Driving Under the InfluencePaper Rating: Word Count: 741 Approx Pages: 3
Driving under the influence is a huge killer among young people in America. Many young people have been killed because of the effects of driving under the Influence of Alcohol. More than one-fourth of college students age 18 - 24 have driven in the past year while under the influence of alcohol. This statistic can grasp anyone by surprise. Driving drunk is much more common in today's society than we sometimes think.
Traffic crashes are the major cause of death for children in the age group 0-14. Almost one quarter (21.4%) of these deaths is alcohol related. Many young people have had their lives shattered from the effects of drunk driving. Many teens have ended their lives and the lives of the passengers in their automobiles. Most teens don't even realize the effects a drink can have on their ability to drive a car.
Alcohol effects the senses in out body. It causes the human body to react slower to things that happen. Alcohol also distorts your vision making in nearly impossible to drive while under the influence of alcohol. It is proven that even one drink ca