Essays Tagged: "traffic accidents"

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 among 16-20 year olds. In 1996, 6,300 teens died ...

(3 pages) 79 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Teen driving regulations.

m more. Teenagers have enough accidents and teen passengers in these cars only cause more problems. Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for the 15-20 year-old age group. John Greening is ... he was a passenger in a teen car. In his home state of Wisconsin, the number of teen deaths due to traffic accidents dropped after the restrictions were put in place. This is a very good point for on ...

(1 pages) 96 4 3.6 Apr/2003

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

Youth suicide, a growing issue on Australian shores.

closer look at this statistic means that over 2000 people are committing this act each year. After traffic accidents, suicide is the leading cause of death in this age group in Australia - the land w ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Life and Importance of Edgar Allan Poe.

Despite the efforts to keep a balance of emotions, this is a society that slows down to look at traffic accidents. When its time to go to bed, they secretly make sure the closet door is shut. Fear ...

(3 pages) 140 6 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Educational Issues: Religion, Segregation, etc...

ntury, education seems to have become the answer to drug and alcohol abuse, STD's, the reduction of traffic accidents, improved health and increased wealth of the community, and the elimination of pov ... lfill all of our individual needs and society's needs, (the unification of the nation, reduction of traffic accidents, the answer to drug and alcohol abuse, STD's, improved health and increased wealth ...

(5 pages) 124 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Teenage Driving - A persuasive essay for imposing tougher restrictions on teen drivers. WITH bibliography.

just the way they are. However, when the nation's leading cause of death for teens age 15 to 20 is traffic accidents, things can hardly be considered fine. The need for change is obvious. Something m ... ress each other by driving recklessly and being faster than their friends. Running through a yellow traffic light just as it turns red looks cooler than if they were to stop and wait for the next. The ...

(4 pages) 312 1 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

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

hyl alcoholNot digested but absorbed into the bloodstreamAlcohol is a major factor in nearly 41% of traffic accidents where some one is killedNearly 60% of all Fatalities during holidays are alcohol r ... This drug is not digested but absorbed into the blood stream. It is the main factor for 41% of all traffic accidents where someone is killed. Of those that are killed half had not been drinking. For ...

(3 pages) 43 1 3.0 Jan/2005

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

This essay argues that the legal age to drink in the U.S. is to low. It supports this with explaining how it would help binge drinking, and gives examples.

ssed by both the legislature and the senate, partly in response to the reported increase of serious traffic accidents by minors that had consumed alcohol before the accident. Failure to comply resulte ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Pediatrics Case Study Paper: The Case of the 12-year-old boy who presented with a head trauma.

h speed like a windshield or another part of a motor vehicle.) Common causes of head injury include traffic accidents, falls, physical assault, and accidents at home, work, outdoors, or while playing ...

(14 pages) 89 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Physics of Car Crashes: Experimental Write Up

spent $6.1 billion dollars as a result of motor vehicle accidents in 1993.Deaths from motor vehicle traffic accidents have declined from 27 per 100,000 population in 1973 to 11 in 1993. The introducti ... roduction of compulsory seat belt legislation has played a major role in reducing the motor vehicle traffic accident death rate. However, motor vehicle accidents remain one of the main preventable cau ...

(10 pages) 47 0 4.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Car Crashes

CAUSES OF TRAFFIC FATLITIES Why? That is the real question. Ask yourself this simple question. Why do they dri ... sand were injured, and nine thousand other motorists were killed. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, during the year a driver is sixteen, he or she has about twenty-five ... rcent chance of having an accident. ( Half of the fatal accidents derive from traffic accidents.Drivers under twenty-one years of age They are all gone now, fifteen victims of an ...

(10 pages) 44 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Purpose Of The Supernatural In Literary Works

efforts to maintain a balance of our emotions, we are a society of people who slow down to look at traffic accidents and find excitement in violence. Fear keeps our hearts pumping and endorphins rush ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ry Prevention and control there were 11,792 Caucasian females killed in unintentional motor vehicle traffic accidents in the year 1995 (Scotti 2-3). There are many factors that comply with a traffic a ... safety. When you are seated correctly you should put on your safety belt, this is a key element in traffic safety. To put it simply, they save lives. It helps you remain in your seat, so if you were ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Texas And DWIs

According to Insurance institution for highway safety, in 1998 in Texas there was a total of 3,577 traffic deaths, 1,792 of these deaths were related to alcohol, that is 50.1%. This is much higher th ... ork "only 7 percent of all crashes involve alcohol use, but nearly 39 percent of fatal crashes do." Traffic accidents are the lead cause of deaths for people between the ages of 6 and 33; almost half ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Crisis of Driving with Cell Phones

cle "Phones, driving don't mix, report says" mentions about using cell phone is the major factor of traffic accident.The article "Phones, driving don't mix, report says - Cellulars listed as top distr ... ays - Cellulars listed as top distraction in causes of accidents" by Orith Goldberg shows that many traffic accidents are made by cell phone. The major reason is the drivers who cannot concentrate whe ...

(3 pages) 54 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Daylight Savings: Proposal for a Policy for the Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce

te to the War effort. Investigations in 1917 showed that the use of Summertime had slightly reduced traffic accidents, improved public order and health, but had caused problems for farmers harvesting ...

(6 pages) 342 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Caron Foundation

e than all of the other illicit drugs combined. ( About forty five percent of traffic crashes are related to the use of alcohol. That is almost half of all traffic accidents. Whe ...

(9 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jan/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs