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  • Drunk Driving Effect

    (“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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  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving

    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

    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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  • The Subsidy Of Drunk Driving In 1984 By George Orwell

    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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  • The Influence Of Drunk Driving

    Driving under the influence has been a problem in the United States for many years, and without punishment and consequences it will continue to be one. Despite the accidents and deaths these incidents bring, people argue second chances should still be available. However, drunk drivers should be imprisoned on their first offense. Driving while under the influence of alcohol puts the driver and others at risk. Perception, speed control, concentration, and muscle coordination all become impaired…

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  • Drunk Driving Speech

    When hearing the phrase drunk driving, one often thinks of despair, tragedy, even death. But what exactly factors into it? And why are drunk drivers still a problem if police know they are out there? What are authorities doing to try and end the epidemic that is drunk driving? The National Department of Transportation says that about one-third of drunk drivers arrested or convicted are repeat offenders. Considering that 1.1 Million people were arrested for driving under the influence in 2014,…

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  • Teen Drunk Driving

    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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  • The Problem Of Drunk Driving

    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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  • The Dangers Of Drunk Driving

    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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  • Avoid Drunk Driving

    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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