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Impaired Driving

             Currently, the laws in regards to impaired driving in Canada are
             too lenient. Impaired driving will affect one in three Canadians during
             their lifetimes. But no matter how many times you've heard it, there
             are people who just don't get it. In fact, every 30 minutes, someone in
             this country dies in an alcohol-related crash. (1) Last years alone
             over one million people were injured in alcohol-related traffic crashes.
             Is it worth putting yourself at risk? For the purpose of this paper, the
             following will be studied. The effect of alcohol to the body, how
             alcohol affects the way people drive, how alcohol is virtually available
             to anyone, and how over 100 organizations in Canada are working to
             Alcohol has many effects on the body. Not only is it very
             dangerous, but it can take an enormous toll on your body. (2) About
             twenty percent of alcohol is absorbed through stomach, and almost
             all of the rest is absorbed through the small intestine. When someone
             drinks on an empty stomach, the blood absorbs the alcohol quickly.
             The body also absorbs higher amounts of alcohol, such as mixed
             drinks or shots, very quickly. This makes the drinker to become
             intoxicated. After drinking, people usually feel pleasure and become
             talkative at first. The feelings are usually replaced by drowsiness as
             the alcohol is leaves the body, and the drinker quiet.
             This pattern often encourages people to drink more to
             keep the buzz going. Immediate medical attention is necessary if a
             person becomes unconscious, and won't wake up or respond, or
             seems to have trouble breathing. Drinking a large amount of alcohol
             in a short period of time can damage the centers of the brain that
             control breathing and cause people to pass out or even die. It is very
             dangerous to combine alcohol with other drugs, especially those that
             make you sleepy. Most alcohol is absorbed in

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