Speeding on the Highway Speeding is a huge issue throughout the world, in the United States especially. Trying to pinpoint the need for breaking the law by speeding is even harder. There are differences found statistically in gender, age, car model and time of day. The most important being gender, pinpointing males especially. No matter what the situation, speeding on the highway puts the lives of yourself and others at risk of causing car crashes, having a lack of reaction time, trying to show off and killing others as a result.
According to Penmesta and Pulugurtha, violating traffic laws can result in serious injury and even fatalities between motorist in the United States. While people are affected by speeding motorist daily, other factors, such as drugs and alcohol, are two times more likely to cause more severe accidents as opposed by a sober person. My issue is excessive speeds have been the factor in deaths across the country. In their article, their research has pointed out that people that have broken the traffic laws has resulted in crashes and fatalities, but we also need a retraining program to achieve zero traffic deaths.
Drunk Driving Does drunk driving effect you or your friends? I know many people who have gotten dui and have endangered others life’s while driving. Addiction is as main cause in alcohol drinking people when they are drunk think they can drive. When people are drunk they think they are funny and good at everything they do. What are the main controversies associated with drinking?
Informative Speech Outline: Driving while Intoxicated Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience the dangers of drinking and driving, and how it can affect you and your surroundings. Central Idea: Drinking and driving is extremely dangerous: you are at risk of hurting yourself, become a threat to others around you, you can get into some legal issues if you are stopped by a police officer. Introduction: It’s a Friday!
Distracted driving can lead to car accidents. When people do other things, it can be result in an car accidents. According to the Safe Motorist website, “In 2010, 3092 people were killed in a crash involving a distracted driver” (Safemotorist). That is over 3000 people who did not go home to their families. Texting, being lost in thought, adjusting the radio, eating, and not paying attention to the road might cause an accident.
The shooters showed no mercy. They started ramming police cars and downing officers. Some courageous citizens were no match for them. It seemed more likely that they would continue to Montréal as they crossed the Québec-Ontario border. Liam realized that someone needed to be a hero for this attack, or else more lives would be taken away.
In America, for every fifty one minutes, someone is killed in a tragic drunk driving accident. That almost equates to twenty seven people every single day. Statistics by FBI states that in the year 2011 alone over 1.2 million drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics. Also over 3,952 drivers have been tested positive for drug involvement after they had encountered an accident and escaped with deathly injuries.
They are both dangerous and can both result in fatalities. And at the end of the day that’s what really matters. Both drunken driving and distracted driving are careless acts and if someone were to die because of these careless actions it is a life taken either way. When someone drinks and drives or drives while drunk, it is a decision. It is a decision just as when someone decides to take a glance at their phone.
From the looks of the brutally crushed cars you would think that someone would not have made it out alive or even barely breathing. The ambulance finally raced to the scene. The bright lights nearly blinded me. I had to turn my face to stop the stinging sensation in my eye.
Distracted driving is any activity that takes attention away from your focus on driving. This includes texting, calling, drinking, smoking, and other activties. You cannot drive safely unless your focus is only on the road. Texting is one of the most common distractions while driving. Why shouldn’t you text and drive?
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is not only illegal, it is extremely dangerous. You are putting yourself and innocent people on the road at risk when you engage in such behaviors. You can cause the death or serious injury of other people who were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. This is why the police are always on the watch for people who appear to be driving under the influence. Their goal is to get them off the roads before such accidents can happen.
For travelers tall and overgrown trees, malfunction traffic lights or inconspicuous stops signs present danger or hazard on the public road. Perhaps the traffic lights on both sides of the intersection signal for the drivers to proceed will cause a major car pile-up. Potholes are a potential risk that leads to terrible car crash and vehicle damage. Potholes are costly to the economy; billions of dollars spent on highway deaths and car damages.
Road Rage is a problem that needs to be solved. Over 66% of traffic incidences happen because of aggressive driving. The reason for this statistic is because of reckless driving, tailgating, distractions like cell phones, radio, food and drink, and many other reasons. The results of road rage, people will have jail time or end up dead. Road rage is very serious problem, in 2 out of 3 people may suffer from road rage.
Drinking and driving is the leading cause of death in America. Data shows that there were “10,076 deaths in 2013” (BETTS 1) related to intoxicated driving. When people think of drinking and driving they understand the consequences of such action. Yet, such thoughts will not prevent them from committing the actions themselves. Luckily, in the world we live in today, there are many solutions to solve this criminal act.
“In 2013, there were a total of 30,057 fatal crashes in the United States that involved 44,574 drivers. As a result of those fatal crashes, almost 32,719 people were killed.” Almost half of distracted driving crashes are rear end crashes which then results in hitting more cars and making those cars go out of control ending in either hitting innocent people or more cars. There are many things the Federal government and the states are doing to prevent this thing from happening. Such as “many states are banning texting while driving, or using graduated driver licensing systems for teen drivers, to help raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and to keep it from occurring.”