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The Accident Of A Car Accident

- ... Downstair,my mother was calling me for breakfast.I was still undecided what should wear for school. After browsing for while I found something to wear,and finished getting myself ready for school. When I checked the clock, I was running late as usual, which was not a surprised. I quickly ate my half sandwich and left the rest of the sandwich on the table.I took my car key, jump in my black Lexus and made my way to school.During my way to school, I got a call from my friend John. John is my best friend since when we were in middle school....   [tags: Truck, Automobile, Pain, Driving]

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The Liability Of A Car Accident

- ... This increases the fact that Mr Sherwood owes my client a duty of care and has breached it. Lastly, reasonableness, which refers to look whether a duty of care is fair, just and reasonable. In other words, it is a test to decide if it right to impose as duty of care. This test stops the population from trying to claim elevated amounts of money from others. However, in this case, the offender does owe a duty of care, and the costs of so will be elevated. The offender breached his duty as soon as he started texting while driving....   [tags: Tort, Negligence, Law, Automobile]

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The Death Of A Car Accident

- You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so utterly shattered you were better off, trust me. And that’s when you met me. “What… what happened?” You asked. “Where am I?” “You died,” I said, matter-of-factly. No point in mincing words. “There was a… a truck and it was skidding…” “Yup,” I said....   [tags: Human, Life, 2006 singles, Meaning of life]

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The Car Accident

- My eyes were deteriorating fast since I started using Tumblr. Driving to school past the park I came to terms it was autumn my favourite season: Trees almost naked with every branch bare, hearing the sound of rustling when people stomping through a crowd of crunchy leaves, though when the wind breathes it accelerates a leafy tornado swirling in a circular motion, smelling a fresh batch of rain from minutes ago and seeing the glistening as the biggest star made I admired. I use to walk to school every morning before my mum left us....   [tags: A Short Story]

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An Unfortunate Accident: The Family Betrayal

- My trembling hands clutch the crinkled bed sheets. They tighten their grasp as I slowly lift my eyelids and bring myself back to reality. A haze shields my vision. As I attempt to raise my head, a chain suffocates me, dragging my body back onto the hospital bed. My fingers swiftly crawl up my chest, recklessly clinging to my neck, trying to identify the restraint. A neck brace. Now that I take a look at my broken body, I see a several layers of bandaged tapes, with crimson marks seeping through, covering my injured arms and bruised legs....   [tags: family, betrayal, car accident]

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A Car Accident

- Emily drove alone down past the vibrant fluorescent lights that led to her house. The rain was pouring down at this point, even the windshield wipers could not go fast enough to make her view out the window clear. She debated on pulling over, but didn’t want to waste any time when she was so close to home. Her phone vibrates, startling her as it laid on the console. Emily glanced down swiftly at the screen, noticing it was her mom texting her. “Are you almost home?” the screen drew black and Emily glanced back up trying to see through the violent rain pounding against the window....   [tags: Story, Death, Afterlife]

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The Accident That Changed My Life

- ... I finally realized it was reality when I felt my brother lying on top of me. For a split second I thought my older brother, the one who has always been there for me, my best friend from the minute I was born, was dead. I began to panic. I nervously started to shake uncontrollably. I could feel the anxious sweat and tears roll down my face. As I prepared myself to start screaming for help, he finally sat up and looked over at me. I instantly felt a rush of relief blast throughout my body. I had never felt such relief in my life....   [tags: car, accident, brother, injuries]

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The Death Of A Drunk Car Accident

- ... The major problem with drunk driving is that it is one of the leading causes of death and injury on our roadways. Stated in an article by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “Every 53 minutes on average, someone is killed in a drunk driving crash (9,878 people in total in 2011)” (Blincoe). Alcohol increases the risk that drivers will get in traffic crashes and kill or injure themselves or others. A driver who drinks three beers versus a driver who drinks six is just as dangerous on our roads....   [tags: Alcoholic beverage, Drunk driving]

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Our Almost Fatal Car Accident

- One evening, my dad and I were going home from the supermarket. The rain was pouring heavily and the roads were very slippery. It was quiet. The night was very peaceful with just a few cars on the road. My dad turned into a dark road which was surrounded by many trees which made the road very narrow.The road continued unto a long bridge. I looked out of the window and noticed that a lot of cars sped across the bridge. Suddenly, I saw a huge truck coming in our direction; the slippery road had caused the truck to lose its balance....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Colorblind Painter And Its Effects On The Car Accident

- The “colorblind painter” loses his vision that was caused by a car accident. Due to the car accident the “colorblind” painter experienced carbon monoxide poisoning that also contributed to the car accident. “Mr. I’s life changed completely due to losing his vision from the car accident and know faces sudden life changes, such as him being colored blind” (Sacks, 1995, P.4,5,6). The “colorblind” painter experiences himself visiting ophthalmologists and neurologists to hypnosis and can’t distinguish different colors for some reason because of his loss of vision....   [tags: Color, Color blindness, Retina, Color vision]

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My Life Changing Event Of A Terrible Car Accident

- A lot of people search through life trying to find something that means something to them, something life changing. I experienced my life-changing event when I was 3 years old. I was in a terrible car accident. Realistically, being 3, I do not really remember what all happened – I remember a few details though, the feeling, the pain, and my parents reactions. Their reactions were crucial in the development of my realization of this life-changing event. All through my life I grew up with this crazy thing that had happened in the past and all I had were my parents’ recollections on the events that occurred....   [tags: Mother, English-language films, Father, Guilt]

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Personal Narrative- Car Accident

- Personal Narrative- Car Accident Disappointment, disbelief and fear filled my mind as I lye on my side, sandwiched between the cold, soft dirt and the hot, slick metal of the car. The weight of the car pressed down on the lower half of my body with monster force. It did not hurt, my body was numb. All I could feel was the car hood's mass stamping my body father and farther into the ground. My lungs felt pinched shut and air would neither enter nor escape them. My mind was buzzing. What had just happened....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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car accident

- Traumatic events come in many different ways at many different times of ones life. Mine came on the school bus while I was on my way home from school. The bus had stopped to let a couple kids off and I stood up to throw some trash away. I stood up we were rear ended by a young lady who had been trying to get a bee out of the car and not realized the bus had stopped. I was standing up and the impact caused me to bang into the seat in front of me and the one behind me. I didn’t realize what had happened until moments later when someone said something....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Personal Narrative- The Fatal Car Accident

- Personal Narrative- The Fatal Car Accident I always hear those old sayings. In the course of one day I can hear them about everything from retraining old dogs to getting up early. I think they make sense and I even ponder on some of them, but I never really thought one might mean as much to me, or become as realistic as it has become in my life. The clichés about telling those you love, how you feel, before it is too late and the ones about living every day like it is your last have an all new meaning to me....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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There’s No Surviving if Texting While Driving

- Just imagine driving down the road, seeming as if there are no cares in the world; one second later a child runs out in front of the car, but no one sees him because their eyes are glued to their cell phones. An innocent life has just been lost because a click of a button. Some people do not realize how dangerous texting and driving can really be. Most people consider themselves to be great at multitasking; well, when it comes to texting and driving, no one can really predict what the outcome could be....   [tags: texting, driving, car accident]

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My Life as a Quadriplegic College Student

- ... Being a quadriplegic has changed my entire life style and my relationship with everyone I know, along with people that I do not know, simply because of how people see me. Every day while attending classes I feel as if I stick out, because I do. I’m nothing like the people around me. People around campus are too aware of my differences to the point that they don’t recognize that I am a person too. There are many things that make me different from everyone else. On a daily basis I wake up, get ready, and go to class....   [tags: car accident, diversity, disabled]

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Are Vehicle Airbags Efficient?

- ... The U.s. Intermodal Surface Transportation Productivity Demonstration of 1991 obliged traveler autos and light trucks manufactured after September 1, 1998 to have air sacks for the driver and the right front passenger. In the U.s., NHTSA assessed that air packs had spared in excess of 4,600 lives by September 11999, then again the accident sending background of the early-1900s establishments demonstrated fatalities and genuine wounds brought on via air bags. In 1998 NHTSA to started new leads for cutting edge air packs that gave automakers adaptability in viable mechanical results while obliging enhanced security for tenants of distinctive sizes in any case whether they utilize seat sash...   [tags: car accident, markets]

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Personal Narrative- Nearly Fatal Car Accident

- The fluorescent lights blinded me as I tried to open my eyes. Where am I, I thought to myself. I jolted my head back and forth desperately trying to figure out where I was. I heard a voice say, "Hold him down, we are almost there." A sharp pain ran down my back to my feet. All I could see were lights flashing and shadows moving in all directions. The rolling bed that I was on stopped abruptly and a mask was placed over my face. I tried not to breathe, but in less than a second I was unconscious....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself]

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Carelessness Causes Accidents

- Carelessness Causes Accidents Before the summer of 2003, I lived life in the fast lane. I did everything fast. I drove fast, I worked fast, and I liked to get things fast. Like many teenagers today, I felt invincible and like I would live forever. I never really considered the immediate consequences or the long term results of actions, until the day my life and my car were flipped upside down. It was a gorgeous June afternoon, and summer had just begun. I had just received my license, and I could not wait to go cruising in my parents new yellow Ford Expedition....   [tags: Personal Narrative Car Accident]

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Using Mobile Phones While Driving is Risky

- Mobile phone use in motor vehicles has increased at a remarkable rate over the past 15 years. Yet it is undeniable that utilizing a cell phone while driving can affect driver performance as it relates to the overall safe operation of a vehicle. There are a number of things to consider in deciding whether the trade off in convenience is worth the potential risks associated with the distraction created by a cell phone. Given the fact that the individual driver (and/or business owner) ultimately pays for the resulting consequences associated with an auto or truck accident (financial, emotional and physical lose); it is prudent to seek out relevant and reliable information in making a decisio...   [tags: Texting Driving Cell phone car accident]

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Don't Cause an Accident

- Drivers need to be fully aware of their surroundings while driving. They must always know what is going on around them. One of the most common causes of car accidents is distracted driving. As of 2011, 3,331 people were killed and 387,000 injured due to accidents involving a distracted driver (Statistics on Texting & Cell Phone Use While Driving). That means that at least 3,331 people lost a loved one in an accident involving someone who chose to drive while being distracted. In 2011, statistics showed that an estimated 1.6 million car accidents involved drivers using cell phones while driving (National Safety Council)....   [tags: Drivers, Distractions, Car Accidents, Awareness]

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Distracted Driving : Driving Car Accidents

- ... The only downside to these systems is that there is no way for a driver to keep their mind on the road, while thinking about what radio station he/she wants the car to change to. This doesn’t help solve the cognitive distracted driving problem at all. Figure 1 (Lindeke) Texting is one of the most common forms of distracted driving. Texting requires the use of cognitive, manual, and visual concentration. Texting while driving is arguably the worst distraction to drivers all over. AAA has found that nearly 1 in 3 drivers (32 percent) admit to typing or sending a text or email over the past month, while eight percent say they do so fairly often or regularly (AAA)....   [tags: Tram accident, Automobile, Traffic collision]

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The Problem Of Car Accidents

- ... On average someone is killed by a drunk driver every 45 minutes. Most of those killed in alcohol related crashes involving teen drivers are the young drivers themselves and their passengers. 39 percent of 8th graders , 58 percent of 10th graders and 72 percent of 12th graders report that they have tried alcohol at least once in their lifetime(GHSP). If teens receive the information they will understand that they would not be here tomorrow or somebody they love because of drunk driving. High School students who use alcohol or other substances are five times more likely to drop out of school....   [tags: Automobile, Tram accident, Crash]

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Enterprise Is The Largest Car Rental

- ... Taylor started his company with only seven cars and operated out a car dealership basement, with great determination and hard work, Enterprise has turned into the nationally recognized company it is today. International airports were a huge factor in the globalization strategy because so many other business owners had to conduct business in different countries all over the world. These businessmen need transportation arriving in other countries, Enterprise has fulfilled that need of having a reliable means of transportation to and from the airport....   [tags: Car rental companies, Car rental]

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Car Accidents On The News And Always Believed It Would Never Be Me

- ... The next thing I knew I was in a creek looking at a tree I remember wondering why I was there. I looked down at my hands and I saw blood and glass all over my arm and I saw my steering wheel cracked open like an egg with the airbag hanging out. I went to grab my phone from the cup holder but the car was a mess and everything from the back was up front. I couldn’t move my arm or neck much so I just sat because I couldn’t find any way to get help. I looked up out my cracked window and the bent frame of my car and I started to scream and then I heard a man talking to me and asking me questions about where I lived and my parents names, I told him everything but at this point I had no memory...   [tags: Automobile, Wheel, Truck, Tram accident]

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Why to Travel By Plane Instead of Car

- “ A family of five was traveling to Florida for a family vacation when the family was suddenly struck between two semi’s. The EMT’s pronounced the whole family dead at the scene earlier that night. Police have yet to release details on what the cause of the accident was but said it was an unexpected incident”, the local news reported said. Traveling by plane is safer than driving by car for 3 main reasons: pilots go through intensive training, roads have more traffic than the sky, and there are more car crash fatalities per year than deaths caused by plane crashes....   [tags: car crashes, airplane accidents, pilots]

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Choosing the Perfect Car

- ... A parent, for example, would be interested in a lot of room and a lot of safety features for their families. That in mind, they might look for a Honda Pilot or a Dodge Caravan. After figuring out the type of vehicle you want, you must set a budget for yourself. This will help you get a good deal that doesn’t cost more than what you’re willing to spend. Buying a car that is used usually works in the buyer’s favor because you don’t need monthly or bi-weekly payments, there is variety, and the price can usually be negotiable....   [tags: dealer, buying a new car]

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New Hampshire Car Insurance

- New Hampshire Car Insurance Searching for cheap car insurance in New Hampshire. The “Live free or die” State is actually one of the two States that don’t have any mandatory auto liability coverage for their motorists. But it doesn’t mean that you wouldn’t get one. Regardless if it’s required or not, insuring your vehicle is important to protect you from financial constraints when car accident happens. For people in New Hampshire who plan to purchase car insurance, there are many ways on how to get the best coverage at the lowest possible rate....   [tags: Motorcyclists, Car Owners]

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Liz Marks : An Dangerous Accident Caused By Distracted Driving

- ... No text is that important that you should risk reading while driving because an accident that can take up to ten seconds to happen could dramatically alternate your life forever and that’s what happened to Liz. It takes five seconds to get into an accident that can change your life forever and that five seconds is not worth it. Since distracted driving is becoming such a huge problem nowadays, some people believe that tougher laws are needed to combat distracted driving. Some people don’t think tougher laws are needed to combat distracted driving but with the rise of technology and research shows that distracted driving has drastically increased over the years....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Tram accident]

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Liz Marks : A Dangerous Accident Caused By Distracted Driving

- ... When someone texts and drives, that is their decision to do so, but when they do that they don’t only put their life in danger, but they put everyone else on the road in danger as well and that is not fair is someone gets their life taken away from another person’s stupid decision to text and drive. Distracted driving MUST be stopped immediately before the problem grows and becomes worse than what it already is. People might say that distracted driving is not that big of a problem and can be controlled....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Tram accident]

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The Ethics of Car Safety and the Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics

- The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics (App A) was first created in 1992 by the Computer Ethics Institute and presented by Dr. Ramon C. Barquins in his paper “In Pursuit of a ‘Ten Commandments’ of Computer Ethics” as a means to create “a set of standards to guide and instruct people in the ethical use of computers.” (1) Computer ethics is about guidelines related to decisions made by computer designers to help lead their actions and assist in the decisions they make. The technological boom of the past three decades has surpassed traditional ethic beliefs; hence Dr....   [tags: car safety, ethics,]

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The Accident That Killed John Goodson

- ... Chris would not have been able to see any brake lights prior to the truck going over the crossing since his only view was from the front. He admits he thought maybe John and his passengers hadn 't seen the train. He also comments that before the train comes out of the treeline all you hear is a low rumbling. In the engineer’s affidavit, Lee states that he did not see the truck until he cleared the treeline and then repeatedly blew the whistle before applying the brakes and releasing the throttle....   [tags: Safety, Accident, At-grade intersection]

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The Technology of the Slef-Driving Car Created by Google

- Google has always been known for as a great search engine on the Internet and now it helps manage our lives with applications like Google maps, Google Translate and Google Drive. A person can do just about anything with Google except drive. Imagine a society where there are no traffic accidents and no speeding tickets or road rage, where cars drive themselves. Google is currently developing and testing this technology. Cars driving without a driver, it’s the start of a new era of vehicles. The technology of the self-driving car created by Google is based on a Global Positioning System (GPS); this GPS is programed with the help of Google maps....   [tags: maps, car, drive, self-driving]

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Distracted Driving and Car Accidents

- Drivers need to be fully aware of their surroundings while driving. They must always know what is going on around them. One of the most common causes of car accidents is distracted driving. As of 2011, 3,331 people were killed and 387,000 injured due to accidents involving a distracted driver (Statistics on Texting & Cell Phone Use While Driving). That means that at least 3,331 people lost a loved one in accident involving someone who chose to drive distracted. In 2011, statistics showed that an estimated 1.6 million car accidents involved drivers using cell phones while driving (National Safety Council)....   [tags: cell phone, hands free dashboard]

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Ethan Couch On The Night Of The Accident

- Ethan Couch grew up with parents who did not teach him the proper differences between right and wrong. They spoiled him with anything that he could ever want because they were wealthy. Unfortunately, because of this he did not hear the word no being used often when it came to things he wanted. These were some of the defenses used in court against declaring that the actions of Ethan Couch on the night of the accident that he caused while drunk was not his fault. His parents had allowed him to live at his house, that was meant to be sold, alone....   [tags: Free will, Choice, Philosophy of life, Determinism]

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The Importance Of A Major Accident Team

- ... There are differences in each professional such as, a nurse’s role is to administer care to the highest level they are qualified too. However a nurse cannot diagnose their patients whereas a doctor will diagnose. A paramedic is also known as the first response as they are the first ones on the scene and they will make a judgement on the situation and what the next steps for the patient should be. The difference between the professional and the non-professional is that the non-professionals are not qualified and haven 't had a long period of training unlike professionals....   [tags: Health care provider, Health care, Illness]

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The Memory of My Tragic Accident

- ... The burgundy paintwork was chipping away and the roof thick in earthy moss. This must be home. I grabbed my rucksack and bounced eagerly the front porch. The man and the woman, my mother and father, helped take my things to my room. I examined my room with a sense of familiarity: my small double bed pushed up against the far wall; my desk cluttered with drawings; my wardrobe draped in multicoloured clothes; my shoes lazily strewn in heap beside the door. It felt familiar but no matter how hard I tried I could not piece together any of my past....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Preventing Your Teenager from Being in an Automobile Accident

- In recent years, statistics show that over 5,000 teens per year are involved in fatal accidents, in the United States. Some of these accidents are as simple as lack of driving experience to quick access to full driving privileges at an early age, some of these collisions are life changing or results in death. However,to reduce the numbers of fatalities, we must coach our youth/children to be a safe driver. The first step as your child's trainer/coach, is to let the child show "initiative in driving"....   [tags: cars, driving, parenting, accidents, teenagers,]

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Bad Decisions in Accident by Dave Egger

- In society, any accidents are perceived as negative outcomes illustrate a terrible ending that has taken place but in reality it can be perceived as something positive in the long run. By obstructing the 2005 Camaro and the three teens, it occurred that no one was injured and everything was calm. Accident by Dave Egger represents how a bad decision becomes a point of conflict and symbolism within the theme of the story. As a result, in making wise choices, you are able to receive positive and negative outcomes in life....   [tags: Conflict, Teenagers]

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The Accident That Changed My Way of Thinking

- People always tell me to expect the unexpected but that is not something I want to think about when my plans are for a joyous day.I was so eager to have an exciting day with my family, because it was one of the last weekends I would get to do so. There are things in which I treasure throughout life, because I never know when it could be taken away. I was not thinking of any negative things that could possibly happen. That day I should have prepared for the worst. When I was involved in a car accident, I learned that it is best to always follow safety rules....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Vanishing Car Fatalities: Reducing Distractions

- According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a car fatality occurs on average every 16 minutes and an injury every 14 seconds, and over two million people involved in car accidents suffer permanent injuries (“Do We Tolerate” 36). In life there are many obstacles that human beings go through. One of these obstacles is driving safely on the road. Everyone driving on the road, faces the risk of being involved in a car accident. Many of these tragic car accidents are continuing to occur all over the U.S....   [tags: vehicle crashes and accidents]

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Cell Phones Are The Leading Cause Of Car Accidents

- ... But he writes that “the phone is accompanying the user makes it an interesting platform for building persuasive applications and for use as ambient display.” He declares that cell phones provide functions for people to communicate with others. For example, mobile phones are used to stay in contact with someone, and for emergency usage. Besides, Schmidt states that people can carry cell phones by keeping them in shopping bags, purses, and school bags because they are small and easy to carry them....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network]

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The Irony of Dave Egger´s Story: Accident

- Commonly, vehicular collisions are considered a negative occurrence. Dave Eggers hints towards this mindset in his short story Accident. Plotted in the middle of an intersection in 2005, the story commences with the main character driving his automobile through the intersection and striking an older Camaro. The three teenagers in the Camaro are fine, but the main character notices all the damage he has done to their vehicle and he fears an unpleasant encounter with them. Dave Eggers uses irony throughout the situation to illustrate the main character’s relief....   [tags: Collision, Teenagers]

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Drive a Car, Not a Cell Phone

- “When a driver ‘talks and drives’ they are not only putting themselves at risk, they are also putting everyone around them in a dangerous situation” (ComparisonMarket.com). A study conducted last year by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, had cameras placed inside one hundred cars and trucks to track drivers' activities before a dangerous event occurred. Research shows users of cell phones while driving caused far more crashes and near misses than non-users. These statistics do not change even if the hand held device becomes hands free by means of a blue tooth or speaker phone....   [tags: Driving Mobile Phone Use]

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Public Transport and Private Car

- Public Transport and Private Car Most of cities that people live are sequentially growing, daily routine of many people are also adapted for surrounding in the present. A lot of people have to spend most of their time with travelling though long distances to get from one place to another for connecting their businesses or other purposes by transportation. Most people use public transportation such as BTS and MRT to go each places while many people are using their own cars to travel....   [tags: Transportation, Convenience, Travel, Cars]

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Drive a Car Not a Cell

- ... Also discovered was 87 percent of mature drivers consider that a driver’s capability to driver is damaged while using a cell phone (Hazewski). Drivers know that cell phone usage is wrong while driving and yet they do it anyway. The University of Utah’s Applied Cognition Laboratory found that the reaction of an operator of a vehicle while on the phone is comparable to someone that is legally intoxicated (Hanes). Thus, this shocking outcome should make drivers think twice before using their cell phone....   [tags: distracting, drivers, traffic safety]

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The accident

- The Accident Every once and awhile I'll look back on my life and I'll laugh. Particularly at the times I spent with my best friend Nate and all the mischief we caused. I look back now and I think what the HELL were we doing. How did we not die. Have you ever sat down and had a conversation with a male teen between the ages of 14-17. I should've been locked away for that period of my life, I swear I was temporarily insane. I had NO concept of "consequences" or "repercussions"....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Effects Of Traffic Accidents On The State Of Ohio

- ... The OSHP and ODOT decided the time to partner during the July 4th holiday period would be effective as the weekend usually sees an increase in traffic deaths related to driving under the influence. The digital message boards displayed the two messages mentioned above all day during the weekends, and from nine in the evening, until five in the morning on the regular weekdays, unless a message that was much more important was made available. The screens also updated the newest deaths recorded every Thursday night that were confirmed....   [tags: Tram accident, Road transport]

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The Driving Of The Car

- ... Numerous studies have been and are currently being conducted upon cell phone use by young adults. Many believe the use of cell phones by young adults have increased and are causing many problems. Whether it is causing problems such as danger to themselves or others when using cell phones at inappropriate times such as when driving. Or when used during classes which can affect others and their own learning. … Cell phone use while driving has been the talk of the country for many years. The increase of cell phone related accident and injuries have made many people want to ban and make it illegal to use cell phones while driving....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Instant messaging]

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Teenage Drivers are an Accident Waiting to Happen

- ... Having a kid as early as sixteen operating a vehicle is just mindblowing because humans don’t stop developing until their twenties. The kids shouldn’t be blamed for their carelessness because it nature since they are still young and aren’t ready. Teenagers are still in a mindset to try and fit in at this age which is even worse because they feel the need to have races for fun. Racing is a dangerous act that kills many innocent lives each year. A teenager thinks that they could only harm themselves but never consider the option of harming someone else....   [tags: cars, carelessness, irresponsibility]

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Reform in the Driver’s Education System

- A multitude of families remain devastated due to the growing problem of many young people’s lives being cut short as a result of irresponsible driving. The amount of fatalities among young people through automobile accidents must be decreased. Of all the causes of death, car accidents are the leading cause of young people ages 15-29 years old. The rate of road traffic fatalities is predicted to be the fifth leading cause of death, of all ages, by the year 2030 (“Annual United States”). In a nationwide study, 13% of 11th grade US high school students admitted to driving while intoxicated, otherwise known as DWI....   [tags: irresponsibly driving, car accidents]

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Using the Laws of Physics to Decrease Car Collisions

- Every year, thousands of people lose their lives in car crashes. There are many factors that come into play when a car collision occurs, however only one factor stays constant throughout every single collision, and that is the laws of physics. The laws of physics are the fundamental base of understanding the world we live in, but unfortunately many people seem to be completely oblivious to them. A lot of the time, we try to deny our ignorance to physics but usually end up proving the opposite. For example, how believable is it that someone could have any knowledge of the physics in cars and have a pet and their lap while driving....   [tags: reconstruction, collision, momentum, force]

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Daniel Boone versus Zoom Car Company

- Legal Issues: The Plaintiff, Daniel Boone has sued the defendant; Zoom Car Company for his medical expenses resulting from being dragged from his car and being beaten, when he drove to a high crime area because of a faulty compass. The plaintiff claimed that the reason for this attached was that the compass that was installed in the car he bought from Zoom was faulty and led him in the wrong direction where he got lost and ended up in awful situation that led to the beating. According to the case note, Zoom Car Company manufactures automobiles; the company installs additional extras and features in their automobiles....   [tags: legal environment of business]

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How To Buy Car Insurance

- How To Buy Car Insurance Many people look forward to buying car insurance about as much as having their wisdom teeth pulled by a dentist named Dr. Pain. Today I intend to show you how to take a lot of the sting out of purchasing car insurance by arming yourself with a little knowledge. Many people believe car insurance is a simple as black or white, either you have "liability" or "full coverage". In fact there many important options in between. In becoming informed you will need to know how to research, and what questions to ask....   [tags: Papers]

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Honda, The Car Everyone Needs

- Honda, The Car Everyone Needs Beep. Beep. Beep. Goes the alarm clock in the other room. Oh man, surely it can't be time to get up yet, you think to yourself. As you scramble out of the bed and into the shower, the thought crosses your mind, I hope my car starts. You take the quickest shower possible and eat breakfast so fast you almost choke and then realize, I'm still going to be late for my 8 o'clock class. You race out of the house with your keys in your hand, jump into the car, and damn it won't start....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Accidents Caused by Texting and Driving

- ... The law does not prohibit using your cell phone to make a phone call, using GPS or the MP3 functions of your phone. The law is limited to sending and receiving text messages while your car is in motion. If an accident occurs where a driver nearly strikes another person or a car, the individual could face a felony charge of reckless endangerment.Teens are about 10% of the US population but account for 12% of all fatal car crashes. Texting also prevents you from paying close attention to what's going on around you, something that's especially important in situations where you need to have your guard up, like walking home after dark....   [tags: car crashes, teen injuries and teen deaths]

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the big accident

- One nice day in the summer my friends, Yvette, Katie, and Kristi, and I were heading up to the Lil Jon & The Eastside Boys concert. Everything was going fine. We made it up there with no problem, found the Excel Center. When we were parked we decided that we wanted to park closer, so I backed out and all of a sudden we heard a bang and my car wouldn’t start. We started freaking out, because we stuck up against this car I hit. We then asked some guys to help push it into a parking spot, when it was in neutral....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Do Not Drive With Distractions?

- Do Not Drive with Distractions Most companies’ uses advertisement as a way to sell products or services, but this ad does not sell any products, but merely promotes the safety on the road. This ad is a social campaign created from an advertising agency named “Red Pepper” in Ekaterinburg, Russia. To convey the issues of car accidents involving children’s, Red Pepper has created an interesting social campaign: think of both sides to convince viewers to not drive with distractions. This ad mainly uses appeals to pathos in their advertisement to convince drivers to drive safely....   [tags: Tram accident, Automobile, Accidents]

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Car Safety

- Car Safety Automobile Safety It’s a dark rainy night. You and your family are coming home from a late night family party. As a car is coming through an intersection another car cut in front of it. The driver decides to hit the brakes so you can avoid the car, but as he presses the brakes, the car loses control on the slick wet road. He is not able to gain control and at that point he has endangered the lives of himself and many others on the road. This is just one example of the many types of things that occur in our streets everyday....   [tags: essays papers]

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A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor

- ... Specifically referring to O’Connor’s layout of the story, she reveals the grandmother’s flaws and foreshadows how her behavior and lifestyle will lead to the deaths of her family. The grandmother causes many of the random acts to occur within the first half of the story, from her blurting out about the plantation’s whereabouts to discussing the lack of good people in the world with Red Sammy. Hendricks concludes the grandmother’s self-centered actions and lack of regard towards others results in her being “the source of her most serious shortcoming – her firm, and eventually fatal, conviction of her own rightness” (204)....   [tags: accident, plot, matriarch]

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The Honda Car Company and Its Founder

- The Honda Car Company and Its Founder The Honda car company was started by a creative, hardworking, industrious man who had the ability to see what people wanted almost before that knew they wanted it. This was continued throughout the history of Honda, and had served to make Honda one of the most respected marquis today. Soichiro Honda was born on November seventeenth 1906, and he died on August fifth 1991. In between these dates, he built and raced many cars and motorcycles, accumulated over 100 patents, and created a car company that would cause the American and European auto manufacturers to rethink the way that they produced and marketed their product (britannica.com)....   [tags: Papers]

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accident

- Wild Ride Can you imagine being thrown from a car at 30mph. Well, I never thought I could until this happened to me in the summer of 1999. It was a gorgeous June afternoon, and summer had just begun. I had just gotten my license, and I couldn’t wait to go cruisin’ in my parents new yellow Ford Expedition. I had spent the day at my friends house, and now I was on my way home. I was almost home, I just had to turn onto the gravel road to get to my house. While I was turning, I was trying to put in a mix CD I had just made, and trying to turn the corner at the same time....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Is Driving A Bad Thing?

- I absolutely hate driving. It is not something that I do not like simply because it is boring but it is dangerous. It is one of the only things that I actually hate doing. I cannot figure out how people like driving. It’s frustrating, somewhat difficult and scary. Some people may like driving for various reasons such as; adrenalin rushes, having the wind blow in their hair with the windows down or even just because they feel free, but I believe that driving is a bad thing. It’s crazy that I hate driving because I used to love driving but now, I just cannot stand it....   [tags: Automobile, Tram accident, Driving]

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When a Person Needs a Physical Therapist

- What would happen if you got into a car accident, received surgery, and needed to relearn how to use your limbs. What if you were an old person and needed help doing daily activities again. A physical therapist is exactly what you need that’s the job for me to have for the rest of my life. There are a lot of things to know about this career like what it’s about, the requirements, the benefits, and the employment. It’s fairly simple to know the basic job of what a physical therapist does. They just help the patient with anything that has to do physically....   [tags: accident, patients, career]

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Creative Writing: The Rain Falls Harder In August

- ... Prisley glaring at her. “Sorry, I thought I saw something outside”, Ell answered, flipping through her music book. “Maybe you should have seen what page we were on.” The whole class laughed at this, leading for Ell to sulk back into her chair. “As I was saying, the A chord ….” Ell once again tuned out the lesson, watching the rain once more. Ell then had remembered that it was her birthday and let out a small grin. Today was her fifteenth birthday, and today was the day she would finally be able to see her father again, after his world tour landed here in Chicago....   [tags: father, truck accident]

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The Makings of Frida Kahlo

- ... The recovery made by the strong spirited Frida Kahlo was remarkable. Frida attended a National Preparatory School in 1922 hoping to become a doctor. At the same school, she saw Diego Rivera, painting “The Creation” (“Biography.com”). Frida was inspired and approached Diego with her compliments. He told her to go home and return with a painting in one week for him to judge. When she did as he asked, he was very impressed with her artistic ability and they became close (“Frida Kahlo: Biography”)....   [tags: spine, accident, paintings]

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The Car And The American Dream

- The Car and the American Dream Andrew T. Crosland, an expert on the Jazz Age writings of author F.Scott Fitzgerald, wrote that Fitzgerald 's The Great Gatsby included over 200 references to cars (Crosland). This is not surprising as the automobile, like the flapper were enticing novelties at the time this book was written. The main characters in The Great Gatsby who, by the way, all drive cars are Nick Carraway, Jay Gatsby, Tom and Daisy Buchanan, Jordan Baker, and Myrtle and George Wilson. Attractive, yet enigmatic, Gatsby tries to win the love of an aristocratic woman, who rebuffs Gatsby for her upper class husband....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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Multitheoretical Assessment of an Alcoholic

- Introduction The client of focus is a twenty-seven year old, African American male who suffers from severe alcoholism. In order to protect the confidentiality of my client he will be referred to as Johnathan throughout this paper. Johnathan has a daughter that is 5 years of age who also suffers from the consequences of her father’s actions. Before interviewing I explained to Johnathan that anything he shared with me would be completely confidential, and that he could stop at any time during the interview if he felt uncomfortable....   [tags: accident, rehab centers, religion]

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My Lost Memory: Short Story

- ... After that, he pulled something behind the headboard and slid it over me. I was like a baby sitting on a high chair. Kris settled the glass in the table in front of me and poured water into it. I reached for it. Chanyeol helped me as I took a small sip. Cool, soothing water, flowed through my mouth, down my throat, quenching my thirst. I took a small sip again and then big gulps. I put down the glass as I licked my lips, satisfied. I felt better. “Hyung, what were you trying to say?” I asked Suho....   [tags: hospital, accident, blood, amnesia]

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Benefits Of A Car Club

- ... However, you will need to have a spare with you. Keep in mind that some clubs may have more services in their roadside assistance plans, or they may not include some of the ones listed here. This is something that you 'll need to check out when looking for a great club to join. Discounts and Other Benefits Car clubs have much more than just roadside assistance. Some organizations offer discount packets for their members that consist of all types of savings. Some discounts can help you keep the maintenance up on your automobile....   [tags: Automobile, Vehicle, Vehicles, Walking]

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Persuasive Speech: Everyone Should Use a Seat Belt While in a Car

- TOPIC Why we should use seatbelt when driving a car SPECIFIC PERPOSE To persuade my audience to use the seat belt in car. CENTRAL IDEA There are three reasons why we should use seat belt when driving which are preventing death when an accident occurs, cultivate themselves too not violate the law and protecting our passengers. INTRODUCTION I. Seatbelt is a very important component when we all drive a car or other vehicle. The main purpose of seat belts is to provide greater safety to the driver when driving car but at the moment, people do not care about the importance of wearing seatbelt....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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Car Seat Safety Essay

- The main concern of new parents is what car seat is right for their newborn baby. Not only do they have to decide what car seat is right for them they have to make the more important decision which is if they should go rear facing or forward facing. In 2008, research was done to provide the information that kids under the age of two are 75% less likely to become injured in a rear facing car seat. Rear facing and forward facing seats have pros and cons depending on the severity and type of crash it is involve in ....   [tags: new parents, crashes, rear facing]

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The Two Best Websites to Find a Used Car

- The Two Best Websites to Find a Used Car Have you ever been disappointed while searching a used car online. For example, never finding the car that you are interested in, hard to obtain the contact information about the seller, not getting satisfactory information relating to the car that you have found, that leads to total disappointments. After performing some researches for a week and based on my personal experienced, I found out two best websites to find a used car. They are http://www.cars.com/ and http://www.autotrader.com/....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Websites]

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Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Teens and Young Adults

- It had been a long week at school. I arrive on Friday morning feeling awful. Thankfully, there were only seven more dreadful hours until I was done. The second the 8th period bell rang, I quickly grabbed my belongings from my locker and got into the comfort of my car. I was driving with the heat on medium, the music on low volume, and both hands on the steering wheel. The next thing I know, I felt a heavy thump as my car had drifted into the rear driver-side door of a Toyota Sienna in the lane to my left....   [tags: Sleeping Disorder, Car Crashes]

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Bhopal, India Chemical accident, 1984

- Just after midnight on December 3, 1984, a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India had a chemical leak accident. The chemical that was released into the air is called methyl isocyanate, or MIC, used to make pesticides. This chemical is tremendously harmful and fatal to humans, livestock, and crops. Only a short-term exposure may cause death or unfavorable health effects. The slums of Bhopal and its residents that surrounded the plant which were mostly affected by the gas suffered dearly. An estimated 8,000 people dead and about 300,000 more suffering from its effects....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Is Monitoring by Car Insurance Companies Beneficial?

- Being monitored by insurance company while you are driving, it seems very unpleasant. But if this will help to lower your car insurance, what will you think now. There are some insurance companies who have introduced a device to their customers, which will record driver’s driving history by plugging into the diagnostic port. The safer the driver drives, the more possible it will be to lower insurance premium. But customers are still wondering because they are afraid that the insurance company will charge the device eventually....   [tags: driving, policy, charges]

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The Different Dangers Of Driving

- ... That is enough time to travel the length of a football field. Studies have found that texting while driving causes a 400% increase in time spent with eyes off the road. 94% of drivers support bans on texting while driving. 74% of drivers support bans on hand-held cell phone use. Those are just some of the statistics of texting and driving.” (Edgar Snyder & Associates .2002-2014) Next, im going to be talking about the results of texting and driving. Now everyone knows we are going to die sometime but no one wants to go before the time they are supposed to....   [tags: Tram accident, Traffic collision, Road accidents]

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The Top Five Causes Of Automobile Accidents

- Every person who has gets behind the wheel of a motor vehicle will be involved in some sort of automobile collision at some point in his or her lifetime. Traffic accidents account for over twenty thousand deaths each year and more than ten times as many injuries. There are a number of factors that contribute to these types of collisions, however, new and evolving laws can account for a large portion of successful preventable measures. In order for laws to be changed or added for the purpose of safer roads and highways, lawmakers have to first look at what factors contribute to such unsafe conditions....   [tags: Tram accident, Traffic collision, Automobile]

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The Negligence Of Distracted Driving

- Automobile accidents many times involve children in some form such as when an accident occurs in an area where children play or around a school. Russia 's road accident mortality rate is currently the highest in Europe. The Advertising Agency: Red Pepper of Ekaterinburg, Russia (Ekaterinburg City Administration) is known for advertisements in more than 100 cities in Russia for new-media and non-traditional advertising tools. Along with Photographer: Kate Baonby (EKBURG.AU) were among the many that participated in a creation that became one of the world’s most successful advertisements for good causes and building a better world....   [tags: Tram accident, Traffic collision, Road accidents]

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Rose: A Narrative Fiction

- Prologue It was December twenty fifth, Sunday morning. It was snowing hard outside on Oakland road, but Rose didn’t even care to notice. She ran down the spiral staircase into the living room, which was decorated in festive color changing lights and a white Christmas tree topped with a twinkling star. “Mom, dad,” she called, “Anyone home.” She peered into their cocoa and mint bedroom. Empty, she thought. She then searched the kitchen which was packed with eggnog lasagna and lots more food on the breakfast table....   [tags: parents, car, death, school]

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