Pros And Cons Of Drinking And Driving

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As you can see drunk driving is a serious issue and can cost you your life and someone else 's. Not only is it against the law, but it is one of the most leading causes in automobile related deaths (Kayley). Personally I think anybody driving under the influence should be punished. I am sure you have known or heard about someone being in an accident due to drinking and driving. Think about it, maybe it was a close friend, family member or even a stranger on the news. I have lost loved ones to drunk driving, and I 'm sure many others have as well. Don 't you want to be positive your loved ones lives are as safe as possible. I think anybody driving under the influence should be imprisoned on the first offense. Not only could the driver under the influence hurt themselves, but they could also hurt you. “2 drunk 2 care” was the famous tweet Kayla Mendoza wrote on the night she…show more content…
Now think about drinking and driving, its insane. 40% of car related injuries are due to drunk driving (Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 2014). If we were to make a change and imprison the criminal right away, less injuries will occur due to careless mistakes. As crazy as this sounds, Every 90 seconds someone is injured because of this crime (Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 20014). Doesn 't this say something about these drunk driving offenders? Being injured by a drunk driver is horrible, but this terrible crime even causes death. In 2012, there were two hundred and twenty-three traffic deaths due to drunk driving. one out of three traffic deaths are due to drunk driving, and every fifty three minutes on average, someone is killed in a drunk driving crash (Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 2014). Now, were not just talking about injuries, this is death. Taking innocent peoples lives, because of careless mistakes. Why are we letting drunk drivers back on the roads, knowing the next time they drive drunk it could lead to someones
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