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Part A:1) 5-step personal safety plan to safeguard yourself from the dangers of drink driving:1.Set a maximum amount of alcohol consumption intake. E.g. set yourself a limit of two drinks or set a limit as to how much money will be brought to the event to spend on alcohol.

2.Hang around friends who you can trust when it comes to stopping you from drink driving.

3.If you want to drink, take public transport home.

4.Don't drink and drive and don't ride with anyone who has too much to drink.

5.Install the cheap three prototype high-tech systems that is designed to stop drink driving. After drinking, a certain amount of alcohol escapes the body in perspiration and this can be picked up by sensitive detectors if they are in proximity with the driver. One of the four sensors in the car is on the gear shift lever. As this has to be touched in order to start driving the system can stop the car from being started if alcohol is detected.

2) How these strategies would be effective:Driving while either intoxicated or drunk is dangerous and drivers with high blood alcohol content or concentration are at greatly increased risk of car accidents, highway injuries and vehicle deaths.

A main cause of drink driving is a result of drivers not thinking properly as caused by the effect of alcohol.

There are many ways to deal with drink driving, from the least effective to the most effective. Hang around friends who you can trust when it comes to stopping you from drink driving is one of the simple strategies and goals that you can set for yourself when you are going to parties, night clubs, etc.

Don't drink and drive and don't ride with anyone who has too much to drink is another simple strategy to resist drink driving. People around you have a big influence in your ability to judge correctly. Peer pressure, especially with young males is a major concern to drink driving; this can be stopped if the driver was not influenced by peers, surrounding intoxicators...