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    first time I drove, it was wise to stay indoors because I went over the curbs on the street. My driving was equivalent to an old blind man learning to drive. Being guided didn’t seem to be the best way to learn, I needed the experience, I needed to feel the car. When it all began I started learning with a friend, yes it may have been illegal to drive without a permit but I got more progress done then driving with a family member. Usually everybody learns from their guardian or an elder but in my case

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    I started learning to drive when I was fifteen and a half years old, as most people do. I was eager to get my temporary permit, and didn’t waste any time testing for it as soon as I could. I went out driving for the first time the very next day in my city’s middle school parking lot with my mom. “Turn left, park here,” she would say. I would turn left and I would park. All was going well as I rounded the aisles at 10 miles per hour and practised parking poorly, until I went to give my mom back her

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    crashes for teenagers. I would have guessed it would be distracted driving like being on their phones or doing things like that. My second guess was speeding but it came up third which really surprised me because teenagers kind of have a reputation of driving faster than the speed limit. It just shocks me that number one was following too closely because I feel like it's not something that is as big as speeding or distracted driving are. The other fact that scared me a little bit was the fact that

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    Driving While Intexticated 1.6 million crashes per year; nearly 333,000 injuries caused by these crashes (Snyder & Associates, 2015). The NTSB reported that, in 2008, driver distraction caused 16 percent of all fatal crashes, and 21 percent of crashes resulting in an injury (Genachowski, 2009). This totals 5,800 deaths and 515,000 injuries in the year 2008 (McLaughlin, 2013). What causes these horrific events? Texting and driving. Texting and driving has become a major issue in society today. Teens

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    world. It gives us a sense of freedom, and tells us that we are stepping into the adult world. Driving give us the power to explore the world, but in order to obtain this power we must follow a strict set of laws. When it comes to theses laws some teenagers would agree that they are fair and keep us safe, but others believe that the laws restrict our freedoms on the road. I personally believe that driving is a privilege, not a luxury and that teenagers need to prove that they are responsible enough

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    Legal Driving Age Controversy Here’s a scenario: seventeen-year-old Ashley has mandatory play practice at her high school tonight. Because her mom and dad are at work, she doesn’t have anyone to take her. Usually, in an event like this, she would be able to drive herself to school. Except, the state has just released a law ensuring that anyone under the age of eighteen cannot operate a car. The state legislature should not raise the legal driving age to eighteen because it gives teenagers the independence

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    How often are you actually engaged with your eyes on the road while driving? For some reason, one of the most common times for people to doze off or completely stop paying attention is while they’re on the road. So many people view driving a car from point A to point B is boring or they view it as a task; however, it should be an exhilarating privilege when you get behind the wheel of the car. While driving a manual car, your mind has to be focused on your car, the road, and what is going on around

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    point B as quickly as possible, and with little regard for other people on the road. Today’s drivers exhibit many dangerous habits that are causing increasingly hazardous road conditions for everyone, such as impatient decision-making, distracted driving, and intentional recklessness. Being in a hurry while operating a car leads to selfish and impatient choices that result in automobile accidents, or even worse, needless deaths. Drivers who approach a stop sign and don’t come to a complete stop are

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    Risk Analysis study. Texting while driving a vehicle has now replaced drinking while driving as the leading cause of accidents and deaths of teenage drivers. Texting in traffic isn’t simply a problem among teens and 47% of adults admit that they text while driving. Texting drivers are 23 times more likely to be involved in a crash than non-texting drivers (Driving while Texting Six Times More Dangerous than Driving while Drunk, 2014). A mobile phone while driving is not only physically distracting

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    society. Each ad is directed to a different group of people with a different type of message. There are some not so serious ads for things such as food, shopping, or services. Then, there are some for more serious subjects such as bullying, safe driving, drug abuse, and many others, these are usually labeled as a public service announcement. The purpose of this paper is to look at a particular ad in depth and discuss the different aspects of it. Ads have more meaning behind them than people normally

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