How To Prevent Drunk Driving

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“The crime of driving a vehicle with an excess of alcohol in the blood” would define drunk driving. Throughout these 50 great states in America there are too many people that are committing to drunk driving at all times of the day. People believe that there is no harm in doing an act if you are caught doing such act [drunk driving]. People that are convicted of drunk driving, once or more should know that they shouldn’t be doing it because such of heavy consequences. The consequences are tragic and can range from just getting a ticket and having to go to court or even worst your life or another’s. its There are so many ways to prevent drunk driving. Some ways to prevent drunk driving are having a designated driver, take a cab, or don’t drink …show more content…
Since this is a serious offense, should there be a maximum of three convictions of drunk driving to get your license revoked by the state? There should be a maximum of three convictions because the first time it could be a mistake, but the second or third time meaning you know the repercussions of your actions and what will be the outcome once entering the vehicle.
Drunk drivers don’t realize the harm that they can bring not only towards, themselves but their family, victims’ families, and etc. Looking through the statistical facts of drunk driving has caused many families harm. Being that there were 10,839 deaths from drunk driving in 2009.(Gale) That’s only the people that died not mentioning how it destroyed families lives because there missing that one piece of their family. When you are driving drunk that you are not impaired and can’t operate a vehicle to its full capability. There were a total of more than 1.4 million drivers were arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs in 2009. For youth drivers ages 21-24 caused up to 35 percent of car crashes while they were drunk. (Gale) It’s not just for cars that people are driving while intoxicated it’s all vehicles, including motorcycles too. “Almost a third of the motorcyclists who die in

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