Drivers At Risk Drivers Essay

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Drivers Ed Module 8 Young drivers are less likely than adults to drive after drinking alcohol, but their collision risks are substantially higher when they do. The combination of driver inexperience with drinking is a deadly mix that all too often results in tragedy. Teens are more likely to exhibit impaired driving skills at a lower blood alcohol level. What are the risks involved? Teens who drink are at higher risk for date rape, pregnancy, HIV and other STDs, assault, drowning, alcohol poisoning, alcohol dependency, DUI-related injury and death (yours and/or others). This has nothing to do with “good” or “bad” or what kind of person you are. When you and others are drinking, you can become careless, and it’s all downhill from there. Teens who drink are also more likely to engage in violence against others. In addition to criminal penalties, there may be…show more content…
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