Have you ever seen a driver that’s looking down at their phone or applying makeup on the go? Have you wondered what happened to them after you passed them at the light? Every day there are more and more distracted drivers on the roads of America. Whether there was serious damage done or just a slight drift into another lane, distracted driving affects Americans’ daily life greatly and can have many consequences.
First of all, “13,000 lives lost each year due to speeding” and “39% male drivers, age 15 -20 were speeding at the time of their fatal vehicle crash” “(Dangers of Speeding While Driving)”, it’s important to know about this statistics because many people need to give speeding a second thought, they don’t understand what is going on around them, they only care about getting to their destination but often forget about increase risk of getting in a car accident or causing death. As far as defense driving goes, 94% of human’s errors are responsible for all crashes which proves that defensive driving is important if you don’t drive unsafely, it can cause serious crashes, injuries, or even death. With that in mind, “. Drivers cannot control what other people on the road are going to do, so it’s important that they put themselves in a solid position to avoid the consequences of any risky actions others may take” (“The Importance of Defensive Driving and Safety”). Lastly, not following the rules of the road, speeding and misinterpreting the concept of defensive driving can increase the number of car crashes and deaths and put lives at
This speeding ticket is not just a small blip of my past, but it’s a metaphor for my entire highschool career. For the past four years, I have been living life in the fast lane, never observing my surroundings
Situation: As a patrol officer, I am only doing my job when I stop a car for running a red light. Unfortunately, the driver of the car happens to be the mayor. I give her a ticket anyway, but the next morning I get a call into the captain’s office and told in no uncertain terms that I screwed up, for there is an informal policy extending “Courtesy” to city politicians. Several nights later, I observe the mayor’s car weaving erratically across lanes and speeding. What would you do? What if the driver were a fellow police officer? What if it were a high school friend?
Speeding is the act or practice of exceeding the speed limit. Speeding is very dangerous. It is not only dangerous for us, but for those around us. Injury Facts, 2012 Edition tells us that thirty-two percent of motor vehicle fatalities involve speeding. That is such a large percentage that can easily be decreased if everyone, including myself, would stop speeding. The major dangers of speeding include the environmental aspect, driving too fast for road conditions, and speeding kills.
The higher the speed limit, the more likely the crash will be severe. There happens to be proven research that shows that speed has little effect on how fast people drive.“ People are capable of finding a good speed without the following the speed limit signs” (Boyles). Sometimes the driver gets distracted and loses his or her focus on the road. Speeding and being distracted, even by the smallest things, can cause an accident or even life threatening injures. When a person takes their eyes off of the road, anything can happen in just one second. Speeding makes things worse because humans have less time to react when the vehicle is going a high speed rate. The most common distractions include radio, cell phones, and passengers. There is a system that is called the Smith System, which has five steps about being safe on the road. The longer it takes to stop the vehicle is longer than it takes to speed up the vehicle. Many deaths are caused by
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.
At point A corner of 74th St and Madison Avenue a LTB Mechanical Inc. employee parks his Van and seems very happy ( my personal comments S.H.) after find parking because of busy traffic in city. The driver goes to the nearby muni meter and inserts his credit card and he presses couple of buttons but was unable to buy the time card. He goes to the opposite corner and disappears. Seconds after, a traffic officer comes in from nowhere, he is checking and reading time card receipt in every car parked on the road. He stops by the LTB van and after finding missing display of the time card on the dashboard, he looks up and down the block and after soon after that he scans the registration and started writing the traffic ticket. At the exact time I took his picture attached (Exhibit 1). (The officer show his displeasure for taking the picture and inquired, if the van is mine. On my saying no he tells me, let me do my job and I must stay out of it). While he is waiting for print of the parking violation ticket the driver of the van show up and opens the door to put the parking time card
Driving can be frustrating. It doesn 't matter when, where, or what but its frustrating. An issue that needs to be addressed is Arizona drivers who drive slow in the fast lane. Little do they know this adds extra danger as well as frustration to the equation. Slow drivers are way to common. Some people at some point have had a run in with a slow driver. Even though driving slowly is not a crime, it frustrates us. The reason this paper is being written is not to bag on slow drivers, but to make slow drivers who specifically drive slow in the fast lane about the danger that them doing this can cause. I understand that some people might think, "what 's the problem
If you 've received a ticket in California, you don 't want that minor traffic error to mar your driving record. It can cause your insurance rates to increase. There are certain instances where you can go to traffic school to mask the traffic ticket. While it 'll still be visible to the DMV and the courts, the insurance companies won 't know you had a problem.
One Sunday night in October 2015 my dad went to a Packer game with a friend from work. On his way to the game my dad and his friend stopped at a party bus. His friend knew the guys that had the party bus so they stayed for a couple of drinks. My dad has always told me never to set your drink down because someone could put something in it. Well he should have taken his own advice because, he set his drink down for a bit then, when he went to pick his cup back up he ended up picking up a different cup that possibly had drugs in it. After a couple drinks my dad and his friend go into the stadium and find their seats. My dad only had 3 or 4 drinks at the Packer game and at the beginning of 3rd quarter they finally left to go home. My dads friend dropped my dad off at his car in appleton then, my dad drove home only to the edge of Oshkosh at the last stop light. He only made it that far because he got pulled over.
Are you looking for a clever and easy way to avoid getting a speed ticket? If so, then the good news is that you can easily do this by following some easy steps. You can avoid getting speeding tickets by purchasing some clever devices that will help you achieve your goal, or by putting into practice some clever ideas that will lead you to the same
Commercial drivers rely on the validity CDL for their livelihood, so excessive moving violations will harm their income and career stability. Just because a commercial driver received a traffic ticket doesn 't mean they deserved it or they should pay it. Moving violations enforce public safety and driver accountability, but some ambiguous outcomes and circumstances empower drivers to legally fight the charges in court.
Once you are pulled over for speeding, careless driving, or like in many cases when you “didn 't do anything at all”, it 's not like police officers want you to be more careful and think of others around you, they are strictly there to cause havoc in your life.
As an effect of all of tickets, it causes you insurance to go up. Many insurance companies will drop you if you begin to get a lot of ticket and cost them more money. When that happens it can become hard to get picked up by a different insurance company. Going to driver improvement class is another effect of speeding. By taking and passing the driver improvement class it can help take the ticket off your record.