Causes and effects of traffic accidents 2010Presentation Transcript
CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS CAUSES 1. CARELESS and IRRESPONSIBLE DRIVING (drunk driving / speed racing) (not checking the rear view mirror before overtakinganother car) (talking on the cell phone while driving) 2. POOR ROAD SURFACES 3. UNFAVOURABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS (SNOW, RAIN, ICE,BLACK ICE)
EFFECTS of traffic accidents 1. UNEXPECTED COLLISIONS / CAR CRASHES 2. Poor road conditions amount for a high percentage of road traffic accidentseach year including deaths. 3. Physical and financial effects/damages
Thesis Statements and Transition Paragraphs The causes of traffic accidents seem to be careless driving (1), poor road surfaces (2) and unfavourable weather conditions (3) and the effects of them are unexpected collisions (1) , road traffic accidents including deaths (2) and physical and financial losses (3). (CAUSES AND EFFECTS) Careless and irresponsible driving, poor road surfaces, and bad weather conditions appear to be the main causes of traffic accidents. (CAUSES) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- After looking at the main causes of traffic accidents, namely, negligent driving, bad roads, and severe weather, its three main effects which are unexpected crashes, fatal road accidents, and physical and financial losses are worth considering / may be considered. – TRANSITION PARAGRAPH
The causes of traffic accidents are drunk driving, poor road conditions, and unfavourable weather. (Thesis) Having looked at the three causes of traffic accidents, its effects which are unexpected crashes, deadly car accidents, and physical and financial damages may also be examined. (Transition paragraph) The major causes leading to traffic accidents are using cell phones while driving, poor road surfaces, and bad weather. (Thesis) Referring to the previously mentioned causes of traffic accidents, their detrimental effects which are unexpected collisions, inescapable deaths and physical and financial damage may be examined. (Transition Paragraph)
Topic sentences The main cause of traffic accidents is............ ....................................................................... The second cause of traffic accident is........... The final reason for traffic accidents is .......... The most talked about and a serious cause of traffic accidents nowadays is the use of cell phone while driving.
Thesis examples Traffic accidents happen because of some important factors. Traffic accidents happen because drivers are careless and negligent, the roads are unsafe and the weather conditions are threatening. Traffic accidents happen because of careless and negligent drivers, unsafe roads and threatening weather conditions.
Many accidents of young drivers result from their own mistakes. When emotionally excited many teenagers drive fast. The most talked about and a serious cause of accidents nowadays is the use of cell phone while driving. When a cell phone is used while driving, it distracts the attention of the driver from the road to elsewhere and that can cause car accidents. While using a cell phone many people tend to miss the traffic signals and not really concentrate on driving. Although the driver may be looking on the road, he can easily get distracted by the conversation. This can result in fatal accidents on the road. The process of dialing or answering the phone can make the driver lose the control of the vehicle.