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    America Needs a Aational Speed Limit

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    introduction of the automobile in the early 1900s, laws have been instituted to protect drivers on the road. With these laws come lawbreakers who put their agenda in front of the well being of others. Tens of thousands of lives have been lost, billions of dollars have been spent, and pollution has grown exponentially because of drivers travelling at high speeds on roads (Hartman). To conserve fuel and save lives, the fifty-five (55) miles per hour national speed limit should be restored. Driving at 55

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    The altering of speed limits on highways in the United States yields results that align with the previously mentioned findings of researchers that examined non-interstate roads. An article published in the “American Journal of Public Health” in 2009 examined a wealth of data to see if there was an sort of relationship between a change in a highway speed limits and the frequency of automobile fatalities. The ten years between 1995 and 2005 were the focus of this research. This is because the government

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    Automobile Speeding

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    Automobile Speeding Humans in the twentieth century live in an era characterized by an unrelenting desire for speed. The ability to go faster and accomplish more often seems to be the option of choice. Everything from the information super highway to the interstate highway is dominated by this need for speed. Whether it is fast food or fast cars, more powerful search engines or automobile engines, the fact of the matter is people rarely stop to catch their breath. Ever since the wheel people

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    consequentialism has been defended against the charge that it leads to unacceptable trade-offs by showing a trade-off accepted by many of us is not justified by any of the usual nonconsequenlist arguments. The particular trade-off involves raising the speed limit on the Interstate Highway System. As a society, we seemingly accept a trade-off of lives for convenience. This defense of consequentialism may be a tu quoque, but it does challenge nonconsequentialists to adequately justify a multitude of social

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    Influential Essay

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    going about 55 mph in a 35 mph speed limit. When my friends approached another car they passed him so I did the same. Now we were going about 65 mph in a 45 mph speed limit. My friends kept accelerating so I thought to myself, “How am I going to get pulled over if I am following another car?” After our speed finally settled at around 80 mph we were still in the 45 mph speed limit. About four miles later when were still cruising at 80 mph, but now in a 55 mph speed limit I saw red and blue lights

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    Legal Aspects of Fire Protection

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    at Portage River South Road” (Feehan, 2012, para. 6). The posted speed limit on Portage River South Road was 55 mph at the time of the accident (Curt, 2012). The defense alleges that Firefighter Johnson was using his lights and sirens and that Ian Huffman was not wearing a seatbelt at the... ... middle of paper ... ...ng problem many jurisdictions and professional organizations have set the industry standard of following the speed limit or only 10 mph above when responding to an emergency. Fire

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    Speed Limits

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    Speed Limits Jim was leaving work late, and he knew that his wife was at home waiting on him. She had prepared a nice meal for their anniversary and was sitting on the couch all alone. As Jim pulled out of the plant and onto newly paved two-lane highway, he noticed a large white sign with the words “speed limit” and the number “50.” It was a thirty minute drive home, and he could easily make up the time he lost at work if he could just drive as fast as he wanted. For the next half hour, however

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    Speed Limit

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    Should Highway Speed Limits Be Increased? Should highway speed limits be increased? Should we strike down every sign that the government posts and uses to regulate the speed limit on the thousands of highways around the country? Should we trust the driving ability of each and every person to drive within a reasonably safe speed? The response that most people lean toward is one of negativity. People automatically assume that the speeds presently posted on our highways are there only for our own protection

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    PXI address two different market segments and will co-exist for many years to come · Major ATE systems are currently best implemented using VXI · VXI provides field proven reliability and minimal risk to major ATE customers · High resolution, low speed data acquisition systems are best implemented using PXI · Small, bench top or light weight portable test systems are suited to either architecture; customers should consider future ability to upgrade with existing module technology History VXI

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    The Probability of a Major Hurricane Hitting New Orleans Table of Contents Executive Summary     3 Introduction     3 Hypothesis     7 Analysis & Method     8 Conclusion     10 References     12 Appendix     14 Executive Summary New Orleans, Louisiana lies at the second lowest elevation among major cities in the United States. It is a city surrounded by water, making it almost like an island. To counter this dangerous combination of the low elevation along with the lakes

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