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    Archit Pipalva Ms. Ivey English 3 Honors 21 February 2017 Road Rage in United States On 1 December 2016, NFL player Joe McKnight was killed in a road rage incident in Behram Highway and Holmes Boulevard in Tarrytown, Louisiana. (CBS/AP) Each day, many lives are being lost on the road due to road rage accidents which can range from running a red light to killing another person. As the new generation is growing up, road rage incidents are increasing in the United States of America; effecting and leading to harmful side effects on society. Looking at the history, the term road rage was first coined in the United States in the 1980s when highway shooting occurred in California. (Martin) From that point forward, it has often been referred to as…

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    There are many issues and arguments involving speed limits some people follow it strictly and other prefer to go 10 to 15 miles over or under it to many law abiding citizen`s dismay. First of all, there's the fact that people are indeed breaking a law even if a person were to go over the limit by 1 mile per hour that is consider breaking the law in the eyes of the justice system. Second of all, the limit was placed there for a reason most likely for safety precautions in order to protect every…

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    we face today not only from people of the legal drinking age, but for teens as well. For every one out of ten high schoolers drinks and drives. Teen drivers are seventeen times more likely under the influence to die in a car crash then they are when sober. There has been many ways we have tried to prevent underage drinking as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explains we need to make more efforts. "The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 21-year-old…

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    every month. Speed limit laws are not placed just to protect yourself, they’re also enforced to protect other people in their vehicles and pedestrians. Since you need more time to stop while traveling at higher speeds, say you’re going 50 in a 30 mph residential zone. A kid rides his bike out into the road; is there enough time to stop? Probably not. Say you were going the posted speed limit and there probably would have been enough time to slam on the brakes. Reckless and pointless speeding…

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    Viva Price. She gave me my volunteer shirt and I headed to change. I was one of the first to arrive, so I had a bit of a wait. Pretty soon assignments were handed out. I had the pedestrian safety station. Ms. Price explained to me how to set up the game and my area. I had a spinner board with different situations for the kids to answer correctly. All the situations related to road safety. They included questions about bike, pedestrian, and car safety. When the child was done answering the…

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    crashes are funded by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or researchers funded by them. (Rispo, 2009) While insurance rates do not increase based on red light tickets, they do increase when there is an accident, so insurance companies benefit from red light cameras as well. Rispo interviewed professor and chair of health policy and management of University of South Florida College of Public Health who said, "The rigorous studies clearly show red-light cameras don't…

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    3 Types Of Drivers Essay

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    way more people who are unsafe than there are safe. It is a proven fact based off of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that men are more likely to be involved in a fatal car crash than women. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports also show that California, Texas, and Florida are the states with the most reported accidents. The first type of driver everyone is very cautious around which is the dangerous driver who has abused drugs and or alcohol and is…

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    The silent killer: rethinking safety on boda-bodas Many times when we use boda bodas-motorbike taxis, we ignore our safety responsibility as passengers. After witnessing a helmented boda boda rider racing on high speed skillfully between cars, changing lanes on a congested highway, with a passenger clinging on the back, all the on lookers were sympathetic and terrified of what was to befall the innocent passenger. It was clear the rider was about to cause an accident from his perceived…

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    How to stay safe while driving on Corpus Christi´s roads? The south Texas, coastal city of Corpus Christi is home to over 300,000 people. The city’s road transportation network includes Interstate 69E/US, Interstate 37 and Highway 77 that links the city to Victoria and Brownsville. The other important roads in the city include Texas State Highway 44 thoroughfare and the Texas State Highway 268 Crosstown Expressway. Corpus Christi ranks as one of the safest cities to drive in America; this means…

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    A quote I once read by Peter Zilahy states "You have to make choices even when there is nothing to choose." On the freeway headed towards downtown it happened to me again that dreaded slow driver in the far left lane or better know as the passing lane. Okay, I'll be honest, I was annoyed. I came across a road rage meme and it made laugh so hard! It was Kermit the Frog with a bolded caption that said" My face when ... I'm finally to the person who would let me over." I'm looking at it again…

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