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    Drunk Driving Effect

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    (“Drinking and Driving”). When a person consumes any amount of alcohol, it affects their motor skills and/or judgment. If one is caught drinking and driving they may have to take a field sobriety test and if they fail the officer will ask for their permission to perform a blood alcohol content (BAC) test. If this test is failed the person is charged and arrested accordingly (“The Dangers of Drinking and Driving”). Short-term effects of…

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    States, with 2,500 in California alone (Phillips). On May 3rd of 1980, that number had risen as the life of Cari Lightner was taken by a repeat drunk driving offender, whose actions caused him to lose control. However, what he didn’t know, was his unforgivable actions were the cause of a life-saving phenomenon. Candy Lightner, Cari’s mother, was infuriated by the tiny amount of consequence the man had received after taking her beloved Cari’s life, and decided that the underestimated laws against…

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    Drunk Driving

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    Drunk Driving as also known as DUI or DWI, which has been a major problem in the US and around the world. These are the acronyms for the phrase “driving under the influence” and “driving while intoxicated”. DUI and DWI is one of the biggest reasons for the many unwanted deaths around the world. In the world today, 40% of all automobile accident happens because of DUI due to alcohol. Throughout the year, there have been more than 100 million deaths around the world each year because of DUI.…

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    Drunk Driving In Michigan alone this year we have had 4,633 alcohol crash related injurie’s. There has been 8,892 alcohol related crashes, and 26,845 DUI arrests according to madd.org. taxpayer’s subsidy of drunk driving fatalities this year has been posted at 1.3 billion dollars. And that is only Michigan alone. We still have 49 other states and half of the world. So I believe that drunk drivers should be imprisoned after their first offense. On March 16, 2009 Frances Dingle a 47-year-old…

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    Avoid Drunk Driving

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    to Avoid Drunk Driving Drunk driving can lead to serious consequences. According to available statistics, everyday 28 people die due to drunk driving in America. Around one-third of all the driving accidents in America involve the alcohol impaired drivers. As pointed out by MADD, 1 in every 6 teen binge drinks. However, only 1 in 100 parents believes that their teen binge drinks. Teen alcohol kills around 4700 people every year. Here are some of the top ways to avoid drunk driving charges.…

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    Drunk Driving Repercussions Drunk driving has been and continues to be an extremely serious issue. It affects so many in different ways, from the drunk driver, the person they hit, and all of the families involved. One of the biggest concerns is that the penalties for Driving Under the Influence have not been as strong as what it should be. Too many times in the past you will read or hear about someone being arrested for DUI and they either get a fine and no sentence or a very minimal sentence.…

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    Essay On Drunk Driving

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    “The problem with drinking and driving is the mourning after.” Drunk driving can and has destroyed lives. It is a problem in the community of Harris County. Innocent people are killed every day because of the careless mistakes of others. They choose to drink and drive and ultimately others will pay the price. Drunk Driving. It can tear a family apart in seconds, just like it tried to tear mine apart. Ten years ago, my family’s strength was put to the test when we were hit by a drunk driver on…

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    Teen Drunk Driving

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    If you are with a couple friends on a Friday or Saturday night and need something to do, partying-it-up just might be a great plan, besides being drunk makes everything a bit more fun. Also once you have a few alcoholic drinks in your blood stream you might even be up for a challenge. Maybe even a challenge such as getting behind the wheel and driving with blurred and disoriented vision. Recently more and more teens have enjoyed the excitement of driving drunk. Unfortunately, the research…

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    Overview Drunk Driving has been a problem in America almost since cars have been invented. One of the first cars ever built in America was in Massachusetts in 1893, but by 1897 a 27 year old taxi driver by the name of George Smith was arrested for the first ever DUI after crashing his cab into a building (history). In recent years, unfortunately, driving under the influence has a remained a huge problem in the United States, one third of all fatal car crashes involve an intoxicated driver or…

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    You always hear about those stories on the news about someone who has been injured or killed due to a drunk driver. You might go to a friend’s house or out to eat and have a few drinks and once it’s time to go or move to a new location, you get behind the wheel. Next thing you know there are red and blue lights flashing in your mirrors and you are in a world of trouble. Most people who drive after they’ve been drinking think that they are okay to drive. Even if it is under the legal limit, your…

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