Driving Under the Influence
Driving While Intoxicated
Instructor Paul Jake
Table of Contents Abstract 3 Driving While Intoxicated 4 DWI Offenders 5 Statistics 5 Type of Crime 7 Identifying 8 Facts and Myths 9 Sanctions and Counter Measures 10 Current Sentencing 11 Cost 12 Court 14 Current Preventions 15 Proposed Solutions 15 Conclusion 17 References 19
The objective of the research paper is to discuss the impact that driving while impaired by alcohol (DWI) plays in alcohol-related crashes/arrest and how to reduce alcohol-crash involvements. The paper will define drunken driving, statistics of drunk driving, classification, myths and facts, who are the drunk offenders, how to identify a drunk driver and recommendations.
Driving While Intoxicated
Daily there are individuals who are occupants of a motor-vehicle where we are the driver or the passenger, however wherever we are seated in the vehicle we must be alert to the continual change around us. The driver, however, is responsible for the safety of the individuals occupying the motor-vehicle. Driving requires a variety of skills, so the driver must be alert and able to react to hazards. The driver must be able to see clearly and be able to judge distances and speed. When there has been consumption of alcohol many of the safe driving skills become impaired and affect the ability for drivers to safely operate a motor-vehicle and increase the chances of a crash. Impaired drivers that involve the consumption of alcohol are at times called or know as “driving while impaired” (DWI), “driving under the influence” (DUI) that are United States statutory offense, or “drunk driving”. Illegal per se: When the driver’s blood alcohol level is over .08percent when he/she was pulled over. Although the terminology
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