Persuasive Essay Drunk Driving

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Impaired driving casualty is out of control. In fact, our highways have become a graveyard. Almost every day, number of deaths and injuries occurred and are reported. Someone pleasure brings tragedy to the family and loved ones. For example, there are drunken driving accidents every day, but this multi death in one family is heartbreaking; a 29 year old drunk driver drives a dark black SUV and killed four innocent people a grandfather and three children under ten years old on Sunday September 27th this year. This horrific accident took place at the intersection of Kirby and Kipling Ave in Vaughan around 4:00 PM. The government stands still; the media buried the news in their newspaper. Toronto Star newspaper did not consider this as front…show more content…
Are they active? What else is the government doing to stop this escalating problem? According to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) “325 other distracted driving victims who have died since 2010; the number of people these irresponsible drivers have had a profound and devastating impact on is in the thousands”. OPP Deputy Commissioner Brad Blair states that. The youngest age group, those aged 16 to 19, had an impaired driving rate per 100,000 licensed drivers slightly lower than that for 25- to 34-year-olds and about 40% lower than the rate for 20- to 24-year-olds. Why is there such a heavy focus on youth? According to Mothers against Drunk Driving (MADD) it’s because the youth are dramatically over-represented in impaired driving crashes. In 2010, 16 – 25 year olds made up only 13.6 % of the population, but accounted for 33.4% of all alcohol-related crash deaths. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 16-25 year olds, and alcohol or drugs are a factor in 55% of those crashes. What are the reactions and responses about the crystal clear fact? How is the government going to deal with this ongoing problem? Does the government care of its citizen? Federal, provincial, and municipal governments should work together and bring awareness about the impaired driving in a serious effective
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