Reasons for Traffic Laws

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B. REASONS FOR TRAFFIC LAWS
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Why do we need to keep traffic laws?
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-Safety
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-Common Understanding
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-Order and movement in traffic
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The most obvious answer will be for public safety. But other reasons can be for common understanding of traffic laws so traffic rules and etiquettes can be followed together by drivers, as well as, keeping order and movement in traffic. -------------------------------------------------

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1. Safety
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The number one reason for traffic laws is for keeping public safety. The main reason for the traffic laws is to reduce the number of deaths and injuries on our nation's roadways . According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are more than 1,700 fatalities and 840,000 injures yearly due to vehicle crashes off public highways. -------------------------------------------------

Everyone knows that a motor vehicle can be extremely dangerous for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians and following traffic laws will help reducing the possible deaths and injuries. Yet, people driving the car can become immune to the dangers of driving in various ways: -------------------------------------------------

-Having daydreams or other thoughts and not paying attention to the driving -------------------------------------------------
-Falling asleep while driving either due to exhaustion, or under alcohol intoxication -------------------------------------------------
--Being an angry driver and road rage taking over the driving...
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