Drivers are arrested daily, some being first time offenders while many are repeat offenders. Although laws differ from state to state here is a typical routine facing repeat offenders “Getting an attorney in hopes of getting a reduced a reduced sentence or pleading to a reduced charge is a waste of time and money in many states. The penalties that the judge must impose are mandated by state law. In some states even first offenders may be facing license suspensions and a weekend in jail” is quite lenient in my opinion. “Many states have passed a Habitual violator law, which provide felony penalties for three Dui convictions.
Women - less than 14 units/ less than 2 to 3 units a day. ½ pint of ordinary strength beer or cider / small glass of wine / pub measure of spirits Number of people dying from excess alcohol in the UK; Each year 5,000 to 10,000 people die prematurely from alcohol abuse. The more alcohol a population consumes the more alcohol-related damage will result, and consumption has been increasing steadily in England since the second world war. Deaths from liver cirrhosis relate closely to heavy drinking. Deaths linked to cirrhosis and related diseases of the liver rose by 121% for men and 68% for women between 1980-82 and 2000, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Impaired driving can mean many things, such as driving under the influence or driving while you are over tired. Driving under the influence means that you have mean drinking over the alcohol limit or you have been using drugs. Being under the influence can be very dangerous, but it will lead to serious consequences for your driving future. The first time that you are caught with alcohol in your system while driving you will have a 3 day licence suspension, and a 150$ fine. By the third offense of impaired driving you while get a 30 day suspension, must attend a mandatory alcohol treatment program, 150$ fine and for six months ignition interlock.
The drinking age should not be lowered to 18. Lowering the drinking age from 21 years old to 18 years old could lead to an increase in dangerous behavior such as drunken driving and car accidents, risk of developing alcoholism and people under the age of 21 do not fully understand the dangers of alcohol. A teenage driver and alcohol is a dangerous combination. Drinking and driving accidents are the number one cause of death among teenagers. “Traffic deaths from drunken driving have fallen steadily, with those involving teenagers 16 to 19 declining by 39.1 percent from 1982 to 1990, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)”.
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The legalization of marijuana would be unbeneficial to society because teenagers have a higher risk for dropping out, Marijuana is harmful to the brain and there are dangers related to addiction. Marijuana use by adults in 2013 is actually decreasing. However marijuana use from teenagers has increased in 2013. Marijuana can be used several different ways. Marijuana can be consumed in many ways.
Many states began passing legislation either in response to fatal crashes involving texting while driving, or near fatal crashes that involved texting while driving. By the early part of 2010, 21 states had banned texting while driving. De Soto provides numerous statistics that compare drunk driving to texting. The studies were used showed that texting while driving is just as dangerous to public safety as drunk driving. De Soto list several fatal and non-fatal accidents cases from New York to Washington State from texting while driving.
Getting a hold of alcohol isn’t really that difficult. People, who will drive drunk, will drive drunk. If someone is willing to break the law, then they might be willing to break it by driving drunk. There are some people that believe lowering the drinking age for people under 21 serving in the armed forces would have horrible effects on their future. Those who serve tend to have to deal with a much higher job stress level than your ever day person on the home front.
In 2009, there were 10,389 fatalities in the United States alone due to drinking and driving. Lowering the drinking age could be beneficial for the United States in saving more lives. Teens tend to drink due to peer pressure. Peer pressure can then lead to drinking and driving. Since teens generally like to be sneaky if they have been doing illegal things, they try to hide being intoxicated.
The Dangers Of Teen Drinking While alcohol is legal to people age twenty-one and up, most teenagers partake in events that involve alcohol. However teens do not realize that alcohol is a drug. Averaging from the age of twelve to seventeen, alcohol is the highest used drug. (DiscoveryHealth.com) Teenagers may just think of this as a beverage to become more social or to fit in but do not realize the hard facts of alcohol. It has lasting effects on a developing brain of a teenager, it can affect everyday life, and the long term effects of alcohol can permanently damage one's body.