Drinking And Driving Should Be Prohibited Essay

1426 Words Mar 23rd, 2016 6 Pages
According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving or MADD, in the article “MADD-Drunk Driving,” “290,000 people are injured from drunk driving accidents yearly”. Out of those 290,000 people, about 10,000 people are killed from drinking and driving (Impaired Driving: Get the Facts). The loss of 10,000 people yearly could be prevented, only of people could make one choice. This choice affects 290,000 people yearly. The choice is to not drink and drive. Drunk driving is a problem all around the world that people turn a blind eye to. If only the world opened up their eyes to the seriousness of drunk driving, the deaths and casualties because of this action could decline. Once people fully understand that causes, effects, and solutions of drinking and driving, it will be evident that drinking and driving should be prohibited.
Citizens of America and many other countries are driving while intoxicated which increases the chances of an accident. This causes many people to get seriously hurt or killed from the accidents. Many do not see the big issue with drinking and driving, but that same person is 46% more likely to crash after just one beer (Hodgekiss). Although over half of the people involved in drinking and driving problems have also been reported for binge drinking, which is usually five or more drinks for men and four or more for women (Drinking and Driving: A Crash Course). No matter how many drinks you have had, statistics show either way you are likely to crash because of…

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