Essays Tagged: "car accidents"

Smoking - an essay on the history and hazards of smoking.

day's society is smoking. Yet each year, cigarette smoking kills more Americans than AIDS, alcohol, car accidents, homicides, suicides, illegal drugs and fires combined. Smoking is an extremely bad pa ... the flow of blood from their heart, the heartbeat and breathing rate.Cigarette smoke also contains carbon monoxide, the same poisonous gases released from a car exhaust pipe. Carbon monoxide is a col ...

(7 pages) 548 1 4.9 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

New Driving Restrictions

Over the years there have been many car accidents, many resulting in death. Teenage traffic accidents are the number one cause of death ... sed, but someone at least 21 would have to be in the passenger seat if other passengers were in the car. Of course, all passengers and the driver, are required to wear seat belts. For the first year, ...

(3 pages) 79 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Smoke Prevention

isease. Smoking costs smokers about $240 every week; for this much money, you can cover one month's car installment. Tobacco causes more deaths than car accidents, AIDS, suicides, murders, drug overdo ...

(1 pages) 73 2 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Cigarettes and how bad they really are for you.

ple each day that's more than 450,000 dead Americans each year. That's more than aids, alcohol fire car accidents, suicide, drugs and murders combined. That is ridiculous, more than 3,000 teenagers st ... t you will look like when you are even older. Ok how bad is this? A key ingredient in cigarettes is carbon monoxide, what carbon monoxide does is destroy oxygen. So when you inhale this it gets into y ...

(3 pages) 131 5 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Is the legal drinking age set too high? Perhaps 18 is the better age for legal drinking. Some might argue this but i think alot of people would agree with me.

ight...? Usually many participants are drunk and not aware of what is going on. They then jump in a car and zoom on home. Usually no one thinks to buckle up, lock the doors or to have a designated dri ... oblems start to arise and things start going wrong. Some clubs and bars have a designated limo or a car that drives people home when they are through. I think that it is a good idea. It's definetlly g ...

(1 pages) 287 6 3.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alcoholism: the symptoms and effects of the disease.

involving the brain, liver, heart and other organs as well as over doses, suicides, homicides, and car accidents. The long term effects of drinking can lead to problems with the digestive system such ... fects of alcohol, all of which can cause premature death due to overdoses, suicides, homicides, and car accidents. Overdosing on alcohol can cause very serious consequences, including death. You are p ...

(4 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Tabloid Television: The Enemy"

on can be divided into three main categories. The first is the "reality-TV," which uses examples of car accidents and rescues by police officers. These shows include COPS and Rescue 911. The second ty ... tray blacks and Hispanics more negatively than whites. "You always see black people doing drugs and carrying around drugs, shooting people and stealing things", one white girl said during this study ( ...

(5 pages) 90 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Should Cell Phones be Ban from Driving or Do Away With?

Over the last few years, there has been an up rise in car accidents and the probable cause is the use of cell phones. At one point drunk driving was the b ... d the probable cause is the use of cell phones. At one point drunk driving was the biggest cause of car accidents but now cell phone users are at risk as well. In some states across America, a law was ... cent study done at the turn of the century by Robert W. Hahn and Paul C. Tetlock, cell phone use in cars will have caused about 10,000 serious accidents that year, leading to 100 fatalities. In 2002, ...

(5 pages) 273 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

"Why should the Driver license policy be issued?".

Don't you? This technique will and shall keep kids in school. Anotherpro is that there will be less car accidents. Finally, another reason is that kids will and wouldbe more mature. Therefore, this po ... s gottheir license during their senior year they will be more educated in safety. There will be lesscar accidents. Less kids would be drunk driving, because they already learned about it inschool. But ...

(2 pages) 23 1 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


nterpersonal relationships, and spiritual health. Due to the loss in production, health and medical care, car accidents, social programs for alcohol problems, and violence, The Institute of Medicine o ... other alcoholics to achieve sobriety"(© by The A.A. Grapevine, Inc.). The famous psychologist Carl Jung is credited for helping the founders create AA. When a founder reportedly asked Jung if th ...

(4 pages) 107 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"What's Legal?"

pproximately 46.5 million (23.3% of the population) Americans even though it kills more people than car accidents, alcohol, AIDS, murders, illegal drugs, and suicides COMBINED! Nicotine, the addictive ... st each year from smoking."In the end, her hair was gray, her nose bulbous, her liver irreversibly scarred. Alcohol did all that to 50-year-old Bridget Cook before it finally killed her on May 20, 200 ...

(5 pages) 68 4 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Cafeteria food or lunhroom food

jobs for coop students. Working here would keep students on campus, cutting back possibilities for car accidents. The coop teacher could check on them more easily. Students who don't have a car could ...

(1 pages) 67 2 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Hunting, From Humanistic Tradition to Population Control

ate many hazards to human life. One would see considerable increases in issues such as deer-related car accidents and the spread of Lyme disease. Although many people see hunting as a vital solution, ... this overpopulation, would be the danger to human life.The most evident threats caused by deer are car accidents and carried diseases. Conservative estimates place deer-vehicle collisions at over 500 ...

(6 pages) 69 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Insurance sector in india

rchasing insurance policies, individuals and businesses can receive reimbursement for losses due to car accidents, theft of property, and fire and storm damage; medical expenses; and loss of income du ... therefore, natural corollary of their business.The insurance industry consists mainly of insurance carriers (or insurers) and insurance agencies and brokerages. In general, insurance carriers are lar ...

(20 pages) 158 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Problem and solution essay: Drinking and Driving BY Calvin

ident when chosen to drive. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 40% of the car accidents in the year 2002 were alcohol related in US. That is about 17,419 deaths. This meant t ... . That is about 17,419 deaths. This meant that in average, every 30 minutes someone was killed in a car accident that was relating alcohol.The legal limit of Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) for driv ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Legalising Marijuana

see commercials on the TV about how bad marijuana is and how it impairs your judgment and can cause car accidents. A researcher at the University of Toronto by the name of Alison Smiley in March of 19 ... e brain damage, It's addictive, It decrease the drive to excel and succeed, and once again It cause car accidents. A few facts that they state are; Over the years no matter if drug use has increased o ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Dating Violence

became the single major cause of injury to women...more than injuries caused by muggings, rape, and car accidents combined. Domestic Violence is the second leading cause of death to women age twenty t ... the chain of abuse. There is also the financial debt to society for the cost of rehabilitating or incarcerating abusers. Peer pressure is very intense during adolescence and is one of the factors most ...

(8 pages) 194 1 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


CAR ACCIDENTSU.A.E VERSUS U.KThe car is probably the most important invention in the last century, b ... tury, because cars make transport and travel easier and faster than in the past. But unfortunately, cars have become more dangerous because of accidents. In fact it is one of the main causes of death ... ain causes of death in many countries around the world such as the U.A.E and the U.K.The problem of car accidents in the U.A.E and the U.K is similar because they both have a higher number of car acci ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Fun or disaster, this paper is about the effects of drunk driving

ntoxicated is dangerous, and drivers with high blood alcohol content (BAC) are at increased risk of car accidents, highway injuries and vehicular deaths. There is a lot of research and evidence that s ...

(2 pages) 74 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Radio interview oral piece. Economics Title: Workplace Safety

ncluded in that is 2 900 fatalities. That's one and a half times the amount of deaths that occur in car accidents each year."But despite the ghastly traumas that come over the loved ones and victims o ... tion alone. To put this in perspective, this is far more then the government is putting into family care, retirement, ages pensioners, security and transport combined." Says Mr Bloggs.In 1999, NSW Inf ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges