Segro, Anthony Mrs. Dwyer English 2C 1/15/07 Persuasive Essay Drinking and driving is a very serious and dangerous problem in the United States and all around the world. Many people every year are killed or injured because of drunk drivers, and most of the people that are killed are innocent bystanders. When a person’s blood alcohol content is over the legal limit he becomes much more impaired and are at a higher risk at hurting themselves or others. I am strongly against drinking and driving and I think that who ever is caught drinking and driving should be thrown into jail and fined a great sum of money. Drinking and driving has been a problem since alcohol has been around, it affects the body and mind greatly.
Texting while driving is a highly controversial issue, and the people involved are concerned with delayed reaction times, causing more car accidents, and insurance liability. Drivers are taught to keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel. But it is very common to see people, especially younger people, trying to drive while glancing down at a cell phone or in some cases not watching the road at all. Michael Austin’s study “Texting While Driving: How Dangerous Is It?” states that a person’s reaction time while texting and driving is three times worse than it is if the person has been drinking. Statistics have indicated that over 6,000 deaths and well over half a million injuries have occurred due to drivers using cell phones in 2011 alone.
There are many similarities and differences between texting while driving and drinking while driving. Some of these differences and similarities would have to be that they both are illegal, they both impair the driver and they both cause accidents, injuries and death. Please let me remind you that they are both very dangerous and many people do them both every day. However, one can be more dangerous than the other, but I let you, the reader, decide which one is the most dangerous based upon the comparison and contrast I will make regarding texting while driving and drinking while driving. Both texting while driving and drinking while driving is illegal in all the United States.
Driving is commonly the most dangerous thing anyone does across the world. There are so many factors when driving that could make it a life or death situation. The number one issue with driving is teenage drivers they are more dangers because of the irresponsibility. All the teenagers text and drive and they think it is cool not to wear a seatbelt. This day in life teens think more narrow minded and less about the big picture.
Problem/Solution Essay One of the biggest problems facing teenagers today is the fact that they tend to ignore a lot of responsibilities,such as safe driving. Teens are the most unsafe group of drivers on the road. For teenagers; car accidents is their leading cause of death in the US. Some reports say that teens account for only 2% of all drivers, but they are responsible for more than 10% of all traffic accidents. A large portion of those accidents happen when one vehicle hits a wall, tree, or even slides off the side of the road, this shows that the cause is reckless driving.
Most drivers nowadays are at their worst when it comes to their driving habits. It is frightening to acknowledge but true, everybody has experienced an encounter with an irresponsible driver at some point, from seeing it in your neighborhood streets, to driving next to one in a highway, and you could even be at risk to come through one in stores parking lots. As of inexperienced, reckless, and irresponsible drivers, many of us are lucky to not be victims of these drivers but there is a big percent that have been seriously injured and even died due to these careless drivers, Dangerous drivers kill people on an everyday basis. There’s a big variety of reasons when it comes to why a driver can be dangerous or have bad driving habits. Inexperienced drivers are mostly young due to being beginners at driving, but there are also different age groups since there are those who never drove in their lives and when they become older also begin to drive, these beginners can be really dangerous since they have and absence of experience in everyday traffic or in various setting’s such as driving at nighttime, during bad weather, and or driving on interstate highways where speeds are much greater; in environment’s like these a new driver can easily make a big mistake leading to a deadly accident.
Zach White English-0 Satirical Essay In America there's a lot of problems with kids and under age drinking. A lot of young children die in drunk driving accidents every year, so finding a solution to this problem can save many lives. The reason all this is a problem is because teenagers tend to think there invincible and can drive under the influence but really they have no idea what there getting themselves into. Most kids miss judge the amount of alcohol they've consumed and when they get behind the wheel think there okay but in reality there way over the legal of drinking. I found there's only one solution to this problem.
Glavas i Outline T: I think texting while driving should be banned in the United States, because it is the number one cause of car accidents, it also causes concentration problems, and people die every day from texting. * Texting is the number one cause of car accidents in the Unites States. A. Car accidents always happen every 30 seconds from texting. 1.
Having the blood-alcohol level at 0.08% provides a higher chance of people getting injured or possibly even death. This is an issue that affects everyone, from rookie drivers, to experienced drivers. It can even affect the people that haven’t started driving yet. Even though driving can be very helpful by getting people from one place
The National Organizations for Youth Safety calls this problem “an epidemic that threatens everyone on or near a road.” C. Accidents caused by people who text and drive are occurring more frequently, and it is our responsibility to speak up against it before we or someone we love is hurt or killed because of it. 2. Body A. Although it is just one example of distracted driving, texting while driving is particularly dangerous because this type of distraction comes in three forms through: i. cognitive or mental distractions which occur when a driver’s mind isn’t focused on driving, ii. visual distractions which occur when a driver looks at anything other than the road ahead, and iii.