Informative Speech Outline: Driving While Intoxicated

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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! It’s payday! You just got off work and you’re ready to party. You get to the party; you buy drinks and shots for everyone. You dance all night long. You and your friends are just having a good time. Suddenly, you begin to feel woozy and you start to see double. How are you going to get home? After doing some thorough…show more content…
In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among drivers with BAC levels of 0.08 % or higher involved in fatal crashes in 2013, one out of every 3 were between 21 and 24 years of age (33%). The next two largest groups were ages 25 to 34 (29%) and 35 to 44 (24%). (CDC, 2015) Transition: However, if you decided to get in the car and be fearless, than you will suffer the consequences by getting stopped by a police officer and get into some legal issues. III. Legal Issues A. If you are convicted, you will face a substantial fine, a mandatory surcharge, license revocation, higher insurance premiums, and possible incarceration. (NCADD, 2015) 1. Imagine having to pay hundreds of dollars just because you were drinking and driving. 2. After all of damage that was caused because you were caught drinking and driving, all of that will stay on your record for a long time. Conclusion In short, I strongly believe that drinking and driving is very dangerous. You will suffer the consequences in the long run. You are at risk of hurting yourself, become a threat to others around you, and you can get into some legal issues if you are stopped by a police officer. So think before you hop into your car

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