Pros And Cons Of Drinking And Driving

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Are you aware that approximately 25,000 people are killed due to drunk driving? In addition, alcohol is the number one factor in traffic deaths.(Gottfried 51) Not only teenagers, but adults, too, and even babies. Is drinking and driving still a problem for teenagers? That is a question most adults worry about, especially if their child(ren) is involved in a terrible car accident. That is one thing a parent does not want to go through. Many teens do not know how this effects people both physically and mentally. Families have lost a loved one due to drunk driving and this needs to stop. Alcohol can cause many harmful things such as liver damage, car accidents, death, and even depression. Alcohol is very harmful to your body. Most people don’t know what alcohol does to their body. If one person exceeds over the limit of alcohol, it can cause …show more content…
Between the ages of 16 and 20, teens are curious of trying new things which could possibly be dangerous. It’s hard being a teenager because you 're pressured to try harmful things just to fit in. Don’t always think peer pressure is a negative influence, theres always a positive influence behind it. Although it may seem normal that kids your age are drinking, doesn 't mean that its ok for you to drink. Even though it could be one drink, it could lead to another which could turn out devastating. Alcohol advertising also is a major impact on drunk driving. Many people don’t agree with advertising alcohol because parents thinks it condones in alcohol drinking or drunk driving. This also takes a role in peer pressure because some teens thinks that just because alcohol is being advertised, they have to drink it. Maybe to fit it or simply because they wanna try it. Next time someone pressure you into drinking, and you 're driving, just say no. Think of what could happen to you or someone innocent on the road while driving drunk, by saying no watch how many lives you just

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