Driving under the influence

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  • Sobriety Checkpoint Essay

    In 2013, 10,076 people died in drunk driving crashes while an additional 290,000 people were injured. That sums up to one death every fifty-two minutes involving an alcohol-impaired driver. Although the number of fatalities has decreased nationally by forty-nine percent, drunk driving remains a crucial issue in the world. If the whole world acknowledges the abysmal outcomes of drunk driving, why is it still a monumental issue? Organizations like Mothers Against Drunk Driving, MADD for short, are already taking a stand against drivers under the influence, but they cannot achieve their movement alone. The creation of sobriety checkpoints can reduce the number of drunk driving accidents that occur. Sobriety checkpoints are police roadblocks that restrict the movement of people, goods, and ideas (Proposed). In this case, the…

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  • Argumentative Essay: The Punishment Of Drunk Drivers

    drunk drivers need a more severe punishment. For this reason, everybody should receive one chance to make the right decision regarding drinking and driving. In the year 2015, 26.9 percent of people of the age 18 up reported that they consumed a heavy amount of alcohol in the previous…

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  • Drinking Alcohol Informative Speech

    Alcohol has been around for many years in many different forms. Alcohol has also caused its fair share of problems since people started drinking it, but society cannot seem to let it go. Drinking alcohol not only causes damage to the liver, heart, pancreas, and stomach, but it also affects one’s judgement and causes him or her to not think clearly. Alcohol slows down every reaction in someone’s body, but makes them feel very calm and sometimes even confident. Driving while under the influence…

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  • Laws Against Driving

    Laws against driving under the influence are created to save lives; however, even harsher laws may decrease the number of accidents. Everyday, people attempt to drink and drive while the lives in the car next to them are at risk and they would have no idea. Not having harsh enough laws established for drinking and driving can end up causing more harm because people who don’t get caught will do it again, it can cause damage to those involved, and it takes away from first responders of their…

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  • Drunk Driving Is Bad

    Drinking and driving is a very dangerous thing to do. Nothing is worse than driving under the influence. It does not matter how many drinks a person has had, they should never get behind the wheel even if it was just a glass of wine. Slap someone if they even think about driving while they are drunk. Slap them so hard that it will knock some sense into them. Most people think it is okay to drink and drive because they think that they can handle it, but they are wrong. Alcohol acts like an…

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  • Summary: The Consequences Of Drinking And Driving

    Drinking and driving in the United States has become a serious problem that needs to be stopped before it gets out of hand. Driving any sort of vehicle requires for one’s full attention, when a person is under the influence their senses do not work at their full potential causing for horrific accidents to happen. Alcohol is a depressant that affect an individual’s vision, coordination, reaction time, multitasking ability, judgement, and decision making, which is all necessary for the safety of a…

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  • Drinking And Driving Accident

    The topic of interest chosen to be drinking and driving. After being involved in a drinking and driving accident, it can cause many changes in an individual’s life, especially their outlook on drinking and driving Although the individual drinking and driving are not likely injured, it can cause grief amongst families. The stress of a child being arrested, drinking and driving, and causing significant damage on a busy intersection can be overwhelming. Drinking and driving must be taken…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Impaired Driving

    Driving under the influence or while intoxicated is a crime of driving a vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs to a level that does not allow the driver to be capable of driving the vehicle properly. The crime affects much of the population these days but fortunately there are laws that deal with this problems. Impaired driving laws in Ontario were much needed and are appropriate laws that prevent accidents and injuries and save many lives of drivers of all ages every day.The impaired…

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  • Substance Abuse Persuasive Speech

    In other words, Prominent politicians from across the country are advocating for increased investment into substance abuse education in order to decrease the likelihood of teens driving under the influence. “So what does this mean?” you asks. Well, for teens and young adults, this means that classes are now offered to help educate you. In order to understand to pros, you must first understand the cons. In this case, substance abuse should never be an option for drivers, especially teens.…

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  • The Importance Of Driving And Driving

    Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI) is the leading cause of death on roadways in the United States (1). Specifically, alcohol has several short-term effects that greatly impair the ability to drive, such as memory impairment, blackouts, recklessness, and impaired decision-making. Those who drink heavily more often also experience long-term effects including a diminished brain size, the inability to think abstractly, loss of perception awareness, memory loss, and decrease in…

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