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Drunk Driving

Teenage drunk driving is a serious concern in today’s society. Underage drinking has been a popular topic amongst scholars for many years. A teenager driving drunk is against the law, has many consequences, and is a continuous problem. In order to understand how underage drinking goes against the law, it is important to first know who it is effecting teens. In 1984, a law was passed stating that alcohol cannot be consumed if under the age of 21. Anyone under the age 21 must have a blood alcohol...

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 Drinking and driving Almost every day 30 people in the U.S die because of drunk driving.  This amounts to one death every 48 minutes. Driving under the influence of alcohol was associated with age in 2010, the rate was highest among people aged 21 to 25 (23.4 percent). An estimated 5.8 percent of 16 or 17 year olds and 15.1 percent of 18 to 20 year olds reported driving under the influence of alcohol in the past year. Beyond age 25, these rates showed a general decline with increasing age....

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 Driving under the influence of alcohol has affected and devastated countless people’s lives. Driving under the influence is one of the most dangerous situations you can put yourself or someone else into. If you drink and drive, not only do you possibly put yourself at risk but your passengers, as well as other people on the roads too. “Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for teens, and roughly 1/3 of these accidents involve alcohol or another substance.”(DoSomething.org) These victims...

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convicted reckless driving criminals on the road? People convicted of drunk driving should be imprisoned on the first offense to ensure this safety of others. These people are a danger to our society, and drunk drivers need to be stopped. Imprisoning the intoxicated driver on the first offense would lower the deaths and injuries of the innocent people who happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time. Drunk Driving is called DWI or DUI, "Driving While Intoxicated" or “Driving under the Influence”...

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Drunk Driving In 2012, 10,322 people were killed and approximately 345,000 were injured. Each crash, each death, each injury impacts not only the person in the crash, but family, friends, classmates, coworkers and more. Even those who have not been directly touched help pay the $132 billion yearly price tag of drunk driving. But together we can eliminate drunk driving. Americans take 233 billion trips in cars each year. Of those, about one out of every two thousand trips are taken...

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Driving intoxicated impacts thousands of peoples lifes every year. Driving drunk costs the United States 132 billion dollars a year. It costs on average per United States citizen 500 dollars a year. Drinking and driving can be preventable. Almost every 90 seconds a person is injured by a drunk driving accident. You can even prevent it today. High Schoolers today that use alcohol or other substances are 5 times more likely to drop out of highschool. Children who start drinking young...

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Drunk Driving, Groups, Affects, Laws How much longer will it take to get rid of careless drunk drivers? Drunk driving has been a problem in the United States since the beginning of automobiles; however, it did not become an important social issue until the mid 1980's. Drunk driving was defined as a problem located within individuals or groups. Drunk driving is illegal in every state. It is not only illegal, but unsafe to operate an automobile if you are under the influence of alcohol. When a person...

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considered drunk driving. That is why drinking and driving is not right, it is wrong! When a person drinks and drive they are putting everyone that crosses their path in danger. An individual who drinks and drives takes the chances of getting a DUI, a fine, and their license taken away. But most of all, when a person drinks and drives them take the chance of going to jail. Many People do not understand the danger that they put others in when they drink, and drive. While driving under the...

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Drunk Driving

Driving under the influence, driving while intoxicated, drunken driving, drunk driving, drink driving, operating under the influence, drinking and driving, or impaired driving is the act of driving a motor vehicle with blood levels of alcohol in excess of a legal limit . Similar regulations cover driving or operating certain types of machinery while affected by drinking alcohol or taking other drugs, including, but not limited to prescription drugs. This is a criminal offense in most countries....

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founded. Hard to believe isn’t it? I am going to give everyone some information on what exactly drunk driving is, who may be affected by drunk driving, what can happen if you are one of the millions caught each year for drunk driving, and the tests that may come into to play if you happen to get pulled over. I could not believe how many lives were directly and indirectly affected by drunk driving. It is understandably that people die each day from non-alcohol related accidents, but facts from...

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