1. The Harmful Effects Of Drinking And Driving
2. Drinking and driving is a very serious and dangerous problem. Many peopleevery year are killed or injured because of drunk drivers, and most of the peoplethat are killed are innocent bystanders. When a person’s blood alcohol contentis over the legal limit he becomes much more impaired and are at a higher riskat hurting themselves or others.
3. The more you drink, the more likely you are to havean accident
4. Alcohol slows you downAlcohol affects your body’s responses. It slows down your brain whichmeans you are more likely to have an accident.Drinking alcohol can:affect our judgment and reasoningslow down our reactionsupset our sense of balance and coordinationimpair our vision and hearingmake us lose concentration and feel drowsy.
5. Risk populationAre we all facing the same risk for driving under the influence ofalcohol? Is there a difference? Who is most likely to consume alcoholand drive? The statistics say that the population with the highest risk ofdrunk driving is the following:
6. Risk populationMale drivers between 22-45 years old who are responsible for almost 50percent of all drunk driving crashes;People with drinking problems or chronic drunk drivers; some statisticsestimate that one of seven adults has a drinking problem and so he is apotential drunk driver;Teenage drinkers who are inexperienced drivers as well as drinkers;Drinking and drive convictions who are most likely to repeat their behavior andmake an accident.
7. ConsequencesYou are an experienced driver and you have been driving several times whileimpaired and nothing bad has happened. Probably that makes you thinknothing bad will ever happen. You are wrong. Just take a look to the followingpossible consequences and maybe this will convince you not do step in youcar after a glass wine. Driving drunk can lead to terrible accidents such as:
8. ConsequencesKilling someone elseLosing your own lifeImprisonmentCriminal...