References "Drinking and Driving. Two-thirds of the states have now passed Administrative License Revocation ALR laws, which allow the arresting officer to take the license of drivers who fail or refuse to take a breath test. The police officers need to stop being so lenient on drivers when they pull them over for suspicion of driving drunk, and the judges need to stop being lenient on the punishments.
In the following paper I will present numerous reasons, followed by examples as to why the DUI laws should be increased, starting with statistics and tolls of alcohol-related deaths.
The worst factor of this all is being on the outside looking in, being the family member or friend of someone who has passed away causing or being the victim of an alcohol related fatality.
Most people cannot afford to pay even the minimum fines; therefore talk about raising them would probably infuriate them even more. Although some people would say the DWI laws are strict enough and being enforced, there are still way too many innocent lives being lost to drunk driving.
When the police officers are enforcing laws, very few, to almost no people are dying from car accidents, and the judges are convicting people with harsher punishments, then people can say the laws are being enforced enough. More than half of us most likely know or shall I say once knew someone who has died due to this type of accident.
If there were more arrests for drunk or impaired driving, there would be less people on the road that have a habit of drinking and getting into a car or getting onto a motorcycle. Therefore, the charges for Driving Under the Influence laws need to be more severe.
There have been several propositions on raising the BAC, lowering fines, reducing jail time, even decreasing the minimum age for alcohol consumption, yet none have come into effect. You receive an on the spot 90 day license suspension, and pay a minimum dollar fines.
All states have adopted 21 as the legal drinking age. Media is full of commercials showing drunken driving habits, or people getting arrested.
This shows that people do dumb things that endanger their own lives, and the lives of others. Over half the drivers arrested for drunk driving in the nation, are repeated offenders.
If the laws for first time offenders were harsher, then people would not want to get arrested for another DWI. Every day we turn on the TV, and guaranteed there is at least one story about an alcohol-related death, accident and especially arrest.
Alcohol The Influence Laws, need to be more severe Driving under the Influence is a dangerous trend and is known to cause many critical accidents and deaths which could have been easily prevented.
Depression is found common among families who have lost someone to a DUI death.
Reality is, Driving Under the Influence laws need to be more severe. Lowering to blood alcohol concentration would help keep drivers, passengers, and pedestrians safer.This country’s DWI laws need to be enforced to reduce the number of car accidents and the number of those with fatalities, to make it safe not only for drivers, but passengers and pedestrians, and because repeat offenders don’t take the laws seriously enough.
We need to revamp all of our drunk driving laws.
More specifically, drunk driving laws should be abolished. Some groups are looking to reduce the BAC limit to%. If we do that, me might as well have a zero tolerance law like 3rd world countries have! These drunk driving laws should be replaced with more sensible reckless driving laws.
DWI Laws Need to Be Enforced In in Michigan, there were alcohol related fatalities (" Motor Vehicle Crashes: Overview” 5). You can’t argue about the number of people killed or injured by drunk drivers.
Homes and families are destroyed forever, as well as lives. This country’s DWI laws need to be enforced to reduce the number of car accidents and the number of those with fatalities, to make it safe not only for drivers, but passengers and pedestrians, and because repeat offenders don’t take the laws seriously enough.
The Influence Laws, need to be more severe Driving under the Influence is a dangerous trend and is known to cause many critical accidents and deaths which could have been easily prevented. Even though the consequences for DUI arrests are strict, they seem to not be effective enough.
The toll of alcohol-related deaths, repeated offenders, [ ]. Should more dramatic steps be taken to stop drunk driving? 55% Say Yes 45% Say No DUI laws are not strict enough. So many people say that driving drunk us not a problem, but driving drunk kills more often than guns kill.
The only people that agree that the DUI laws are to strict are the ones that doing the drunk driving. more dramatic.Download