Drunk Driving Argumentative Analysis

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Various agencies have sought to have a voice against drunk driving. An essential vocal faction is the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). A reason that motivated the formation of the group was that a woman was driving while drunk and hit a girl on the sidewalk. The problem was that the girl ran over was the offender’s daughter, who died instantly. This advocacy group has played a paramount role in the creation of an integrated approach for individuals and the justice system. At an individual level, the group advocates for personal behavioral changes such as having a designated driver when engaging in alcoholic drinks. The systems approach proposed by the MADD group is an increase in the punitive measures imposed on drunk drivers. The second…show more content…
The caution given to the concept of driving under the influence should form a basis for the deterrence of uncouth behaviors. Ideally, the idea of drunk driving would be unavailable because the legal framework makes provisions of opposing such habits. However, the world is anything but ideal for individuals continually engaging in dangerous acts of defiance.
The proposed reintegrative and shaming model offers some areas of strength. It seeks fairness for both the victims and the culprits alike. The focal point in restorative justice is the need for individuals recognize an illegal activity. Such recognition and acknowledgment pave the way for a dialogue. Fairness involves coming up with a solution that addresses underlying issues. Fundamentally, fairness may touch on the fair compensation of the victim and his/her family, but also the recognition that monetary compensation can never equate to the damage and the lives
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The police need to remain firmly in control of the community. Actions taken by the community must be within theory jurisprudence. For example, the police force must have the ability to stop and interrogate an individual suspected to be driving under the influence. Regional biases and inconsistencies deprive law enforcers control over their jurisprudence. Resultantly, the police remain as spectators to the challenges facing the community. The proposed approach is to allow the police to function with the autonomy and full capability. Part of the solution may come through the standardization of evidence collection among people driving under the influence. Likewise, individuals can have process control empowerment through the training of bar attendants and bouncers on actions to take when dealing with heavily intoxicated individuals. The training can aim at ensuring that people engaging in excessive drinking do not drive themselves at home. The problem with this approach is that there is not enough number of designated drivers. However, having ample parking space and taxis may be a smarter solution for combating drunk
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