PDHPE Crash Burn Assignment

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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 and etc.

Setting a maximum amount of alcohol consumption intake (e.g. set yourself a limit of two drinks) and taking public transport home are both very effective ways of preventing drink driving. These two strategies if combined can prevent a person from evening going near a car, thus confirming the chances of having any accidents at all. By setting a limit as to how much money will be brought to the event to spend on alcohol to avoid drink driving and buying in excess.

Nonetheless, even though all the other listed strategies would be useful, the driver when intoxicated, could possibly decide to make mistakes that would cause drink driving, therefore the most useful strategy would have to be the instalment of a three prototype high-tech systems, designed to stop drink driving immediately. 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 gearshift lever. The gear shift has to be touched in order to start the car and will stop if detects sources of alcohol, therefore overcoming the problem of drink driving.

The second system in the car uses a camera situated in front of the driver to monitor eye movement. If the driver is drowsy, the system triggers the seat belt to tighten and will hopefully snap the driver out of their drowsiness or prompt them to take a rest. A voice alert also sounds and a message pops up on the navigation screen indicating the dangers of further driving.

A third system monitors the path of the vehicle to ensure it's travelling in a straight line and not weaving about the road, as is common with a drunken driver. This also triggers the voice and visual alerts and pulls the seat belt when signs of drunk driving or drowsiness are detected.

The three-prototype system is by far the most effective way to safeguard yourself from the dangers of drink driving even though other...
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