CAUSE AND EFFECTS OF DRUNK DRIVING

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According to the 1994 Virginia Traffic Crash Facts, "every 30 minutes, someone in this country dies in an alcohol-related crash".

Driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous things you can do. There is a mass of research evidence to show that driving performance and reaction times are seriously affected by alcohol. If you drink and drive, you are not only a danger to yourself but also to your passenger, other road users and pedestrians. First this paper will cover the long term effects of alcohol on a human and then this paper will cover the short term effect of alcohol. The effects of alcohol on the body will be discussed and the cause of drinking will be discussed last.

There are factosr that could cause you to drink and drive before you even get in the car and begin to drive. Some examples of these long-term causes could be alcoholism and peer pressur... Continue Reading