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  • Should We Increase The Speed Limit At 55 Miles Per Hour?

    point. In Fact we should increase the speed and let the careless drivers deal with the problems they cause and not penalize the rest. Even though driving 55 miles per hour is more fuel efficient,the speed limit needs to be increased because people get to places faster and save time and accidents are only caused by careless drivers. Driving at 55 miles per hour is more fuel efficient and the only way we have to worry about efficiency is because Back in 1973 the United States was in an oil embargoed by Saudi Arabia by five percent. As claimed by Tim castleman “our non renewable fossil fuels,like those used in gasoline, are dwindling at an alarming rate.” (US News) That is another reason why we should keep the speed limit at 55 mph, what will happen if we run out of gasoline? The best thing to do is conserve the most we can! As a matter of fact without fuel to run our…

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  • 100 Miles Per Hour Poem

    100 Miles per Hour, Upside Down and Sideways Rick Bragg’s 100 Miles per Hour, Upside Down and Sideways was a true story about the author, who was a young boy at the time. It seemed at a young age Rick Bragg was a lover for fast muscle cars, he loved everything about the cars, the rumble of the engine, the speed and the burning of the rubber when he punched the gas. Using vivid imagery through-out his story to show his memory from that summer before his senior year for the reader to get a clear…

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  • Tornadoes Research Paper

    expecting this big of a storm to hit and meteorologists did not even see it coming. This tornado soon became known as the “Tri-State Tornado” because it started in Missouri travelled to Illinois, then finally stopped in Indiana. “After killing more than 600 people in Illinois, the tornado crossed the Wabash River into Indiana, where it demolished the towns of Griffin, Owensville, and Princeton and devastated about 85 farms in between. Having taken 71 lives in Indiana, the storm…

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  • Personal Narrative: Harnessing My Amygdala

    reverse and still doesn’t look in the mirror. Ironically, both of those examples are memories that I 've experienced. I myself experience anger on a daily basis. Some say I have a short temper. Others say I have anger problems. This on going occurrence has been an issue I 've dealt with all my life, yet I can never seem to tame the beast within me. It all started a few weeks ago. Speed walking out of the Mott campus in Lapeer, I was eager to rush home and take a siesta before my next class.…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Speed Limits

    It is a beautiful early morning with the sun rising in the east, and you have just finished your long twelve hour shift and are heading back home to your family. All of a sudden a vehicle on the other side of the median has crossed over, went airborne and has hit you. You were young, full of life and opportunities. The entire world was within your reach. Now that is all over, you have died. Should the speed limit be raised on the 401? Why? While this has been debated by road engineers, police…

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  • Personal Narrative: P. E.

    What are we going to be doing for P.E we were thinking of running the mile today because one of our friends forgot his clothes because he left it in the in his bed at his house I almost forgot my but what I forgot was my lunch card I didn't have 5 dollars to pay for a new lunch card. After a few hours I was leaving home because the school had ended, I was so hungry that I could resist my own hunger so what I did was run home, I got to my mom and said mom, I'm starving because I haven't ate…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Joy Of Bad Speeding

    It was a very nice summer evening, the sun was just starting to set behind us as I drove down the highway. Without a worry, the music was blaring and there was a lot of singing and laughing going on in the car. Three of my friends and I were on our way to a movie in Spirit Lake, when the trip took an unexpected turn. Now, instead of going to the movie, I was going to have to go to court. I quickly pulled to the side of the road and rolled down my window for the man that was standing…

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  • Distracted Driving Cause

    who drive while intoxicated cause accidents as well. Alcohol-impaired driving crashes account for approximately one third of all crash fatalities in the United States (Jewett, Amy., et al.) When a driver consumes alcohol, and operates a vehicle, the driver loses focus and the driver’s ability to drive an automobile is reduced. When a driver is under the influence of alcohol, you are putting your life, and other driver’s life in jeopardy. Driving while intoxicated also makes your eye sight weak…

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  • Argumentative Essay: The Consequences Of Speeding

    In society today, there are set laws that must be followed in order to protects citizens. One example would be the speed limit law, which saves lives every day. Driving above the posted speed makes you a more dangerous driver and increases your chances of being involved in an accident. Until this year, I had never received a speeding ticket. I have learned from this mistake. While thinking of all of the possible consequences that could have been placed upon my life or the life of someone else,…

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  • Causes Of Accidents In Ga

    car, which if not used correctly can turn into a lethal weapon. Which is why making a mandatory driving class would be helpful. To save teens lives and the lives of the people who they may drive around. This is beneficial not only for teens but for everyone. Why? After a teen (or anybody for that matter) takes a driving class, they can take that experience with them for the rest of their life. Making them more equipped to drive for life and less likely to get in a collision years down the road.…

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