Reckless Driving Term Paper by hicaliber

Reckless Driving
A discussion of the severity and consequences of reckless driving.
# 94311 | 1,557 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Apr 26, 2007 in Law (General) , Criminology (General)

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The paper relates that reckless driving is one of the primary causes of road accidents in the world. The paper discusses how offenders in most cases view this violation as a simple offense resulting in a ticket. But reckless driving is regarded as a serious crime leading to damage of property, injuries and in the worst case, loss of lives of both drivers and pedestrians. The paper explains the relevant laws, common violations and statistics involved. The paper discusses causes and implications of reckless driving and shows how a reckless driving violation can cause a negative impact on an individual's career, security clearance and insurance protection.

The Law on Reckless Driving
Statistics, Causes and Implications
Impact of Reckless Driving

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Bose Law Firm, PLLC (2005) Reckless Driving- Virgina Code 46.2-852, 46.2-863, 46.2-862, 46.2-861, 46.2-859, 46.2-829, 46.2-854 46.2-858, 46.2-860. 46.2-865, 18.2-266 (2005); Extracted May 12, 2006; Website:
  • Atty. Albert M Quirantez (2003) Reckless Driving (2003) ; Extracted May 12, 2006; Website:
  • Weekly Reader Corp(2005) Thompson Gale Group (2005) Road to Ruin-Car Crashes are Top Teen Killers; Extracted May 11, 2006 ; Website:
  • Jeffrey W. Greene (2003) FBI, 2003, Thompson Gale Group (2003) Battling DUI: A comparative analysis of checkpoints and saturation patrols - driving under the influence; Extracted May 12, 2006 ; Website:
  • FARS (2005) Key Annual Statistic on Car Accidents-United States (2005) Extracted May11, 2006;

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