A Road Accident Essays

  • Accidents Essay

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    Causes and effects of road traffic accidents in Saudi Arabia In Saudi Arabia the motor vehicle is the main means of transportation. Between 1971 and 1997; 564 762 people died or were injured in road traffic accidents, a figure equivalent to 3.5% of the total population in Saudi Arabia. During this period 66 914 people have died on the roads in Saudi Arabia due to road accidents, amounting to one person killed and four injured every hour. Over 65% of accidents occur because of vehicles travelling

  • Accidents Essay

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    Rogelio Cantero Read 0033-602 11/30/10 Ender’s Game Ender is a six year old boy, he has monitor in the back of his head, and Ender is a third. Ender gets his monitor taken away, after school the day he gets his monitor taken away; he gets in a fight and beats up Stillson boy. Later that day, when they were eaten at the dining table, they heard a knock on the door, it was colonel Graf from battle school he went there to convince ender to go with him, because he believe that ender could be

  • The Accident Essay

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    The Accident That Changed Me August of 1992 changed my life forever as I knew it. Everything was normal as my boyfriend and I was traveling down the highway, we were laughing and talking with his grandmother. There were no worries or fears only happiness. Although, things were about to change in an instant. We stopped to turn on the gravel road; suddenly from behind we heard the loud screeching of tires, and metal crunching all around us. Before the scream could come out of my throat, the day

  • The Accident Essay

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    James Jeremy Montoya Narration 9 The Accident Johnny was 15 when the accident happened. He did not believe in superstition, not until the accident. It happened on Friday the 13th. Some people consider this day to be bad luck. Every time Friday the 13th comes around, the memories haunt Johnny. He does not remember everything, but what he does remember, will have an effect on him for the rest of his life. It was a bad choice he wished he never made. Today was Friday the 13th, and the memories

  • Accidents Essay

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    or I had a difficulty concentrating. But school was not the only problem, after my accident. I remember, always being sick. I could spend an entire day in bed sleeping, without eating or even getting up to use the washroom. When I did get up, I would feel very dizzy and nauseous. I could honestly say that I spent at least three month in my bed. Three months of hardly eating. I became very skinny after my accident. So skinny, that when I tried to attend classes, my friends would make fun of me.

  • Car Accident Essay

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    Car accident The year was 2010, I had just got my license in October, and so I was a fairly new driver. The date was December 12, 2010 and it is a day that I will never forget for the rest of my life. It was the day that I got in to my first car accident and the day that changed my life forever. The way I drive today reflects on what happened that icy December night. I had just gotten a new car for my birthday; it was a 2001 Black Ford Focus. It was a cold and icy night in December, when my

  • The Accident Essay

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    things slowly looked up. Dustin had only broken his leg, and fractured his elbow. I was so thankful my best friend was alright, and mostly alive. Dustin stayed in the E.R. that night, but I sat there right by his side. Although because of his accident, our summer plans were now ruined, this didn’t stop Dustin and I from taking the trip to North Carolina. We had the time of our lives, while I pushed Dustin in a wheelchair. We weren’t able to play basketball, football, or go to the neighborhood

  • Road Accident Essay

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    Road Accident Road accidents today are very common. Every day we listen to some bus colliding with another, falling in the river or crushing the pedestrians. The reasons for this are heavy traffic, congested or badly maintained roads, the violation of traffic rules, over-loading the vehicles. In the towns and cities, there is no speed limit. Drivers often try to overtake or even rush on the zebra-crossing and intersections. They ignore the red signal or traffic policemen’s warning. They also try

  • accident Essay

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    just put me in a depressed mood. I am just thankful that my sister and I are alive, and still living to today. We will never forget the day we hit that pole. I was pinned for almost 2 hours and my sister was ejected from the car. We talk about the accident sometimes but not that often. We don’t really like to think about that awful day we almost lost our lives. I just tell people don’t ever pass anyone on a wet day. I thank god for helping me and my sister through such an awful experience.

  • The Accident Essay

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    The Accident Out of the corner of my eye I saw the motorbike clank over and skid a long way. The rider flew into the air, hitting the ground with a terrible thump and rolling over twice before coming to a halt. My mind went blank and I stopped the car. The rider lay on the road, not moving. Night was falling and a hubbub surrounded the scene of the accident. I stared blankly at the blood flowing out from beneath his helmet, a gorgeous bright red, like Rugosa roses in full May bloom. The guy was

  • Road Accidents Essay

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    Drunken behaviour by commercial drivers is synonymous with road accidents in developed and developing countries. According to the world health organization (WHO) statistics, 75% of deaths resulted from traffic accidents occur in developing countries, although they own only 32% of the motor vehicles in the world. Indeed, it has been demonstrated over the decades that driving a vehicle after drinking alcohol is a major cause of road traffic accidents (Borkenstein et al., 1974; Krüger et al., 1995; Noordzij

  • Accidents Essay

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    ACCIDENTS 1. When I regained consciousness, I was only aware of the throbbing pain in my head. Through my tattered clothes, I observed the patchwork of numerous cuts and bruises all over my body. I looked around me but there were no signs of life. Blood splattered corpses and dismembered limbs lay scattered everywhere. I felt a lump rise in my throat. Wincing with pain and fear, I struggled to stand up. My legs were weak and my hands were trembling. I fumbled and stumbled as there was no trail to

  • Accident Essay

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    Soalan: Semangat kejiranan dalam kalangan rakyat di negara kita semakin longgar. Pada pendapat anda, apakah langkah-langkah yang harus diambil supaya semangat kejiranan dalam kalangan penduduk dapat ditingkatkan. Jiran ialah orang yang tinggal di sekeliling rumah kita, iaitu di sebelah, di hadapan, dan juga di belakang rumah kita. Jika kita tinggal di dalam satu taman atau di sebuah kampung yang sama, mereka akan dikenali sebagai jiran tetangga kita. Jiran sangat penting kerana merekalah yang

  • Road Accident Essay

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    The accident involved a school bus carrying students of the Millat Grammar School (located in Millat Town,Faisalabad) who were returning back to the city after a school excursion and picnic at Islamabad and Murrevia Kallar Kahar and the Khewra Salt Mines (also part of the school trip).[1][2][3] While travelling along the M2 motorway, the bus skidded due to mechanical brakefailure and fell into a ravine. As many as 37 people died in the disaster and at least 70 were critically injured.[1] According

  • Accident Essay

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    1. Working memory is also referred to as short term memory. It is a theoretical construct within cognitive psychology that refers to the structures and process used for temporarily storing and manipulating information. 2. Instinct theory is derived from our biological make up. For example when birds nest their young, how do they know to build a nest for them? The answer is biology. All creatures are born with the capacity and often time’s knowledge of how to survive. Drive reduction theory

  • The Accident Essay

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    An Accident                 It was a breezy Saturday afternoon. The clouds covered the sun and bought great harmony into the air. I was a young girl about the age of 10 and was standing on the terrace located on the top of the house. I was smiling and enjoying every moment that went through. Yet, I did not know what game fate would play with me that day, and what choice of.              I was walking around the huge terrace and observing what everyone else was doing because I had nothing better

  • Road Accident Essay

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    Road accident is a global tragedy with ever-raising trend. In Malaysia, it represents a major public problem because of the high number of victims involved and also the seriousness of the consequences for the victim themselves and to their families as well. Accidents are generally classified as single vehicle accidents in which the vehicle is either colliding with fixed objects or with pedestrians or the vehicle may fall in a ditch and multiple vehicle accidents in which two or more than two vehicle

  • Accident on Our Road Essay

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    35. Milk is often called a perfect food because it…………………………………………………… (A) contains all the essential food values (B) contains second class protein and fat (C) is in liquid form (D) contain very little vitamin B 36. Beverages are important in the diet for the following except……………………………………... (A) supplying heat in the diet (B) nourishing the body (C) adding variety (D) relieving pain 37. Which of the following nutrients accounts for about two thirds of the body weight? (A) minerals (B)

  • The Accident Essay

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    quoting Hence, I would like to end my project by quoting Elton John’s lyric on Friends. Elton John - Friends Lyrics Writer(s): LINHART, BUZZY/KLINGMAN, MARK I hope the day will be a lighter highway For friends are found on every road Can you ever think of any better way For the lost and weary travelers to go? Making friends for the world to see Let the people know you got what you need With a friend at hand you will see the light If your friends are there, then everything's

  • Accident Essay

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    The Accident The day after the accident, I saw my little cousin Joey at school and had to tell him. I didn’t want to but it was necessary. This is how it went. Joey, last night something bad happened that I want to tell you about. Your brother and dad were on their way home from a hunting trip and your dad had been drinking some alcohol. He and your brother were trying to get home to watch the football game and they were driving a little too fast. Your dad tried to pass a semi and didn’t see the

  • Accident Essay

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    KOLKATA: Last Friday's incident in which three fishermen were killed after being attacked by pirates was nothing unexpected. Local fishermen's unions complained that neither the district administration nor the central agencies concerned have done anything to step up security arrangements in the area. It has been repeatedly noticed in recent past that gangs enter through the Pihari Khal, which flows out into is before the Bay of Bengal. There is a 35km long vacant area between the khal and Hiran

  • Accident Essay

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    story, I started to walk with my bike. My bike had a bent tire and was it was rubbing against the frame. I kicked it to straighten it out and got back on my bike and rode to school. When I got there the police was talking to the principal about the accident. After they finished talking to the principal, the staff called my mother to pick me up. I was scared of getting into trouble. There were tears rolling down my face. I was going to be grounded forever. After all I did not get any consequences. My

  • Causes of Road Accidents Essay

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    time by every means even if their health suffers. This can be mostly seen on roads in morning time when people are rushing to their offices. At that time people break traffic signals quite often and this leads to severe accidents. Breaking signal although is illegal throughout the world but still it is practiced in many places. People may also overtake another car where overtaking is prohibited due to narrowness of road or two way traffic. Similarly if you are driving a car or any vehicle and while

  • Road Accident Essay

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    Roman-Dutch law Introduced when the Dutch took control of the island from the Portuguese in the 17th century, Roman-Dutch law is the foundation of Sri Lanka’s common law, applicable where statute and traditional laws do not regulate any matter. The only other country which makes substantial use of Roman-Dutch law is South Africa, and South African judgements are generally of persuasive authority in Sri Lanka. While Roman Dutch law ceased to be applied in the Netherlands proper as early as

  • Accident Investigation Essay

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    Purpose……………………………………………………………………………………. Page 3 History……………………………………………………………………………………… Page 3 Initiation………………………………………………………………………………….. Page 4 The Accident…………………………………………………………………………….. Page 4 Witnesses…………………………………………………………………………………. Page 6 Accident Scene Diagram……………………………………………………………. Page 7 Accident Facts…………………………………………………………………………… Page 8 Causation factor Tree………………………………………………………………… Page 11 Conclusions………………………………………………………………………………. Page 12 Recommendations………………………………………………………………

  • Traffic Accidents Essay

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    J Indian Acad Forensic Med, 32(4) ISSN 0971-0973 Original research paper Fatal Road Traffic Accidents among Young Children *Harnam Singh, **A. D. Aggarwal Abstract Fatal road traffic accidents in childhood constitute a significant public health problem. Young children are extremely vulnerable to such injuries which are vastly preventable. 59 cases of fatal road traffic accidents in children aged below 16 years, autopsied during 1 year period were studied. Males accounted for 83.1% cases

  • Accident Essay

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    was destroyed; my windows were shattered, the airbags all popped and my stuff from moving was all over. Luckily my first reaction was to call my mom. This is how our conversation went: Dialling Ring. Ring. Mom: hello Me: mom I just got in an accident! (in a panic) Mom: ok. Calm down and just call a towing. Me: mom you don`t understand. I flipped my car over. Mom: ok. Where are you? I am on my way! (In a panic) As I hung up I realized I had no more shoes on. Wanting to get

  • What to Do If You Are Involved in a Road Traffic Accident Essay

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    What to do if you are involved in a road traffic accident Being involved in a road traffic collision can be traumatic and this Aide Memoire is intended to help with some of the practical things you will need to do. If you are involved in an accident on the road you need to take the following steps to ensure that you do not unintentionally break the law. If you are the driver and one or more of the following has happened: • A person, other than yourself, is injured, • Damage is caused to another

  • An Accident Scene Essay

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    morning, the road was not so busy like usual days maybe it was weekend. I drive heading to the Giant Hypermarket to buy the groceries things at there. Suddenly, there was a van from my left side overtook me. That van must have been drive about 140 km/h. After the driver overtook me, then he goes to overtake the car at the other side. How stupid the van driver was to going so fast, a van was not safe at such speeds. The other cars honk the van driver for his rude attitude at the road, this could be

  • Car Accidents Essay

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    WebMD states that in 2012, automobile accidents are the second leading cause of injuries and fatalities among U.S. citizens. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States, there were 10.8 million car accidents in 2009. There were also 35 thousand 9 hundred deaths in the United States caused by car accidents in 2009. A few of the leading causes of these fatalities are driving while intoxicated, using a phone, and sleep deprivation. Driving while: intoxicated, using

  • Ottawa Charter - Road Accidents Essay

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    the reduction of road injuries. The Ottawa charter was organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1986 to promote good health. The five action areas of the Ottawa charter include building healthy public policy, creating a supportive environment, strengthening community action, developing personal skills and re-orientating health care towards prevention of illness and the promotion of health. These areas have contributed to positive health outcomes in the reduction of road injuries by advocating

  • Accidents Essay

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    11/14/11 Monday November 11, 2011 at 2:12 a.m. there was a horrible car accident that took place at the intersection of 6th ave. and the White Horse Pike. There was a 1988 Honda Accord heading west bound that ran through a red light hitting head on a 2006 Saturn View making a left off 6th ave. heading towards Atlantic City. There were two people in the Honda that’s including the driver. The drivers name was Abdoul Sands, 22yrs. Old. The passenger was named John Monroe 22yrs. Old. Both from Absecon

  • Road Accidents Essay

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    APPLICATION FORM SURNAME (Block Letters)…………………………………………………………………………………………… OTHER NAMES (Block Letters): ……………………………….………………………………………………. ADDRESS: …………………………………………………..………………………………………….… ……………………………………………………………………………….……………….. DATE OF BIRTH: ……………………… AGE:……………….… SEX: MALE FEMALE |NATIONAL IDENTITY CARD NO | | SECONDARY INSTITUTION/S ATTENDED

  • Accident Essay

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    Road accidents |   | The sight of ambulances and police-cars racing to the scene of a road accident in the city or on the busy highway is so commonplace in modern countries that few heads turn even in idle curiosity. This is part of the tragedy of road accidents. They occur so often that they are taken for granted, and the general public has become conditioned to them. A murder, a fire or a riot is still front page news, but a serious motor accident resulting in ghastly injury and often loss

  • An Accident Essay

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    I sat on the back seat of the bus with a couple of friends. We were on our way to school. It was early morning and the cool air was very refreshing. Slowly the old bus made its way towards the main road that led to our school. The driver stopped the bus at the crossroad as the lights were red. We waited impatiently for them to change. Suddenly the bus lurched to one side. I literally saw school-children in front of me fly up into the air for a split-second. The next moment we were all either

  • Road Accident Trends in Bangladesh Essay

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    Bhuiyan, Chowdhury and Kakoli (eds) www.iebconferences.info Road accident trends in Bangladesh: A comprehensive study Mohammad Shah Alam World Universiy, Dhaka, Bangladesh S.M. Sohel Mahmud Accident Research Institute, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh Md. Shamsul Hoque Department of Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh ABSTRACT: Road accident is a global trauma and like many other countries in the

  • The Accident Essay

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    Taylor Meadows ENG 101-11 Mr. Randell Wolff 6 September 2013 The Accident It was Memorial Day 2012 at exactly 9:23 P.M. when I received a text message from her which read, “I am just going to go home and go to sleep. I’m tired.” A handful of my friends were having a Memorial Day get together at a house about 10 minutes down the road from where I live. I was at home getting ready but I continued to procrastinate and take my time. I persistently asked myself, “Taylor

  • Accident Essay

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    The night my three daughters and I got into a car accident was very frightening. We were on our way home. Out of nowhere there was a loud BANG. We felt the car jerk and we started going faster. I was in shock, I couldn't move. I looked back and saw a big truck pushing our car through the median into incoming traffic. My kids were screaming. I pushed the brakes with my entire mite. I could smell the burnt rubber. By the grace of god, we stopped right before we went into traffic. My heart was pounding

  • Accidents Essay

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    Have you ever been in a car that had taken place in an accident due to the fact that the driver was not paying attention to the road? Either they were talking to someone over the phone, eating, or even texting while they were driving, all these distract drivers while driving when they are supposed to be putting their absolute attention to the road. Thousands have passed away because of this act millions of civilians do everyday. Further more the results could very deadly. Many innocent children have

  • Road Accidents Essay

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    Road Accidents We come across road accidents quite often and therefore are quite accustomed to them. Motor accidents resulting in serious injuries and often loss of life hardly rates a small back-page news report except to the relatives of those involved, whose lives may be shattered. No solution of the problem can help these individuals. There is indeed no cure, so there must be prevention, on the alarming increase in accidents. The accident rate goes up roughly in proportion to the increase

  • The Accident Essay

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    adulthood, having the power to take myself wherever I pleased gave me quite the power trip. Such a power trip that my parents restricted my driving, taking away whatever freedom I had felt before. As I drove I continued to improve, avoiding being in an accident and dodging all tickets. Then after about a year and a half of driving I lost both of those feats. I had just finished some serious pickup basketball games at a gym in my town. I then proceeded to get in my white with flames down the sides, manual

  • Road Accidents Essay

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    Road Accidents Road Accidents   As we all know the number of incidents of occurring road accidents are increasing in an alarming rate. Not a single day passes off these days without the news of road accidents claiming lives of the people. Today road traffic injuries are one of the leading causes of deaths, disabilities and hospitalizations with severe socioeconomic costs across the world.  Every 30 second someone is killed in a road accident. Road transport deserves a high priority as

  • Ways to Overcome Road Accidents in Malaysia Essay

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    Nowadays, many tragic accidents happen everywhere and this situation is alarming. Rate of accidents keep on escalating from day to day not just in the cities but also in the rural areas, especially during festive seasons such as Merry Christmas and Hari Raya Eidulfitri. During occasions, All of these tragedies have made many people lost their loved ones such as family members. It breaks our hearts when we get news about accidents which occur almost every single day. This shows that many people suffer

  • An Accident Essay

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  • Accidents Essay

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    Introduction: An accident or a mishap is an incidental and unplanned event or circumstance, often with lack of intention or necessity. It usually implies a generally negative outcome which might have been avoided or prevented had circumstances leading up to the accident been recognized, and acted upon, prior to its occurrence. Injury prevention refers to activites designed to foresee and avoid accidents. Accidents of particularly common types (crashing of automobiles, events causing

  • Car Accidents Rates on Victorian Roads and Freeways in 2012 Essay

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    CAR ACCIDENTS RATES ON VICTORIAN ROADS AND FREEWAYS IN 2012 In 2012, there has been drastic increase in the number of road accidents on the Victorian roads and freeways. The Victorian department of transportation, Police and VIC Roads are interested in determining the main factors affecting car accidents in Victoria. One of the major factors of these car accidents is the ignorance towards traffic rules. It has been observed that apart from rash driving, alcohol is the one of the major factor in

  • Car Accident Essay

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    THE INCIDENT I had an incident in the early stages of my life that had a big impact on me and made me a better and responsible person was a car accident on May 24, 2008. It was my junior year in Hasting High school and I was always complaining to my parents that I don’t like to wake up early in the morning for a school bus especially in winter. Therefore, my parents bought a 2000 Honda Accord beige color car for me so I could drive to school by myself. At the end of my junior year, my best friend

  • Accident Essay

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    An Accident The road in front of my school is a narrow one. It is also very busy. Every afternoon when school is dismissed the road becomes almost impassable as children, bicycles, cars and buses jostle and struggle to use it. Sometimes a policeman is there to help things out, but generally chaos reigns and we have to be careful not to get involved in an accident. A few accidents had already occurred. I was a witness to one. If happened just after school. As usual the road was an utter mad

  • First Accident Essay

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    M/W 6-7:15 1/24/11 First Accident Nothing beats the feeling of getting your first car, especially a brand new 2005 cobalt. The first week I had it, I felt like I was on top of the world and thought nothing could bring me down. Well, I should have thought again. I always thought I was a good driver, but I guess that doesn't matter when other people on the road drive like jackasses. I had my car for exactly one week when I decided to go to whips ledges with a few friends. We were having a blast

  • Road Traffic Accidents In Vietnam Essay

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    Tue Dinh Tran Eng101 – Wyman Final Essay March 15th, 2011 Road Traffic Accident in Vietnam In the world, nowadays, there are many factors that threaten the peaceful lives of human beings such as the HIV/AIDS killed millions of people in Africa; cancer and malaria took away the lives of millions people all over the world. Other factors are disasters like the earthquake and the tsunami hit Japan and killed thousands of people in March 2011. These factors are somehow unpredictable and