Adolescent Drinking and Driving
Drinking and driving is an illegal act of negligence; therefore, it is not a smart thing to do. Although driving while intoxicated is a problem of all age groups, it is especially severe for adolescents. This is not because they do not care, but that they often do not understand the serious effects of alcohol. It is a proven fact that driving under the influence of alcohol can affect people’s
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portion of accidents involving alcohol is among the highest in the world. Unfortunately, evidence suggests that alcohol use among young people is spreading. In fact, about half of junior high school students have tried alcoholic beverages. Parents and educators must do all they can to eliminate this “needless slaughter” on the highways. Parents, teachers, and students should work together to create better lines of communication concerning this issue. Children are precious; they are the future.