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  • Consequences Of Drinking And Driving

    A serious problem affecting society today both directly and indirectly is drinking and driving. People of every age group for whatever reason have been getting behind the wheel of a vehicle after that have consumed more than the legal limit of alcohol. The legal limit Individuals that decide to drink and drive not only put themselves at risk, but additionally become a hazardous threat to citizens that travel the same roadways. The consequences of their decisions can have a lasting impact on their family and victims of incidents involving drinking and driving. According to Nelson (2015), “Alcohol-impaired driving accounts for more than 30% of motor vehicle fatalities and rates of DUI no longer appear to be decreasing” (p. 1). This is a troubling sign for drivers across American roadways. As drivers what can be done to ensure that we are safe from encountering potentially fatal accidents? This problem can be reduced if proper steps are taken to prevent people from leaving bars, clubs, and other establishments that serve alcohol. It is not enough that the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) is 0.08. There has been a push to reduce the BAC to 0.05 in order to reduce the amount of drivers that drink and drive.…

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  • Texting And Drinking And Driving Essay

    because of texting and driving. 35% have admitted to knowing it is wrong but still do it anyway. Texting while driving should be made illegal to make the roads safer for the driver and everyone else. That’s not the only issue - drinking and driving is also very dangerous. An investigation revealed that alcohol affects drivers in many aspects including attitude, judgement, perception, reaction, and control (Hindawi). In Europe, there is about 10,000 deaths a year because of drinking and driving.…

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  • History Of The Roaring Twenties

    “Because the 18th Amendment and the Volstead Act did not make it illegal to drink alcohol, only to manufacture and sell it, many people stockpiled liquor before the ban went into effect. Rumor had it that the Yale Club in New York City had a 14-year supply of booze in its basement” (“Roaring Twenties”). The Roaring Twenties was a time in American history when the American people started to change physically and emotionally. Girls were wearing shorter dresses, smoking, and attending raucous…

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  • Essay On Boating Suicide

    liability insurance you can afford. Liability insurance is relatively cheap for the financial protection it offers a boat owner. However, you can also be held criminally liable if you are breaking any laws at the time of the boating accident. For example, if you are drunk at the time of the boating accident, officers may charge you with boating while impaired by alcohol. This could result in substantial fines and jail time. If you have been charged with boating under the influence or any…

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  • 12 Hour Shifts Argumentative Essay

    themselves if the lifestyle their living now will effect them positively or negatively in the future. Nurses need to start looking at the big picture. Fatigue affects more than just the nurses, through them it has the ability to cause detrimental effects to the patients they are caring for. In their article in American Nurse Today, Anderson and Townsend wrote, “Fatigue and sleep deprivation are linked to decreases in vigilance, memory, information processing, reaction time, and decision…

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  • The Recovery Philosophy: Scotland's Ten Quality Principles Of Recovery

    taken. (Government et al 2014) These principles are measured at all levels from provider to national audit. This document followed the publication of, A framework for Action (Scotland 2009) where the 4 areas for action were identified. Also that year it was highlighted Scotland’s relationship with alcohol required changes, with findings that the average man and woman were exceeding recommended guidelines on a weekly basis (Scottish Government 2009). Recovery is the sequence of progress where a…

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  • Distracted Driving Cause

    statistics that a pedestrian hit at a 20 mph has a 95 percent chance of survival, while one hit at 40 mph has just a 10 percent chance, and they are still likely to defend their right to speed in 30 mph zones (Cochrane 24). Pedestrians who are hit by speeding drivers will most likely die rather if they were hit by a driver going at the required speeding limit. Drivers who drive while intoxicated cause accidents as well. Alcohol-impaired driving crashes account for approximately one third of…

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  • Summary: The Effect Of Sleep Deprivation On Driving Performance

    The Effect of Sleep Deprivation on Driving Performance Sleep deprivation is caused by having insufficient sleep and results in reduced alertness, decreased performance and deterioration of health (Abrams, 2015). The effects of sleep deprivation on driving performance has been researched by many psychologists to observe the potential effects sleep deprivation could have on driving performance (Jung et al., 2010). This essay will argue that the effects of sleep deprivation decrease driving…

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  • Breathalysers: A Case Study

    men and women who died due to driving over the allowed alcohol consumption limit of 0.05 (Responsibility, 2016). This did not however need to be the case, these fatalities would not have occurred if the drivers were tested and stopped beforehand. Over 600 000 drink driving tests occurred last year which helped save countless other lives as over 7000 people were found to be driving over the limit and were arrested as a result (SAPOL, 2016). However how many of the remaining 593000 people may have…

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  • Teenage Binge Drinking

    more alcohol everyday. One of the many problems is binge drinking, this is when a teen or anyone drinks overlay or a lot in a short amount of time. Binge drinking can harm your body in many ways, including headaches, hangovers, shakiness, vomiting, and memory loss. It also makes you behave in many ways including, falls, Assaults, Car accidents, Unplanned pregnancy, Shame and embarrassment, Loss of valuable items such as a damaged car or lost phone, Reckless spending while intoxicated. Teens…

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