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Why are Sex Drives Different? - What comes to mind when male and female sex drives are mentioned. The stereotype as stated by Roy F. Baumeister (2000) would be females have a lower sex drive then males. This statement tends to be accepted by most people in society as the standard, so why would looking into this question be important. Having a “standard” can be dangerous, because not everyone fits that standard. Thus, understanding the differences can show society what is normal, and how to change the standard that is accepted....   [tags: Gender Differences, Sexuality]
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Technology Drives Design - Hypothesis: Technology Drives Design Introduction: During this assignment I will cover 3 Main research tools and methodologies for researching the topic of what drives design. I will look at other people’s opinions through a survey, a literature review on articles, and a case study on a Different Approach to design; this will allow me to see the different opinions that arise when talking about what drives design. Especially when discussing different disciplines of design. Methodologies: 1: A survey on what drives design....   [tags: methodology, 3D design, consumerism, survey]
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Culture Drives Globalization - The term ‘globalization’ did not come about till the twentieth century however the processes of globalization had been around since the era of imperial domination. “The controversy surrounding the on-going debates about globalization is whether unfettered market forces will further diverge or converge income the world over. On the one hand, proponents of globalization say it has promoted information exchange, led to a greater understanding of other cultures, raised living standards, increased purchasing power (most especially in the west) and allowed democracy to triumph over communism.” Globalization usually takes different forms and will vary in meaning depending on the individual or grou...   [tags: Globalization Essays]
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The Biological and Psychological Drives Behind Consumerism - Most of us like to think that we are reasonable, rational, and independent thinkers and actors. Thus, we believe that we have a good enough reason for our choices. However, we often erroneously buy products succumbing to strange compulsion. It is a power of consumerism. The term consumerism is defined as the tendency of people to identify strongly with products they consume, particularly of name brands and status-enhancing appeal. Then, how does the power of consumerism win over our rationality....   [tags: Psychology, marketing, business] 958 words
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Ranking of Humand Drives and Actions - Ranking of Humand Drives and Actions *Missing Works Cited* Wherever we run across a morality we find an assessment and ranking of human drives and actions. These assessments and rankings always express the needs of a community and herd: whatever profits it in the first place-and in the second and third-is also the supreme measure of the value of all individuals. By means of morality, individuals are led to be functions of the herd and to attribute value to themselves as merely functions…morality is herd instinct in the individual....   [tags: Papers] 3432 words
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What Drives Someone to Complete the Devastating Acts of Terrorism? - Since the darkest day, September 11, 2001, the citizens of The United States of America are on alert and are weary of acts of terrorism. One can turn on the television and can easily find an act of terrorism. Most recent acts are the Boston bombings or the bombings in Volgograd, and most recently the two bombings in Sochi. What drives someone to complete the devastating acts of terrorism. How can on predict, based off of antisocial behaviors, who is more likely to become a terrorist. Regardless of ethnicity, nationality, or racial background, experts agree terrorists share one common link: their childhood....   [tags: terrorism, terrorist, bin laden, 9/11]
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What Drives Public Opinion on the European Union? - 1 Once upon a Time... As the European Union (EU) has changed from an economic entity to also a political one, so has the public opinion towards the EU. While support for the EU used to prevail among its citizens, Euroskepticism has spread across Europe nowadays. This change in public attitude became most apparent when the referendum on the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe failed in the Netherlands and in France in 2005. Many studies have been conducted to understand the attitude formation towards the EU....   [tags: European Union Essays]
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Hard Drives - Hard Drives Hard drives have been around longer than you think. In 1956, I. B. M. had invented a disk storage unit that was very large but did not store a lot of data. It was twenty-four inches in diameter and could hold only five megabytes, which is the equivalent to three and one half floppy disks. Originally called “fixed disks” later became known as “hard disks” opposed to floppy disks. In 1973, I. B. M. released a hard drive that could hold seventeen and one half megabytes. In 1980 Seagate made the first five and one quarter inch hard disk....   [tags: science] 1291 words
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What Drives History? - What Drives History. "History is the Essence of Innumerable Biographies" -Thomas Carlyle What drives history. Before we answer this question, we must go deeper and answer a more important question: What is history. History is, simply, all of the events, ideas, people, and occurrences that have existed in the past. These things have been driven by one common factor: individuals. Although individuals driving history may seem like a rather simple answer, it is the only one that provides no flaws. One such individual who has driven history is Martin Luther....   [tags: European Europe History] 695 words
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Emotion Drives Attention - Following James (1890), researchers have commonly used different types of attention getters whether passive or active distractions (Oman, Flykt, Esteves). Often animals rely on active, goal driven senses to spot and avoid danger. During three separate experiments, there were many observations that were observed in were able to view the same reactions of people no matter how many variables were placed into the experiment. Many people in the world today has a deathly fear of snakes and spiders. In addition, many people do not mind matrices of flowers and mushrooms....   [tags: Psychology]
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Understanding Psychoanalysis According to Freud - Picture an elderly man sitting on an chair with pad and pen in hand listening to a patient lying on a couch recalling their dream. This elderly man is a psychoanalyst, his name, Sigmund Freud. Freud was a Psychologist who produced a theory on personality called the Psychoanalytic perspective. This perspective proposes that personality is the result of animal-like driving forces that often conflict with one another and sometimes are unconscious. All references and terminology regarding Freud are taken from Ciccarelli, S.K., & White N.J.(2013)....   [tags: dream, sexual drives, behavior]
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The Oppression of Women Drives The AIDS Epidemic in Africa - The Oppression of Women Drives The AIDS Epidemic in Africa Africa is facing a devastating crisis with respect to the AIDS epidemic, currently accounting for over 70% of the world's HIV-positive population. There are, of course, many factors that drive the explosive transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, but in the tangled web that is the epidemic in Africa, many of these issues share a common thread. The oppression of women in Africa can be considered the virus' cultural vector. Females are rendered powerless in African societies, and existing gender inequalities are largely responsible for the spread of the disease....   [tags: Disease AIDS Essays Africa Women]
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What A Food Pantry Can Do To Help Their Community. - What does the food pantry do to help their community. The local food pantry helps people who are having a financial crisis. They may have lost their job, had a medical emergency or their car may have broken down. The food pantry helps the people who are needy or who are poor and need some help getting food. People that go hungry for a long period of time will change as a person completely. More than seventy percent of people go hungry in the world. Going hungry for a certain period of time damages your mental health and physical health....   [tags: Financial Crisis, Food Drives, Food Storage]
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Emotion Drives Attention - During the three experiments there were many observations that were seen in were able to view the same reactions of people no matter how many variables were placed into the experiment. Many people in the world today have a deathly fear of snakes and spiders. In addition, many people do not mind matrices of flowers and mushrooms. Furthermore, during the experiments the researchers also used happy and sad faces and timed the reactions to those. Throughout history, scientists and researchers have been trying to capture how a person reacts too many matrices....   [tags: Psychology]
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The Terrified Leaders: How Fear Drives Power in Literature - Manipulation is the basis of power in modern day society. Using fear with in societies, powerful people rise to power. Gaining control and dominance can be done by utilizing the anxiety in the society. Similarly, readers see fear as a driving force for authority in literature. Simangele from “The Test”, Jack from Lord of the Flies, and the government in The Hunger Games all utilize the fear in their societies or groups to rise and dominate in power. The group of boys in “The Test” are afraid of Simangele’s sanguinary attitude....   [tags: manipulation, societies, control]
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Young Drivers: A Legacy of Bad Driving - Young drivers are constantly being criticized in today’s society for what is wrong with our highways and streets. Drivers between the ages of sixteen and twenty-five years old are blamed for the most accidents resulting in deaths and serious injuries. Numerous television commercials, magazine articles, and internet ads target young motorists. These ads and community service messages urge young motorists to change their bad habits and be safe while behind the wheel. But who is really to blame for those bad habits....   [tags: Inexperienced Drivers, Automobile] 709 words
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Taxi Driver, Directed by Martin Scorsese - “Taxi Driver” New York City that is depicted in Taxi Driver seems to be too real to be true. It is a place where violence runs rampant, drugs are cheap, and sex is easy. This world may be all too familiar to many that live in major metropolitan areas. But, in the film there is something interesting, and vibrant about the streets that Travis Bickle drives alone, despite the amount of danger and turmoil that overshadows everything in the nights of the city. In the film “Taxi Driver” director Martin Scorsese and writer Paul Schrader find and express a trial that many people face, the search for belonging and acceptance....   [tags: Film Films Movies Movie Taxi Driver] 1070 words
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A Career as a NASCAR Driver - NASCAR is a multibillion dollar family owned and operated sports industry. It was founded by Bill France, Sr. in 1947-48. From 1947-48 NASCAR has changed and developed throughout the years. Having a career as a NASCAR driver and racing competitively can be the best thing for a person who loves to drive fast.7 Of course, to become a driver for the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing, you would have to start from the bottom and work your way up to professional racing....   [tags: Becoming a NASCAR Driver]
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Taxi Driver and the Hollywood Renaissance - Largely influenced by the French New Wave and other international film movements, many American filmmakers in the late 1960s to 1970s sought to revolutionize Hollywood cinema in a similar way. The New Hollywood movement, also referred to as the “American New Wave” and the “Hollywood Renaissance,” defied traditional Hollywood standards and practices in countless ways, creating a more innovative and artistic style of filmmaking. Due to the advent and popularity of television, significant decrease in movie theater attendance, rising production costs, and changing tastes of American audiences, particularly in the younger generation, Hollywood studios were in a state of financial disaster....   [tags: Taxi Driver Essays, Film]
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Flash Drivers and Optical storage - Flash Drives and Optical Storage Bill Gates once said, “I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.” Flash drives and optical storage is not something people think about on a daily basis. What most people don’t realize is that a lot of times a person uses their laptop, their optical drive is helping them out tremendously. Or the report that was started at work and wasn’t finished is probably going to be brought home to finish on a flash drive....   [tags: CD, DVD, USB]
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The Risk of Senior Citizen Drivers - 16 Years of age in New York is a very special time for a teenager they wait and wait for the chance to take the road test and have the freedom to drive independently. In order for these teenagers to earn their license they must pass not only a written exam and a skills exam but also for their vision. If these skills begin to deteriorate with age, should elderly drivers’ licenses be revoked. When these elderly drives enter onto the road way with impaired senses they pose a giant threat to not only to themselves but other drivers and pedestrians as well....   [tags: Social issues, senior citizens]
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Discussion about If NASCAR Drivers are Athletes - People who have participated in racing for the past century, have never been universally accepted as athletes. The drivers, especially those in the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) prove this misconception as incorrect with their intense training and stellar performances. Drivers on social media, assert that they are athletes, contradicting other sports stars who insist that they are not. The drivers in NASCAR and all forms of racing deserve to be given the respect of their fellow athletes in other sports....   [tags: auto racing, drivers, elliot sadler]
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How to Become a Professional Racing Driver - I. Attention Getter: Ryan Newman, one of the most successful racing driver on the NASCAR grid, walked through these very corridors, sat in these very benches and considering COM 114 is an engineering degree requirement, took this very class 13 years ago before graduating as a vehicular structural engineer. II. Relating to the Audience: I believe that cars have fascinated most (if not all) of you at some point of time in your life, be it their loud growly engines, sleek looks or the sheer excitement that comes along a racing weekend....   [tags: racing driver, nascar, formula 1] 931 words
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Women Are Worse Drivers than Men Stereotype - As the United States transitioned from the self-sustaining, rural way of life known by all humans since the beginning of sapien time to a more metropolitan oriented existence, the phenomenon of the “daily commute” came into play. Since walking was no longer reasonable, and animals, faster they may be, were unruly and archaic, people’s renowned knack for innovation swerved in a mechanical direction, eventually presenting the car. The automobile, pouring black smoke and containing a myriad of innately stressful flaws, was the exact piece needed in the puzzle of industrialism....   [tags: driving skills, automobile, drivers]
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Drivers Beware - Drivers Beware For years fiery debates whether the driving age for teens should be sixteen or eighteen captured the nation. Sixteen year-olds have a legitimate argument for keeping the age where it stands, but statistics show that sixteen year olds are not responsible enough to drive, and that more practice is needed before anyone should get a driver’s license. However, from the looks of it, it seems that legislation is going to make the legal driving age eighteen. Sixteen year olds do have a valid argument as to why the age should stay where it is now....   [tags: Driving Safety ]
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Discovery-Driven Planning Analysis - The Nimsoft project plan will be derived using discovery-driven planning and by discovering what has already been discovered. Discovery-driven planning offers firms an organized approach to planning for new ventures in emerging markets. Given the uncertainty of new disruptive technology markets, discovery-driven planning drives firms to make assumptions about the organization and the emerging markets, then revise these assumptions as the market develops. Unlike conventional approaches, which focus on projections and prematurely define specific targets, discovery-driven planning focuses on meeting assumptions at key milestones and continually planning and adapting while the emerging market ev...   [tags: product competition,finance,nimsoft project]
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Drunk Driver's Don't Deserve Second Chances - When someone makes the decision to consume alcoholic beverages, it should go without saying that they should also be choosing to be a responsible drinker. Being a responsible drinker means not consuming more alcohol than their body can handle and more importantly, not getting behind the wheel of any type of vehicle after drinking. In an article written by high school student Steven Engler, he says it well; “If you choose to use it, do it responsibly, and don’t put anyone’s life in danger, including your own.” (New York Times, 2003) No matter the person’s age or the type of alcohol consumed, alcohol lowers a person’s inhibitions and ability to think clearly, while also increasing their chance...   [tags: drinkers, bad decisions, laws]
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User-Driven Techniques - (A) User-driven techniques From Figure 8, some descriptions of the techniques are follows: 1) Search engine – this technique is related with personalized Web searches and can be classified in three sub-categories : a) Menu selection – the interaction of user with a WPS is directly through menu that stated pre-defined options. For example in online shopping site where user select a product from finite list. b) Attribute search – contents recommendations delivered to a user based on syntactic of the products such as prices or features....   [tags: Information Technology] 804 words
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Comparing Crime and Punishment and Taxi Driver - Crime and Punishment and Taxi Driver He is a man whose psychological workings are dark, twisted, horrifying, and lonely. He is an absurd, anti-hero who is absolutely repulsed by his surroundings, and because he is unable to remove himself from them, he feels justified in removing other people. This profile fits Travis, portrayed by Robert DeNiro in Scorsese's film "Taxi Driver,", and Raskolnikov, the main character of Dostoevsky's novel Crime and Punishment. Their revulsion for life leads both men to commit cold-blooded murders, but the story lines contain major differences....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays] 751 words
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The Raising of the Age You Can Get Your Driver's License - Missing Works Cited The Raising of the Age You Can Get Your Driver's License Should the age to receive a driver's license be raised and, if not, should graduated licensing be instituted. This is a growing question across America as well as other countries around our globe. The percentage of teenage accidents involving automobiles is on a constant rise. Whether caused by the lack of experience or under the influence of alcohol, death has become all too common among teen motorists. This problem is not going to go away by itself; action needs to be taken....   [tags: Drivers License Papers] 2129 words
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Martin Scorsese's Film, Taxi Driver - Synopsis Vietnam veteran Travis Bicklea finds that his life has been turned upside down after returning America from the battle-field. He suffers from the insomnia and sense of isolation, which leads him to take a job as taxi-driver at night; many of his customers represent the people from the lowest class of society: prostitutes, adulterous husbands and wenchers. Since Travis has promised the cab company that he will drive anywhere, at anytime, his likelihood of seeing the best of human nature is fairly slim....   [tags: Directed by Martin Scorsese ] 2210 words
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Should the Age for Getting a License be Higher Than 16? - Throughout the past decade, the rate of teenage automobile crashes has risen. Teens have become more and more careless with their driving over the years. It may be the teens lack of experience or that they are just too young to have the responsibility of driving a car. As the years have gone by, teens have become more distracted while driving. With their cell phones buzzing uncontrollably, the music blaring, and their friends yelling in the back seat; teens are having a hard time focusing on the other drivers around them....   [tags: driving age, teen driver, driver's license]
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The Western Revisited in Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver - The Western Revisited in Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver One need only peruse his impressive filmography to realize that Martin Scorsese's corpus spans several decades and extends across as many genres. As a veteran filmmaker (and self professed cinephile) Scorsese must understand that the Western is the oldest Hollywood genre which, like all genres, is defined according to specific motifs, iconography, conventions and themes (Mast, 468). In fact, by deliberately invoking the codes and conventions of the Western to underpin Taxi Driver (1976), he demonstrates his virtuosic mastery of the genre....   [tags: Film Movie Taxi Driver Scorses Papers]
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The Coca-Cola Company: Market Based Management and Value Driven Management Strategies - Introduction The Coca-Cola Company was founded in 1892. Since its inception, the organization has seen a steady increase in its market share over the years, and to this day has operations in over 200 countries worldwide. To achieve such success in its competitive market, Coca-Cola has employed sound strategies that have helped it become among the leaders in its industry. The Coca-Cola Company utilizes Market Based Management (MBM) techniques as well as Value Driven Management (VDM) techniques within the organization and in its market to help the firm sustain its stronghold of the market....   [tags: MBM & VDM Strategies]
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The Behavioral Impact of Drinking and Driving Laws by Bertelli and Richardson Jr. - A few years ago, my family and I had a drunk driver crash through our front yard. This person tore up grass, destroyed pine tree, and broke numerous lawn ornaments. Less than twenty minutes before this drunk driver went through our yard, my mom and I had been walking our dogs, and if the drunk driver had gone through any earlier, my mom and I both would have been hit. This driver also destroyed a garbage barrel, and almost slammed into an electrical pole. In a way, the drunk driver had been lucky when he went through our yard, especially when we had just taken a gigantic walnut tree out of our yard two or three years prior....   [tags: car insurance, drunk drivers]
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Continuing Education: Market Driven or Student Centered? - Continuing Education: Market Driven or Student Centered. One enduring controversy in continuing education is whether programs should be market driven. The controversy has some connection with the pervasive image of the marginality of continuing education in higher education as well as the concept that continuing education programs must be self-sustaining. As Edelson (1991) says, "This principle of having to pay its own way is the single most distinguishing feature of American continuing education today" (p....   [tags: School Education Learning Essays]
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New Legislation Regarding Drunk Driving - New legislation regarding drunk driving is constantly being drawn up, debated, and passed in the United States. Many states are working to make the penalties for drunk driving much harsher, especially for repeat offenders (Xavier). Currently, in every state, the minimum punishment for convicted drunk drivers involves the automatic loss of their licenses for a period of time determined by the state (Xavier). An offender’s driver’s license should be automatically suspended or revoked after a drunk driving conviction and subsequently do away with the possibility of an implied consent hearing....   [tags: alcohol, drugs, penalties, driver's license]
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Driving WIth Cell Phones - Driving with Cell Phones Sitting in a car at a red light can be an illuminating experience. While waiting for the light to turn green, observe the cars that drive by. Notice a trend. Many of the drivers who pass are as interested in their cell phone conversations as they are their driving. Thousands of Americans die every year from cell phone-related car accidents. Cell phones have become essential in today’s society because they are very convenient, relatively inexpensive, and effective. People are using them in all sorts of places—schools, stores, and even the workplace....   [tags: driver's education, traffick safety administration]
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Driven Into Depression - Driven Into Depression The central issue of every story is conflict. Conflict is what makes literature interesting. There are six types of conflict throughout literature. Some conflicts are external and some are internal. The foundation for external conflict is “Man versus Man”. This type of conflict involves one character against another character, and can be caused for many different reasons including religious, moral, and social differences. Sylvia Plath uses “Man versus Man” conflict many times throughout her novel, The Bell Jar, as the main character falls into depression as a result of the characters around her....   [tags: The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath, conflict]
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A New Generation of Teenage Drivers - A new generation of teenage drivers embark on the open road every year. With this new generation of teenage drivers comes a set of skills and responsibilities that the adolescent drivers are going to have to learn. Operating a motor vehicle is a task that requires an immense amount of skill, responsibility, and knowledge, and the process of obtaining a license in Indiana should be more difficult. With more rigorous and time consuming driver’s education courses, harder licensing exams, and a stronger presence of parents in the early months of holding a driver’s license, the number of teen deaths related to motor vehicles would not be as astronomical as it is today....   [tags: Road, Accidents, Skills, Responsibilities]
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What Type of Driver Are You? - As I make a typical trip across town to the store, I experience a variety of drivers along the way. I will most certainly get cut off once or twice by those in a bigger hurry, and should a slower driver be out and about, I will definitely get behind them. I believe we each have our own driving styles and that our driving styles change as we age. Through my own personal observations and years of driving experience, I have labeled and categorized the three driving styles I believe to be most common in America....   [tags: driving, style, behavior, habits, age, experience]
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The Dangers of Distracted Drivers - Did you know that most wrecks today are caused by distracted drivers. Although, using cell phones are banned while driving, people still use them illegally, causing many wrecks. There are many ways to be considered as a distracted driver, such as texting, using a cell phone, talking to others in the car, grooming, watching a video, adjusting car settings, eating and/or drinking, and reading maps or books. How has texting impacted the number of wrecks in the United States. “The government says that 3,092 people died in one year in “distractions- affected” crashes, a newly refined measurement meant to tally effect of texting, phoning or simply answering a cell while driving....   [tags: texting while driving]
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HIV and Indian Automobile Drivers - India has the population of 1.21 billion people - one sixth of the world's population, and is currently home to 6 million drivers and 2.27 million people living with HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome).1-3 The automobile driver professionals were reported to be playing an important role in the transmission and acquisition of HIV, since the transport operators work lengthy hours away from his spouse which makes them vulnerable to HIV infection mainly owing to risky behaviour and unprotected sex.4 Although there is limited evidence on the direct association between transport personal and HIV infection, it is well-known that the HIV infection is indirectly...   [tags: Diseases/Disorders]
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Driver's License for the Unodumented - The United States has found that there is approximately 13 million illegal immigrants residing within its borders and that number is predicted to rise with the years to come. Although there is no definite number; there is a great chance that more than half of these 13 million illegal immigrants drive illegally in the United States. This means that there are more than six million drivers on the roads who are not educated on American traffic laws, who are not registered on the government database, and who have no insurance to cover their accidents....   [tags: illegal immigration, licensing aliens]
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Motorcycle Drivers and Helmets - As a motorcycle rider I know first-hand the importance of wearing helmets, not only for the driver but the passengers too. Last august I was in a motorcycle accident just down the road from my house. Not only have I been riding motorcycles for the past six years, but I have also had multiple safety driving courses from college and military. I never thought I would get into an accident especially just down the road from my house. I was driving at the speed limit and I had the right away when a woman pulled out in front of me and nearly took my life....   [tags: accident, negligence, injury, death, law, fatality]
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Communication Skill Driver of Success - S. Guerrero Mr. Rear English IV, Period 3 6 December 2013 Communication Skill Diver of success In the digital age, technology advance faster than ever before. While human interaction replace with use: of text messaging, email and other form of media. Losing treasure human communication skills that have allowed mankind survive all endeavors. Human communication skills require through life. Essential in, the cooperation with people. Making people to like you rather become hateful. Improving productivity among fellow peers and co-worker....   [tags: human relation, leadership, human skills]
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Driven to Distraction by Technology - The past two decades have overwhelmed the human experience with technology, along with all its distractions. The direct relationship between the mind and the body’s ability to adjust from these distractions can be extremely difficult .Further research has shown that it has become an addiction for many. Technology has significantly improved our lives as a whole through experiences such as Global Positioning System (GPS), cell phones and social networking allowing us to communicate with different people around the world....   [tags: Pros and Cons of Technology]
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Drunk Drivers - Driving a vehicle is a huge responsibility, and can be dangerous for anyone who is careless on the road. That danger increases as drivers attempt to drive either intoxicated or drunk. Blood alcohol concentration, also known as BAC, is the amount of alcohol in the blood of one’s system, and is used as a measure of degree of intoxication in an individual (answers.com). In the United States it is illegal per se, to drive with a BAC of .08 for all drivers who are 21 and older (nhtsa.gov). As the blood alcohol concentration increases, the risk of car accidents, highway injuries, and vehicular deaths also increase....   [tags: Traffic Safety]
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Elderly Drivers - “An eighty-six year old man killed ten people and injured more than seventy when he drove his Buick into a crowded farmers market in California. In Florida, an eighty-four year old woman drove her car through a window of a Sears and into a cash register and employee” (Murphy). Sadly enough, instances like these are becoming more and more prevalent and require immediate action. It is imperative that a more comprehensive approach be taken when deciding the competence of elderly drivers. Laws must be put into action to mandate and administer testing and re-examining of the skills and eligibility of this group....   [tags: Driving Safety ]
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