Drunk Drivers Should Be Imprisoned in the 1st Offence Essay

1093 Words Dec 13th, 2012 5 Pages

Drunk driving is the criminal offence of driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) level higher than the local legal limit. The blood alcohol content (BAC) drink driving limit in Malaysia is 0.05%. Driving while either intoxicated or drunk is dangerous and drivers with high blood content or concentration (BAC) are at greatly increased risk of car accidents, highway injuries and vehicular deaths. There are a number of possible prevention measures examined here include suspending or revoking driver licenses, establishing DWI courts, impounding or confiscating vehicle plates, immobilizing vehicles, increasing penalties such as fines or jail for the drunk driving and mandating
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He also indicates it is the reason why they are so many of first-offenders who do not end up being second-offenders.

Drunk drivers should be imprisoned on the first offence to protect others and yourself. The society has done much to improve the highway safety to avoid the accident happen, so, you must also do something to protect yourself. According to Hanson, D.J. (2012), “Alcohol problem and solutions,” he states that do not drink and drive and do not ride with anyone who has too much to drink. It is usually themselves and their passengers who are harmed by drunk drivers. Besides that, the risk of collision for high blood alcohol content (BAC) drivers is dramatically higher than a non-drinking driver. According to the Hanson, D.J. (2012), “Alcohol problem and solutions,” the relative risk of fatal crash as a function of blood alcohol content (BAC) graph shows that for a high blood alcohol concentration (BAC) drivers that is more that 0.15% having a crash risk is 200 times higher compare to a non-drinking driver that is the blood alcohol concentration is 0%. A very simple message is enough: “please do not drink, but if you do, please don’t drive.” According to Perrotte, J. (2005), “Convicted murderer reaches out from prison,” he states that if you never touched alcohol, an innocent man would not

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