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Drinking and Driving Paper

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Its 2 am I’m waiting for the light to turn green. Boom I see sparks flying in my rearview mirror my car flew into the middle of the intersection cars are coming at me from the left and right and my heart stopped for what felt like 10 min. My head hit the back of my seat my leg hit the steering wheel and I felt a sharp pain down my back. SLIDE

Drinking and Diving is the worst decision anyone could make. SLIDE

That was one of the worst days of my life. Not only did that guy ruin my night and total me car, he also ruined the life of the guy that was sandwiched between my car and the drunk driver’s truck. SLIDE

The guy that hit me is going to have to live with the fact that his choice put 2 people in the Emergency room that night, and me on drugs and in physical therapy for months. I was drugged heavily and in bed for almost half of a year because of him and to this day I still get back pain whenever I do any heavy lifting which never happened before that. SLIDE

Not only did he hurt me badly he also ended up losing a lot of money when I sued him and he also ended up in jail and a DUI on his record. SLIDE

As soon as you know you’re going out and your drinking you need to make sure that you have a designated driver. That one choice isn’t worth a night in jail or a huge ticket or possibly someone’s life. SLIDE

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in their October 7, 2011 vital signs report, nearly 11,000 car accident related fatalities (about 1/3 of all crash fatalities in the United States) are attributed to alcohol-impaired driving.

 What possesses a person to get behind the drivers’ seat of a car and drive intoxicated is way beyond me. This question is always asked whenever a drunk driver is involved in a drinking and driving incident. All I know is what was going on in my mind when I was hit. I never want to think the thoughts I thought of or feel the way I felt that night. No one deserves to have their life...