Driving From An Imperfect World

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Driving in an Imperfect World
Alexis Stapleton
Sullivan University
ENG 102: Composition 2
August 7, 2014

Driving is nerve-racking enough without having to worry about other drivers. Some may avoid it at any cost because of the fear of danger. Finding ways to make it safer will put many minds at ease. People with medical conditions, reckless drivers, and distracted drivers are some of the main reasons why rules need to change. Fixing them can be done by making it mandatory for all drivers to pass written and driving exams every five years to assure all precautious are being taken.
Keywords: driving, danger, rules, change, and exams

Driving in an Imperfect World
A person is more likely to die driving in a car than riding in a plane. In 2011, there were roughly 188,132 traffic collisions. Of those collisions, 749 people died, and this was just from Indiana alone (Indiana crash facts). As the law goes now in the Indiana Driver’s Manual (cite), the age requirement for a driver’s license is 16 years and 180 days if the driver has passed an approved driver’s education program. This the earliest age that anyone in the state can obtain a license. To get a driver’s license in Indiana, a person must pass a written knowledge exam and a driving skills exam and having filled out a fifty hour driving log. For many drivers on the road today, that was numerous years ago. At that age what color a sign meant was the last thing on their mind, so it may be difficult to…
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