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    Autobahn and Speed

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    Speed limits on all roads are very important. The reason for speed limits are so important vary depending on the location of the road. Safety is a reason that matters regardless of where the road is located. When you are driving in a residential zone you need to pay attention to kids playing and people walking in the area. For this reason it is important to follow a slower speed limit. Following a slower speed limit will allow you to react faster. The slower you are driving the less time it will

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    The Dangers of Speeding Speeding or going too fast for the road conditions‚ is a major factor in teen crash fatalities. Speeding increases the stopping distance required to avoid a collision even as it reduces the amount of time a driver needs to avoid a collision‚ called the 3-second rule. It also increases the likelihood that the crash will result in injury. Teens driving 40 mph in a 30 mph zone may think they’re only going 10 mph over the posted speed limit. But that small increase in speed translates

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    infringe on the personal freedoms of American citizens” (Knutson 620). In other words he claims that American speed limits violate our freedom. Knutson’s main argument is mostly based off of his experience while driving in Germany. “On Germany’s autobahns‚ people normally drive in excess of 80 miles per hour. Yet‚ these German superhighways are the safest in the world‚ filled with German drivers who are skilled‚ competent‚ and courteous” (Knutson 619). Knutson continues to argue that people are manipulated

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    My Trip to Germany

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    unique. When we left the village center I started to see more land with big trees and fewer houses‚ or any buildings. Everything was divided up into neat square plots‚ and several acres large. After several hours later we approached Autobahn. Once we were on autobahn I couldn’t believe how fast everyone was going‚ there was no speed limit whatsoever. On that road everyone was going at exceeded speeds. Just for few seconds I wondered how many accidents they have every day. After all I was so tired

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    Transportation Networks

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    Table of Contents Pre-Roman History 3 The Roman Empire 4 Medieval Europe 4 Early Modern Era 5 John Loudon McAdam 6 The 20th Century 6 History of the Road Transportation Network 1794. You may ask‚ what is the significance of this date? In 1974‚ the first modern road transportation network was established in Great Britain‚ allowing the first mail coach service between Bristol and London that ran on a timetable. However‚ roads have been

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    My Ideal Vacation

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    I can dance as the Germans do. Next I would take a trip up to mountains and visit the yodelers‚ buy an outfit and yodel. The last thing I would do before I left would be to drive a car on the opposite side of the road‚ with no speed limit on the autobahn. The diets of the Germans consist of many strange things such as meat pies‚ bratwursts‚ pretzels‚ and sauerkraut. Many of these foods would be a joy to make. None of these sound good‚ but I would be willing to try them. Germans do have interesting

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    Quality of life

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    an airport‚ large shipping port‚ or main railway station. Even road traffic would collapse in any sizeable town if the computer controlling the traffic lights broke down. There are an increasing number of traffic control systems on the German autobahn and in towns which regulate speed limits in relation to weather conditions and the volume of traffic using IT systems. There are also IT systems to regulate tolls for road usage now working‚ after much controversy around their initial failure to

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    History Extended Essay The Federal Highway Act of 1956 To what extent did the Federal Aid-Highway Act of 1956 influence the economy and society of the United States of America within 50 years after its construction? By: Karanveer Kumar Kapania May 2012 Candidate Number: 1432-022 Word count: 3332 Abstract During the 1930’s‚ there was a dire need for an intercontinental highway system. The US President and Congress acknowledged the need and also predicted their economic benefits

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    Road Accidents

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    Road accidents are increasing every day and especially in Christmas‚ summer holidays or weekends. Lots of people lose their lives on the roads and it is very difficult to resolve this problem which affects almost to the whole world. Not only the people can die‚ they can be injury and don´t get to recover of their wounds in all their lives. There are several causes of road accidents and I´m going to mention some of them that I think they are the main causes: don’t respect the speed limit‚ drive drunk

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    Criminal Behavior

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    Human Behavior Prostitution is illegal for a couple of different reasons. One reason is it spreads STD’s‚ some can be treated but some can also kill a someone. Another reason prostitution is illegal is people are or willing to pay for the service and the income is not reported to taxes. In many states you will find law enforcement cracking down on enforcing this law by having undercover cops acting like they are interested in the service so we keep less prostitution of the streets and diseases

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