Essays Tagged: "Drunk drivers"

Alcoholism

inkers. Many already may be alcoholics.A person who is dependent on alcohol is called an alcoholic. Drunk drivers account for one half of all fatal automobile accidents each year in the US. Alcoholism ... olic's main goal is to get something alcoholic to drink. The drinking continues until the person is drunk. Family, friends and work are little concern compared to the need for alcohol. Drunkenness lim ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Drunk Driving will get you no where

w I know. Life really is about choices." This quote was from Tom Boyle who killed Brian Colgan in a drunk driving accident in 1995. Tom Boyle states that life is about choices. This brings up the issu ... with Massachusetts wanting to place a "scarlet letter" (mark of shame) on the licenses of convicted drunk drivers. Placing the "scarlet letter" on the licenses of convicted drunk drivers is a senseabl ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Harmful Effects of Marijuana have been exaggerated

oking related illnesses, and hundreds of innocent people die every year in auto accidents caused by drunk drivers. It's even possible to die from alcohol poisoning, but marijuana has never been direct ...

(5 pages) 23 0 4.3 Apr/2004

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

Gun Control "Assault Weapons Ban"

d speedometers that go above 100mph. These cars are said to be the special vehicles of speeders and drunk drivers and they are supposedly considered to cause accidents that kill as many people as poss ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Reluctant Security Guard

ant Security Guard", I do believe that the security guard took the correct action regarding putting drunk drivers out of the mall parking areas onto the highway. I would have, in this situation, acted ...

(2 pages) 115 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

How Drinking Affects Driving (this is a final copy and a typed outline)

msThe use of alcohol has been a major problem in our societyA serious problem of alcohol is that of drunk driversFacts About AlcoholAlcohol is a common name for chemical substances ethanol, grain alco ... searching processEyes need more light to see dimly lit objects, and things will appeared blurredThe drunk driver may se several images, such as road lines or making oncoming cars is on both sides of t ...

(3 pages) 43 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

This is a persuasive paper on lowering the drinking age

at all. All of those countries have a lower drinking age then the United States, but there are less drunk drivers and binge drinkers. Because there are younger drinking ages kids are introduced to alc ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

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

Summary of "The Naked Face, Annals of Psychology" - Article from The New Yorker

wn, John Yarbrough pulled over a sports car at 2 in the morning in an area of Los Angeles known for drunk drivers, guns, and dope. A man jumped out of the Passenger side pointing the gun at Yarbrough, ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Liquor Bill

ettes," exclaims a MADD representative in a new paper article. The problem they are referring to is drunk driving.Picture this, your driving home from school/work and you want to get ready for the big ... After a few beers you blank out and wake up either on a hospital bed or in your grave. This is what drunk drivers go through, except most are not able to have a second chance at life because they wast ...

(2 pages) 446 0 0.0 Apr/2001

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

Death Penalty

extent of the law and put to death. Thousands of people are killed and crippled annually by drunk drivers. If there were no traffic rules and regulations, more people would disrespect the traf ... o have their own lives put at risk. The same may be said of those who kill or injure as a result of drunk driving. Those who kill should be killed (Newman 23). Homicide is an evil and disgracef ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Food

y do people drink and drive, people drink too much and get reckless and start fights for no reason. Drunk drivers kill thousands of people every year. "Car accidents are the number one cause of death ... or under, so if they changed the drinking age I think that it will lesson the deaths each year from drunk driving.The effects of alcohol differ from person to person, depending on how much you drink, ...

(2 pages) 351 0 0.0 Jul/2001

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

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

Life Or Death Situations

g to ride with an intoxicated driver could save many lives. The majority of accidents involved with drunk drivers are the leading cause of death on highways. Peer pressure is a major concern with pass ... r and the others involved in the accident.Finally, the consequences of someone who is riding with a drunk are very important because the consequences involve everyone. If the passenger is a friend of ...

(2 pages) 727 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cell Phones and the Impact on Society

n, who works for the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, states "Cell phone talkers are as bad as drunk drivers," (n.p.). Another expectation is to not have an annoying ring tone. Certain things are ...

(3 pages) 84 0 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Getting Drunks off the Road

sportation Appropriations Subcommittee followed through with their involvement in the crack down of drunk driving in America. They previously had proposed to decrease the cash flow to the highway safe ... gh a national blood alcohol limit law of .08% was set in 2000, more has to be done in order to keep drunk drivers off our roads. In the Mothers Against Drink Driving organization, they feel the ...

(1 pages) 369 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Excessive alcohol consumption--its effects and so

heavy alcohol use, people drive better when they are drinking, and teenagers are the main group of drunk drivers, are being thrown at today's society left and right in an effort to blame the other gu ... were related to alcohol use were divided into three general categories-driving under the influence, drunkenness, and liquor laws. The World Almanac and Book of Facts lists the total estimated arrests ...

(8 pages) 54 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Texas And DWIs

o write about is driving while intoxicated (DWI). Every year thousands of people in Texas die do to drunk drivers. According to Insurance institution for highway safety, in 1998 in Texas there was a t ... er this number. This is why DWI is a serious problem in Texas? While I do believe in having laws on drunk driving, I do not believe in the way the government is trying to address the problem.The natio ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Drinking and Driving: The Ultimate Drug

You may think that getting drunk may be a joy. Sure, but getting drunk and then driving, that's a bad idea. In this paper you w ... ay from you from ninety days to five years.Secondly, In the book Tears of a Tiger, some friends get drunk after winning the basketball game and go for a drive to go to a party. While on the freeway, t ... different. You still get your license pulled and you get put into jail.Last of all, my opinions on drunk driving and the laws and punishments that cover it. I think that to help lower the amount of p ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Report of speeding

ved road system, which makes it easier to drive safely, and random breath-testing, which helps keep drunk drivers off the road. A third factor - despite recent bungles - is an increase in car safety.S ...

(5 pages) 587 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering