of "driving" and "drunk" are open to many interpretations, which vary greatly from state to state. In some places, "driving" can include sitting still in a parked or wrecked vehicle with the motor off, or starting up a car in a driveway. Police can and do arrest people whom they believe are drunk before they get on the road and even when