Drinking and Driving
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This paper analyzes statistics and figures of death and accidents from drunk driving. It looks at the sociological impact of this growing phenomenon as well as the economic ramifications. The writer examines what can be done in order to reverse this trend.
From the Paper:"In the year 2000, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that the United States experienced its largest increase in alcohol related traffic deaths in the history of the nation. During the millennium year, 17,380 people were killed in alcohol related crashes. This breaks down to approximately one person every hour. NHTSA reported that this number equaled approximately forty-one percent of the 41,945 total traffic fatalities. In 2001, 17,448 people were killed in crashes related to alcohol and in 2002, 17,970 people died in these types of accidents. In other words, every year more people are dying because of drunk drivers."
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