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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 female from Mount Clemens, was in a drunk driving accident. She killed four teenagers from St. Clair Shores. The teens were on their way to pick up pizza when they were at a stop light and struck by Frances’s car. Frances’s blood alcohol level after the crash was at 0.16 percent which is twice the state’s legal limit. Frances pleaded guilty to second- degree murder and four counts of drunk driving causing death. And was sentenced to 22 ½ to 25 years in prison. There are many organizations out there to prevent…

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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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  • 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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  • Drunk Driving Solution

    According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving or MADD, in the article “MADD-Drunk Driving,” “290,000 people are injured from drunk driving accidents yearly”. Out of those 290,000 people, about 10,000 people are killed from drinking and driving (Impaired Driving: Get the Facts). The loss of 10,000 people yearly could be prevented, only of people could make one choice. This choice affects 290,000 people yearly. The choice is to not drink and drive. Drunk driving is a problem all around the world…

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  • Essay On Drunk Driving

    “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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  • Drunk Driving Consequences

    “More than 1.5 million drivers drive intoxicated each year and then end up getting arrested for drunk driving” (Be responsible, 2011). Drunk driving can cause many problems towards the people that are involved. There are ways that it can be prevented. With all the holidays that happen, many people like to go out and have a good time, but it’s not smart to do so unless people are aware of what they are getting into, especially in they have been drinking. On the other hand it can be stopped. While…

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  • Drunk Driving Movement

    The History of MADD and the Drunk Driving Movement Driving while intoxicated is an issue surrounding many in our society since the invention of the automobile. Although it’s been the topic of countless conversations over the decades, it was consequently the elephant in the room that no one spoke of. However, with the emergence of different awareness movements, such as the victims of drunk driving in the late 1970s and early 1980s, (Rid) Remove Intoxicated Drivers and Mothers Against Drunk…

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  • Drinking And Driving: The Consequences Of Drunk Driving

    “The crime of driving a vehicle with an excess of alcohol in the blood” would define drunk driving. Throughout these 50 great states in America there are too many people that are committing to drunk driving at all times of the day. People believe that there is no harm in doing an act if you are caught doing such act [drunk driving]. People that are convicted of drunk driving, once or more should know that they shouldn’t be doing it because such of heavy consequences. The consequences are tragic…

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  • Drunk Driving: The Consequences Of Drinking And Driving

    A drunk driver can be driving on the road anytime on any day, and with the possibility of negative outcomes to occur. Drunk drivers are being allowed to drive drunk because there aren 't any actual ways to prevent someone from getting in a car drunk. Intaking any amount of alcohol and then getting behind the wheel of a vehicle to drive, is putting everyone else out on the road in danger. Important to realize the deaths caused by drunk driving . " In 2014, 9,967 people were killed in alcohol-…

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  • Drunk Driving: The Dangers Of Drinking And Driving

    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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