Persuasive Essay- Motorcycle License

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Kody Urig Mr. Postle L.A. 4/6 28 Feb 2012 Driving can be a fun and exciting experience for teenagers. Whether it’s a fast and stylish car or an old rust bucket, everyone can’t wait for the freedom of driving one. Although I look forward to getting a driver’s license, I also want to get a motorcycle license In order to your motorcycle license, there are some easy requirements you must meet. The first thing you must do is get your learner’s permit. This is obtainable by the following steps: being the at least the age of 15 and a half, studying the Motorcycle Operator Manual and the Digest of Ohio Motor Laws, taking a written test over these, taking a vision test, and going to a deputy registrar’s agency to receive a temporary packet. After completing these requirements, you must have your temp’s for a half-year and practice your riding skills. While having your temp’s, you must then complete a few more requirements. These include: taking the Motorcycle Ohio Basic Rider Course, passing a driver’s education course to further you knowledge and safety of motorcycles, and taking a road test. After carrying out this simple process, you are able to attain your very own motorcycle license. A big concern with most people about motorcycles is their safety. They assume that driving a motorcycle is way more dangerous than driving a car, but according to the facts, motorcycles aren’t. In Ohio in 2010, 7,285 teenagers died in car crashes, but only 2,071 teenagers died in motorcycle accidents. Another safety issue is the assumption that motorcycles just have too much power. A 2009 Chevy Traverse has 288 horsepower, 270 ft-lbs torque, and a top speed of 120 mph, but a 1973 Suzuki Enduro only has 13 horsepower, 9.64 ft-lbs torque, and a top speed of 65 mph. So by these facts, motorcycles are safer. When starting to drive, there are sinister gasoline prices that can prevent

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