Mr. K. Smith
18 Feb 13
Teenage Driving and the problems that occur..
Imagine you just hit a car head-on. It’s probably because you are under the influence.
This is why experts say the driving age should be raised to age 18. The minimum driving age
differs from state to...
Legal Driving Age Raised
I. To vote you have to be 18, to buy cigarettes you have to be 18, and to buy alcohol you have to be 21. So why is it that teenagers are able to drive at such a young age? Driving should be one of the privileges and responsibilities of...
Driving for many teenagers is there first passage to freedom, nothing is more exciting to many
teens than becoming the legal age to drive. In the United States, most states legal age limits are set
somewhere between 15 to 17 yrs old, each state...
Audience: Professor Kevin Morris
Changing the Driving Age Should Not Be Raised
It should come as no surprise that when the issue of whether or not the driving age should be raised is brought up, most people will argue that it should. If these same individuals were to take a look at some of...
Drugs and Society
Discussion Paper 2
Drinking Age: 21 or 18?
Some of the most overlooked types of drugs are those that are legal. Specifically, alcohol is one of the most widely used drugs in the world, and yet, many people don’t think of this substance upon hearing the word “drug.”...
The Drinking Age Should Be Lowered
Turning eighteen is a big year, probably the biggest. When a person turns eighteen, a million doors open. A person can legally change their name, buy cigarettes, and even get a tattoo on their own. They are allowed to vote for who they want to lead their country...
discussion in the media upon the launch of the Amethyst Initiative in July 2008. Their goal is to start conversation regarding the current legal drinking age of 21, because, in their opinion, “twenty-one is not working.”1 Within the United States, binge drinking is defined as the consumption of five or more...
Risk of Teen driving
Teenagers have the highest car crash and fatality rates of any demographic group, partly because they woefully underestimate driving risks. The relationship between age and driving behavior has interested me for a long time. It is generally acknowledged that the greatest risk...
Falconer, recently stated her intention to raise the age of consent from 16 to 18. What we need, indeed Minister, is a raise in the age of consent.
It is both an honour and a privilege to propose the moot, "The age of consent should be raised from 16 to 18". I want you to keep an open mind I take on a...
consumed the most. In Italy the age limit to buy beer or alcohol whichever is 16. The people are allowed to drink before that age only if allowed by parent or guardian or if a family member is present. Right now they are thinking of changing the age for buying alcohol to 18 because they think it would be...
72.5% of high school students have had a drink of alcohol. Why is this the case? Even though the drinking age is 21, why are so many teenagers drinking? Some argue that setting the drinking age at 21 takes away the teenagers’ desire to wait to drink, as it is so far into their future. Others argue it...
Drinking and Driving
In society drinking and driving has become a very serious issue. Even though there is no easy or simple solution, there is still ways to teach kids the dangers and persuade them not to drink and drive.
The trouble with alcohol is that most people do not truly know what it is and...
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Why Is The Drinking Age 21? 4/26/11
I actually enjoyed writing this paper because it was an interesting topic to research. I feel like I did a decent job of getting the facts across and was able to put my opinion into the paper. I tried my best to let my opinion be known while at the same time offering...
speeding around a curve and hydroplaned into a telephone pole. Matthew, 18, was speeding down an old country road; he was ejected through the windshield. If there would be any chance of the age of receiving a license to be raised to eighteen, I would support it a hundred percent! According to the National...
Texting while driving cause deaths, and it should be against the law. The solution is making it illegal while driving. Almost of all drivers between the ages of 18 and 24 are texting while driving. Texting causes crashes, injury, and possible death. This is a huge problem in America. One reason why...
Running Head: SHOULD THE DRINKING AGE BE LOWERED?
Florida National College
This article is creative to show opinions and points of view about the lowered drinking age to 18. Some causes and effects that I personally find really interesting, as a matter of fact...
the age of 16? Maybe they do it because they have not really focus that all types of crashing accidents teenagers are the more involve than any older people. Alcohol and No Seat belt are the factors more mentioned in all car accidents. For the fallowing reasons, the driving age should be raised to 18...
years, the minimum drinking age has been an ongoing debate. The law has been changed multiple times across the country and each time people protest the change. The age one is permitted to drink has been anywhere from 18-21 in the past fifty years. Since 1984, this required age has been 21. When turning...
Driver’s Licenses at Age Sixteen
When you go to the Department of Motor Vehicles the line is inevitably long. As you wait for your number to be called you notice a teenager and his parent in an exchange that brings back fond memories of your own rite of passage into the legal driving world. The teenager...
of increasing the driving age to 18 with a minimum of 18 months on ‘P’ plates has been suggested to reduce the number of teens’ deaths by car accidents. Although that proposal will lead to some inconvenience for young drivers, it can prevent them from unsafe and immature way of driving, which guarantees...
The Legal Age of Porn Actors
Under current United States Federal law, an actor in a pornographic movie needs to only be age 18 in order to perform in any kind of porn film. In my honest opinion, a lot of problems and laws that we see regarding pornography could be held in check much better if they...
Distracted Drivers Should Face Harsher Penalties
We live in an extraordinary age of ubiquitous technology where information and communication is at our very fingertips. Convenience is key in this fast-paced growing society with no signs of slowing down. We carry around devices such as smartphones...
16 Year Olds and Driving Permits
Motor vehicle crashes are the most common cause of death among teenagers in the United States. A question among many debaters is if teens should be allowed to drive at the age of 16, what about if it affects the driver to drive with other teens, also if it affects the...
Changing the driving age is unreasonable to me and many other teens. It gives teens freedom when you let them drive. I think it's unreasonable because most teens are very responsible and can handle being...
Should Speed Limits Be Lowered
Axia College of University of Phoenix
In 2000, nearly 42,000 people were killed in traffic crashes and almost 3.2 million more were injured, at a cost of over $150 billion. Speed - defined as exceeding the posted speed limit or driving too fast for conditions...
Some people are discussing the driving age for teenagers. How it should be raised or lowered. I am going to explore both sides and in the end choose one for my self. The different sides include; Keep the age the same, lowering it, and raising it, of just making it to where you can get...
They should not change the legal driving age to 18. State legislators want to change the legal driving age to 18 instead of 16. They think that driving should be another perk of being an adult. Some teens can be irresponsible and not trustworthy of driving. But the ones who are serious...
Drinking Age Controversy
In a society where alcohol is the most commonly used drug among today’s teenagers, the debate continues whether or not to keep the drinking age at 21.
According to the World Health Organization, the United States currently has the highest minimum drinking age of any country...
Texting and driving has become an epidemic for people of all ages in the United States, and sadly I am a part of it.
An estimated 20 percent of drivers are sending or receiving text messages while behind the wheel, and this number rises for individuals between 18 and 24.
There have been many times...
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
September 18, 2014
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.) aims to stop drunk driving, prevent underage drinking, and support the victims of drunk-driving (National Consumer Voice. (2014). Candace...
Texting and Driving Should be banned in the United States
Texting has been a rapidly growing phenomenon. Texting has now become the main source of communication among teens and young adults. While cell phones are a great form of communication it is also known for causing distractions, especially while...
On June 28th, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed the Minimum Drinking Age Act into law. This was a sad day for America - it marked the verge of a period where brave soldiers sacrificing their lives at war could not even legally enjoy a beer and where 20 year-old couples could not even have a sip of...
The Elderly and Safe Driving
South University Online
The Elderly and Safe Driving
Being able to drive a car is something most of people look forward too. As teenagers they achieve their independence and freedom. Driving gives people the ability to go visit their friends, see a move...
would have to crash with no survivors once a month for a full year" (online). Legislators should pass a law changing the drivers licensing age to eighteen instead of sixteen. By doing this, it could decrease driving problems we face today.
In most European Countries, teenagers aren't able to earn...
thesis statement and then rewrite it so that it would be correct for this class. If you need to add information (do research) to create main points you should. Remember…a thesis is one declarative sentence that indicates what your topic is and what your main points are. If you need to focus the thesis statement...
There have been numerous arguments over the topic of lowering the drinking age to 18. If you ask someone 21 years old or older they are more than likely will say don’t lower the age. When asking someone 20 years old or younger most, if not all, will say lower the age to 18. I believe...
of whether or not to raise the driving age to 18 years old has been a touchy subject on every level of the spectrum; from State Highway Safety Association to teenagers and everybody in between. Although everyone has some degree of approval that raising the driving age would be a good idea no one has...
Running header: RAISING THE DRIVING AGE
Raising the driving age
Raising the Driving Age
Should the age to receive a driver's license be raised and, if not, should graduated licensing be instituted? This is a growing question across America. The percentage of teenage...
Boys and girls are mature enough by the age of 16 to drive cars on our roads.
The reason why I chose this topic is because I would like to drive at the age of 16. Boys and girls are maturing earlier these days. Studies have shown this to true both physically and emotionally. More is expected of...
Texting and driving has accounted for thousands of deaths every year and the number is continuing to grown rapidly. Every day people die from these unfortunate events. I believe that the states have taken some important steps in extinguishing texting and driving for everyone. They have created some...
ask the question “Are cell phones dangerous while driving?” More importantly, “Is texting while driving dangerous?” Through extensive research it has been found that they are indeed extremely dangerous while driving. People need to stop texting and driving, it is one of the most dangerous things you can...
people’s lives can be saved if the legal drinking age is twenty-one. The alcohol consumption of under age pupils has been a concern that relates to many more problems among our community. I believe that the current drinking age should be increased to the age of twenty-one because it would help contract alcohol...
Teen Driving Safety
Driving in today’s world poses many dangers for drivers of all ages, but these risks are especially prominent for teenage drivers. These drivers do not have the experience that older drivers have obviously, but this combined with the usual arrogant know-it-all attitude of most teenagers...
debating what should be done about the driving age since more fatal car accidents are happening day by day. There are many pros and cons to each side and so far, most attempts to raise the driving age have failed. Society usually sees 18 as the age that young people become adults. Shouldn’t driving be one of...
the larger society, the age at which a boy can earn his license should be raised to eighteen.
Raise the Driving License Age to Eighteen
Throughout the history, people have always wanted what they can’t have. So is desire of teenagers to have driving license. More than 5000 teenagers...
Dangers from Texting
Nowadays, messaging on a cell phone while driving is an everyday occurrence. Drivers all over engage in these activities without fully understanding the consequences that certainly can follow. Texting and driving, even for a second, can take your eyes off the road long enough to...
there has been much hype about an online petition to lower the drinking age to 18.
According to Dictionary.com, the definition of an adult is: A person who has attained the age of maturity as specified by law. In the USA, that age is 18, and with every American's 18th birthday comes all the rights, privileges...
Adoption by Same Sex Couples: Should it be Permitted?
ENG215 006016: Research & Writing
The traditional or nuclear family has always been viewed as a mother and father. However, today same sex parents are heading more families. Homosexuality is becoming...
recognition and how its helped shape other automobiles. First, I will discuss how Enzo Ferrari fell in love with driving and car engineering in his youth and gained substantial race car test driving experience. Second, I will discuss how Enzo Ferrari leaves Alfa Romeo to start his own company and to make...
Monday, August 23, 2010:
Adam London, age 17, captain of the lacrosse team and student body president, should be a senior looking forward to graduating high school with his twin sister, Lizzy. He should be getting ready for college. He should have a future. He does not. Adam died in a car collision...
Underage driving is extremely dangerous and illegal. Not only is it a really stupid thing to do, it's hazardous to yourself and the community.
You are required to take drivers education for a reason. That reason is it teaches you how to be safe on the road. Even if you think you know everything about...
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
December 08, 2013
Dr. Dian Allen
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
The tragic deaths of two little girls was the spark that inspired a worldwide movement which has altered our social consciousness and resulted in laws and policies that serve...
roadway, or they
fail to see the car in front of them stopping.
While your are driving, your full attention is required. By not paying
attention to the traffic conditions ahead, you are a collision waiting to
happen. You should be continuously scanning the roadway ahead of you,
preparing to take evasive...
Drinking Age There is one ailment that continues to grow around our country and has yet to see any cures, drinking. Drinking has been done all throughout our nation’shistory, but has never seen the heights that it has reached today. The United Statescurrently has the highest drinking age throughout...
the caller had done the same. The issue for the caller was driving while using a cell phone. If you don’t want to end up like this caller, then keep reading to find out how to prevent this. This essay will tell you the dangers of driving while using cell phones.
Drivers using any form of cell phones...
between the ages of 15-20. Accidents risks decline with increased experience, but with
more newly licensed teenagers driving, the greater their risk for being involved in a
accident. Hence, the dilemma facing policy makers and parents is how to provide young
drivers with driving experience...
February 2, 2009
Nutrition and Fitness; two words that are not a part of my daily living. Yes they should be, but I seem to survive quite well without them. Of course, I am aware that as I age, I must take a serious look at how well I am treating my body and make some changes. I must confess that...
while driving should be against the law.
Attention-getter: How many of you in here use the texting feature on your cell phone? How many of you in here text while you are driving? I personally do not bother with texting, and if I did, I definitely would not do it while driving.
Increasing the driving age to 18
Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that making the driving age 18 is a safer requirement for young teens.
Thesis: Changing the driving age to 18 will reduce driving fatalities and accidents, make our system more efficient (similar to Germany's laws in driving), and...