More than 3,000 teens die each year in crashes caused by texting and driving. On June 8, a report was released stating that Tennessee bus crash that left two young girls and a teacher 's aide dead last December was the result of texting and driving. James Davenport, the driver of the bus, was found dead in his home on June 1.Why does this have to happen? Preventing texting and driving should be an easy thing but mostly everyone is anxiously waiting for a text message from there dearest friend or loved one that we forget about our safety. That’s why we should start implementing laws for safety so these staggering rates can go down.
How did the car crash? Long story. While my parents were driving home, we notice a pursuit and we heard gun shots and the police were behind them and suddenly they lost the control of the car and crashed into my dad 's vehicle. My father and mother both died due to the vehicle 's safety poorness. They didn 't have their seat belts on.
Americans today should not have the right to engage in such an act that can harm or put others in danger. People who text or speak on the phone while driving to “will actually miss a lot of things that are in their visual periphery,” David Meyer, a psychology professor at the University of Michigan, told National Public Radio (“Texting While Driving”). In addition, cars today have obtained touch screens and internet access while driving. In this case it also uses the luxury of voice commands. Certainly one can see this is a scary “computerized death machine” (Dowd).
“We pile into the car, a rusting Buick that was already old when Gran gave it to us.” pg. 11 The roads were very slippery, because of a recent snow fall . The families’s car crashes into another car and goes into the ditch. “I look around and see that there is nothing left of the car.” pg. 23 Mia’s parents died on the scene of the accident, and her brother later died in the hospital.
Courtney Hoffhine April 26, 2016 07.08 Revising Arguments Ms. Howard English III Honors Does our state do enough to prevent distracted driving? “In a split second you could ruin your future, injure or kill others, and tear a hole in the heart of everyone who loves you,” said Sharon Heit, mother of texting and driving victim. Being a teenager myself I witness texting while driving every day. In my school’s parking lot, on the highway, and just while being in my friends cars. I am a victim to texting while driving but nothing is being done to prevent it in teenagers and young adults.
I sat down and immediately felt my thighs stick to the leather seats on the steamy July day this drive took place. All of these regrets ran through my head, why didn’t I ask my parents to drive before, why didn’t I bring sunglasses, I think I’m in the wrong place, my instructor isn’t here yet. Soon enough, I spot a bald, middle-aged man walking towards the car with a confident stride. You really do have to be confident to be a driver’s ed instructor. I instantly felt at ease when he began to have a casual conversation with me about life and I totally forgot that I was about to risk both of our lives and drive for the first time.
Also that car was strong and my mom’s car was weaker. The car landed on its side. Thankfully no one was hurt. I swore I saw a few of my friend’s cars as the car crashed. The driver that slammed into us said she would pay for all of the damage.
Which best expresses the author 's main purpose in writing this text? a) To inform readers about seat belt laws b) To persuade readers to wear seat belts c) To entertain readers d) To describe what car accidents are like without seat belts ii. Which best defines the word invincible as it is used in the last paragraph? a) Rich b) Difficult or impossible to see c) Immortal d) Unable to be harmed iii. Which argument is NOT made by the author?
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Years later when I was drug free, I looked back on my life and saw all the damage my addiction caused my friends and family and mainly my future. I’m writing this essay to encourage youth to not make the same mistakes I did and to educate others who can help addicts recover. Drug addiction continues to be a growing problem for young adults in the US. In this essay I will address drug addiction, a disease that affects millions of people worldwide. According to CNN, nearly 40% of all 12th-graders surveyed had used some sort of illicit drug in the past year.