Stricter Laws: The Pros And Cons Of Drunk Driving

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Have you ever woke up early Saturday morning, and realize that you cannot hang out with friends or family? The feeling of knowing that ten hour shift is waiting for you at five o 'clock sharp. Yes that augh! Feeling of all of a suddenly wanting to call in sick, but then knowing you are on the last strike, so you pushed yourself to get up and get dressed, of course grab a large cup of coffee from the nearest coffee shop. On Saturday, November 22, 2014 was that sort of Saturday from me, but none-the-less I got up and went to pick up my two friends in the whole entire world. Britney Spears "I Wanna Go" was playing on the radio, I rolled my windows down as fresh air greeted me with rays of sun-shine daring to spike out. My friends got in and we …show more content…
If our laws were stricter today perhaps there would not be so many innocent persons resting in the cemetery caused by a drunk driver. There is a need for stricter laws to be introduced and taught in schools when it comes to drunk driving, and not just for teens but adults as well. In the meanwhile, there is a must for a vigorous plan to be put in place by the utilization of harsher laws so as to reduce the high rate of repeat drunk drivers and first time offenders. There should be rules and regulations of punishing drunk drivers rather than taking points from their licenses. Drunk driving laws are too mild to be taken serious from authorities, it is something that someone can easily walk on and not lose too much in the process. Furthermore, the United States needs a way of implementing stricter rules because the rate of first and second time drunk drivers are increasing so much to the point where there is a car crash every second in one of the states. In addition, the rules cannot be lenient and merciful to someone that is willing to end an innocent …show more content…
Drunk driving happens when families gather at parties, games, or even away on vacations. Do not let a family member and friends stir in this terrible way, and help them decide better. Also, drunk driving does not just hurt the family member of the victim, but other families. β€œIn 2013, 10,076 people were killed and approximately 290,000 were injured. Each crash, each death, each injury impacts not only the person in the crash, but family, friends, classmates, coworkers and more.” Just to imagine that even blows the minds of many people. Drunk driving is a problem that affects everyone, regardless of age or class. In the United States drunk driving is a threat to families, because poor low-income families lose their love ones in a driving accident involving alcohol; dead and gone forever to be here for their love ones, that person could have been their number one source of financial income for that family. In addition, individuals involved in a repeated drunk driving should not be able to purchase a car, for the safety of the communities. They 're is one other frightful, ghastly story that happens to a close family friend who happen to be driving one night from school. She was driving home, when she realized a car popped in front of her, spinning around violently. In panic, she had no clue what to do since the road, she was traveling on was one way only. She sat there, her vision blurred, and she needed a plan to escape this horrifying

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