Speed Limits Research Paper

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Jassem al wazzan S00031319 Prof. Arby T.Siraki ENGL101 October 30th, 2014 Speed Limits: should they be lowered or raised? We have reached a world were speed is needed a requirement. We need speed in internet, studying, medicine and even production. Speed is the requirement for success. So why not speed in cars too? In my opinion, Speed limits should be definitely raised. Accidents do not happen just because of speeding in fact they happen because of people that are reckless, irresponsible and immature. They are thoughtless in controlling their speed. Raising the speed limits would benefit the society in many different perspectives. For example is we went into business and industrial production. On highways and long freeways, large factory…show more content…
This means that our governments should invest in redesigning our road, highways and freeways to cope with high speed limits. High speed limits do not mean that our road has become unsafe, but their design is not appropriate for certain new speed limits. Our roads have been the same for many years and have not been updated for decades. In addition to that, the reckless driving, lack of driving and road maturity is causing hundreds of causalities yearly. The drivers on the road lack respect, gratefulness and gratitude to other drivers and that’s why accidents are occurring. Speed limits have nothing to do with death and fatality rates. If people stick to drive on a certain speed limit, concentrate on their driving and drop their phones from their hands, this would benefit the society and benefit us as drivers from experiencing accidents and…show more content…
Our society norms and traditions have made high speed limits as one of the most important factors in accidents and it’s the reason to blame for deaths that are occurring on the road every year. Majority of the drivers on the road mostly travel on a speed that they feel comfortable, every person has his/her own preference in life, and no one can force us to live in a certain manner, we all have preferences and choices that make us feel comfortable. High speed limits is a huge advantage for us because our preference rate would escalate through which speed we like. For example on a highway the speed limit is 120mph and the minimum speed is 80mph, if this speed was increased to 140mph this means that the minimum speed would be 100mph. So the traffic would move on a faster leap and people would arrive to their destinations faster than the original speed
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