Essays Tagged: "drunk driver"

Tort Liability and Contract Liability.

and court decisions that gives one the right to sue someone who causes harm to them, whether it's a drunk driver, a corporation that manufactures a defective product, a credit card company that overch ...

(6 pages) 378 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Capital Punishment: The Golden Rule.

None of us want our love ones dead, but what happens if they are murdered or run over by a reckless drunk driver? Should all these killers pay the price for what they did by going to prison? Or should ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Drinking and Driving, how drinking and driving effects Americans today.

nd her nine year od sister, Krystal, were on their way to pick up their brother, Andy. Thats when a drunk driver crossed the center line and hit them head on. Krystal suffered minor cuts and bruises, ... Judy was pronounced brain dead. Her sister, who is now seventeen, is president of Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD), and is doing her best to educate people on the subject.In 2002 alone, 17,419 p ...

(3 pages) 184 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Enforcing of the Drinking Laws

es. Many more are young and underage drinkers are dying each day because of drinking or killed by a drunk driver. Each year over fifty two million dollars are spent because of alcohol related accident ... r parents are alcoholics you will have a good chance of becoming one.Each year many people die from drunks, and underage "drunks" that drive on the road. If the laws are enforced there will be less un ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.5 Mar/2004

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

Research Paper on MAAD (mothers against drunk driving)

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is an organization that was founded in 1980 due to the tragic death of a thirte ... he tragic death of a thirteen-year-old year girl in California that was killed by a repeat offender drunk driver. The organization quickly grew larger when the girl's mother had found out how lenient ... organization quickly grew larger when the girl's mother had found out how lenient the laws against drunk driving were.MADD is kept alive by its founders and activist who all have strong beliefs towar ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.5 Apr/2004

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

Stronger Punishment for DUI Offenders will lower Alcohol Related Fatalities

every half-hour. Simple math tells me that 48 people a day die from accidents that were cause by a drunk driver. These deaths constituted approximately 41 % of the 41,945 total traffic fatalities" as ... nstituted approximately 41 % of the 41,945 total traffic fatalities" as reported by Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD, 2003). Yet, we are outrage by the news telling us another brave soldier has bee ...

(5 pages) 106 1 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A concept for a 12-minute script.

becomes the legal guardian of their child.Mary is driving with a friend back from the movies when a drunk driver goes through a red robot and crashes into them. The ambulance arrives and using the Jaw ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Informative essay on drinking and driving problems in United States DUI: AMERICAN AS APPLE PIE

01, Erin Klotz, a 20 year old student at Central Washington University at the time, was killed by a drunk driver. She was returning home to college after attending a music-teaching camp in Los Angeles ... g and driving. It only indicates the number that got caught. Obviously the number of people driving drunk on the roads is far higher. It is estimated that drunk drivers don't get caught until about th ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Drunking and driving: issues facing teenagers

, an average of 59 people per hour or approximately one person every minute" (NHTSA, 2002). Driving drunk puts not only the driver in danger but also everybody else in the car and everybody on the roa ... e driver in danger but also everybody else in the car and everybody on the road at the same time. A drunk driver can easily get into oncoming traffic and kill many people because they hit a car full o ...

(2 pages) 36 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An Alternative Solution to Drunk Drivers

A person who drives drunk can be a danger to society and to himself. By society choosing to incarcerate the drunk driver ... (Naltrexone) is far and away the most successful method of dealing with high blood alcohol, repeat drunk drivers." The ReVia program is used as an aid in conjunction with other methods to allow the o ...

(2 pages) 14 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

When Should Drunk Drivers lose their licenses?

l. With so many victims of such a preventable offense, many Canadians were left wondering whether a drunk driver should have the right to still get behind the wheel. The answer can be found by analyzi ... to the offender and society, that would result in the immediate loss of a driver's license after a drunken driving conviction. The federal government needs to punish offenders of drunk driving, but i ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Glory and pain

lievable. First we were talking about the challenging competitors and the next thing I knew was the drunk driver hit the side barrier making us fall twenty meters. It was a horrific accident that I wi ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Drunk Driving

Drunk Driving Do you have any idea what its is like to lose someone close to you, due to som ... due to someone else's careless mistake? I know exactly what's it is like, my friend was killed by a drunk driver. It's really tough. To know that your friend died in a car crash because of someone els ... ink, then you're old enough to take responsibility for your actions. More people die because drunk drivers, then most people realize. Every 30 minutes someone dies because of drunk driving. 200 ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Philosophy Of Evil

Exist? "Young couple on honeymoon dies in plane crash...16 year old boy hit and killed by a drunk driver...family dog mauls child…president of high school commits suicide". Evil is ever ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Influential Person

I've been privileged to work with Anne O'Brian, our local chaper president of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) and consider her to be an exceptional role model. Anne began the local chapter in Aug ... al chapter in August of 1992, nearly two years after her 15-year-old daughter Carly was killed in a drunk driving accident. Anne was a divorcee with no other children, making Carly's death even more h ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

My contributions through SADD

Due to the reckless actions of a drunk driver, my best friend Stephanie was paralyzed from the neck down at age fifteen. While ridin ... tight-knit community. Although we are a small town, we have survived a disproportionate number of drunk driving fatalities. We all vowed that Stephanie's devastating accident would be the last. Fo ... st. Following her accident last year, 20 of us formed the town's first chapter of Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD). While we all prefer to think that the drunk who hit Stephanie was an evil mon ...

(2 pages) 335 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

D.A.R.E. and how I will change my community

e personal to me during my freshman year in high school, when my cousin was critically injured in a drunk driving accident. Only three of the five passengers in the car survived, including the driver. ... oked like an erector set protruding from his stomach. I was pained by the horrible damage caused by drunk driving.Ironically, I also felt compassion for the terrible consequences facing the drunk driv ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

MADD's Influence

eged to work as a volunteer with Anne O'Brian, our local chapter president of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving). Anne began the local chapter in August of 1992, nearly two years after her 15-year-o ... al chapter in August of 1992, nearly two years after her 15-year-old daughter Carly was killed in a drunken driving accident. Anne was a divorcee with no other children, making Carly's death even more ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Personal Values Development

ossibly lifelong effect. A significant experience such as narrowly avoiding death at the hands of a drunk driver potentially could skew a person's discernment from that point forward. Family, friends ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers