During the next couple of months many people died due to the violence that was going on in this strike. The Pullman strike soon became a nationwide railroad strike in the United States. Since many people lost their jobs after the depression, they had to go try to find a new job which was not easy under the conditions of a strike. When they found a job, many took a huge pay cut often receiving thirty percent less of what they were making before the strike. The Pullman Strike also had an impact on transporting people and goods.
According to the same study by Dr. Masten, “75 percent of the fatal crashes we thought we were saving actually just occurred two years later.” (27) Although some crashes just happened a few years later, that does not refute the fact that nonetheless these restrictions saved lives. In fact, even if these regulations only pushed back these deaths, it seems much more desirable to have an extra two years of life than have it cut short even a moment earlier. What is important is the fact that the inevitable is delayed, not that these laws only delay the inevitable. One must also recognize that between 2002 and 2008, there has been more than two thousand less 15- to 20- year old drivers involved in fatal crashes. (23) This statistic exemplifies just how effective the tougher driving laws on teens implemented during this time are, and suggests that to take further steps to restrain young drivers would save even more lives.
Before the Gilded Age, transportation of any sort was slow, unreliable, and unavailable. However, with the invention of the assembly line and some invention, mass produced automobiles, subterranean trains, elevated trains and basic airplanes were spread out. Therefore, during the late 19th century, transportation was allowing for extreme expanse of trade and economic capability. One of the most prominent methods of transportation even before this time, railways were experiencing a major change during this time. Though it would eventually cause a stock market crash due to the closure of two major rail businesses, the roads themselves saw considerably more traffic due to a major expansion of the system.
The author addressed a thirteen year old girl named Cari Lightner was walking to a carnival when she was struck and hit by a hit-and-run drunk driver and killed instantly. The author also talks about binge drinking and how if the legal drinking age is lowered, Americans would stop binge drinking;therefore, the conclusion is incorrect. She states that alcohol should be forbidden until 18-to 20 year olds precisely because they have a tendency to binge drink whether it is legal or illegal,and how college students get into a great deal of trouble due to binge drinking. Students endanger themselves and others. They sometimes even kill students.
In 2016 there has been eighteen motorcyclist deaths since January. Las Vegas started the year saying goodbye to Sheldon Cooper, a forty- seven year old man pronounced dead at the scene. The list keeps going with motorcyclist of all ages, mostly man.In fact, statistics indicate that in motorcycle collisions with cars, cars are at fault about 60% of the time. Many drivers do not look out for motorcycles. Of these fatal collisions, the other vehicle was turning left while the motorcyclist was traveling straight in their lane or lawfully passing another vehicle 35 percent of the time.
Every two minutes, a person in the United States have been injured in an alcohol related car accident. In the past month, there have been quite a few deaths from drinking and driving on the Crow, and Northern Cheyenne reservations. In the year 2014, 9,967 people have died from a drinking and driving accident. Statistics say that every day in America, 27 people die from drunk driving. Drinking and driving is one of the most irresponsible decisions a person could ever make.
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
In the fall of 2006, a nineteen-year-old male named Reggie Shaw was involved in an accident that instantly killed two men. He had been texting during the time of the accident, and authorities believe this caused the accident. The accident killed two men, James Furfaro and Keith O’Dell, both men had children, wives, and successful jobs (Henneberg, 2017). Problems like this accident are the reasons why people need to understand that distracted driving. People need to understand that distracted driving still causes major problems.
Throughout the past decade, we have been facing a very strong issue, this is drunk driving. This has caused many tragic deaths and is an obstacle that kills many innocent people. The issue with drunk driving is we can stop it, but no person stands up to it. Drunk driving kills many in only a matter of time. On average in only forty minutes someone is killed by a drunk driver in the U.S.
“On December 22, 2001, Richard Reid boarded a flight from Paris to Miami wearing shoes packed with explosives. The explosive failed to detonate and Reid, a member of Al Qaeda, was apprehended. Because of the incident with Reid, who became known as the Shoe Bomber, travelers must remove their shoes when going through security at airports” (Wood, n.d.). If the explosives in Richard Reid’s shoes had gone off, they could have injured a lot of people and maybe even killed some too. Before 9/11, there was not very much airport security until a few months after the tragic incident occurred.