Drivers Ed Module 8

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Module 8 Notes Teens who drink are at higher risk for date rape, pregnancy, HIV and other STDs, assault, drowning, alcohol poisoning, alcohol dependency, DUI-related injury and death (yours and/or others) If you are under 18, you can be sued for acts committed while drinking, such as vandalism, physical assault, and date rape. Property damage may not be covered by insurance if alcohol is involved Your parents are liable for any underage drinking that takes place at their residence. there are 205.5 million licensed drivers in the United States Young drivers, between 15 and 20 years old, accounted for 6.4% (13.2 million) of the total. In 2008, 12% (5,864) of all drivers involved in fatal collisions (50,186) were young…show more content…
often abused when extracted from cough and cold medicines, put into powder form, and snorted. over-the-counter medications can cause fever, confusion, impaired judgment, blurred vision, dizziness, paranoia, excessive sweating, slurred speech, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, headache, lethargy, numbness of fingers and toes, redness of face, dry and itchy skin, loss of consciousness, seizures, brain damage death. Where do illegal drugs come from Criminal organizations operating from South America smuggle cocaine and heroin into the U.S. via a number of routes. criminal groups operating from Mexico smuggle cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, amphetamines, and marijuana into the United States. Sinsemilla the seedless flowering tops of marijuana plants common "excuses" for taking drugs: Boredom Being social Wanting to "enhance" an experience Celebrations Someone else you know tried it and nothing happened to them. DUI’s penalties for driving under the influence (DUI) 1. fees, jail time, 2. rehabilitation class, 3. the installation of an ignition interlock device on your car (to disable the car if you have consumed alcohol), 4. and other penalties. 5. both a criminal and civil matter may ask you to submit to a blood, breath, or urine test to verify your blood alcohol level (BAL). conviction remains on a driver's record for 75 years. Penalties for first DUI
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