Should poor, irresponsible drivers be taken off the streets? Drivers should have consequences for texting, drinking, or even being tired on the road. Poor drivers should not be given the privilege of driving for many reasons. Many innocent people are being killed or even injured because of this.
In the reading "Why We Crave Horror Movies," Stephen King writes about why we enjoy watching good horror movies which frighten us. He discusses how our emotions get to the point that we can not handle anymore, and they have to be released. These emotions make us feel anxious and challenge us to do more in life. Horror produces anxiety, but the decisions that we make in life challenge us more. There are many decisions in life that make us challenge ourselves.
Drink, Drive, Die In the United States, almost thirty deaths occur daily due to a drunk driving accident; equaling one death every 51 minutes("Impaired Driving"). If drunk drivers were arrested on their first offense, this number could be reduced significantly. Drivers that were involved in crashes that resulted in death were six times more likely to have a prior conviction for driving under the influence than other drivers with no alcohol in their system("Impaired Driving"). Drunk drivers should be imprisoned on their first offense.
After a long with your day with the family you’re driving in the night, exhausted and wanting to desperately get to your home. You’re minding your own business as you pass a green light, then a car who’s speeding and swerving takes the red light and rams into your car at high speeds. Your daughter, who’s only seven, is instantly killed as well as your wife. The other driver is a drunk teenager and is driving home from a party. The teenager walks away from the accident while you mourn the loss of your family.
Driving is an integral part of everyday life for millions of people around Australia. Teenagers, adults, elderly people all drive everyday and occupy the roads with varying levels of driving ability. It is widely thought that elderly people are the worst drivers on the roads, and teenagers are typically known as the most reckless drivers on the roads, however all drivers once having their license for an extended period of time can develop bad habits or become complacent. By undertaking a driving test every five years, drivers will be able to be acquainted with any new road rules introduced since the last time they did the test. Their driving ability would be tested to make sure it is up to a safe standard, it would stamp out any bad habits
Topic: Retesting Drivers After the Age of Seventy Specific purpose: Inform audience of the dangers of elderly driving and persuade their opinion towards retesting licenses after the age of seventy. Thesis: Reevaluating the policies concerning driver’s license retesting and taking notice of these potential threats can lead to a safer environment on the roadways. Introduction I. Attention-getting device: How many of you have ever been stereotyped as a bad driver due to your age?
Is that “cold one” before driving a good idea? Is it worth your family going to your funeral? We see the aftermath of drinking and driving all the time. The total loss vehicles, mangled bodies and even worse, the innocent victims. The ad “Punch worthy car crash” was published on January 22, 2013 to address the dangers of drinking and driving.
Stepping into a voting booth for a teenager at age 16 or 17 can go either way really. In the article, “Takoma Park 16-year-old savors his history-making moment in the polls” author Annys Shin explains how Ben Miller a 16-year-old who works a part time job and attends high school was part of 350 other 16 and 17-year-olds who were granted the right to vote in municipal elections. Obviously much of the criticism that Takoma City Council received was from the older voters, as they argue that young people barely old enough to drive a car don’t have the experience as well as the perspective to vote. Nevertheless, I believe that even if teenagers at this age are not the most experienced, the City Council should still allow 16 and 17-year olds to vote.
Habits are developed by humans almost unwillingly. Good habits can arise like eating healthy, exercising regularly, or good manners. On the other hand, bad habits can easily be adapted as well. Drivers have adapted many risky habits that often put other road users in dangerous situations. These hazardous actions could include road rage, ignoring traffic laws, drinking and driving, or texting and driving.
I officially got my drivers license on August 9, 2017. Unfortunately, I was in a minor accident on December--- . I passed both written and maneuverability on my first attempt. I was so excited to be driving a car. The most important thing that I learned from this accident was the importance of defensive driving.