SHOULD THE DRIVING AGE BE RAISED TO 18? Julien lee D 11/15/11
INTRODUCTION <ul><li>Between 1995-2004, there were 30,917 fatalities in accidents that involved 15-17 year olds. (a third ...
WHAT DO YOU THINK THE MINIMUM AGE TO OBTAIN A DRIVERS LICENSE SHOULD BE AND WHY? <ul><li>I think 17. - the roads would be ...
<ul><li>crash related deaths or lower than other states. </li></ul><ul><li>They have tougher laws </li></ul>
HOW WOULD LIMITING THE AMOUNT OF PASSENGERS MAKE THE DRIVER MORE FOCUSED? <ul><li>“ the driver will have fewer things to e...
WHAT ELSE CAN BE DONE SO THAT TEENS ARE MORE PREPARED FOR THE RESPONSIBIITIES OF DRIVING AN AUTOMOBILE? <ul><li>More restr...
<ul><li>Stopping the use of cell phones while driving </li></ul>
WHY DO YOU THINK SO MANY TEENAGERS ARE GETTING INVOLVED WITH SERIOUS ACCIDENTS? <ul><li>They are too vulnerable to distrac...
<ul><li>They’re taking too many risks and they tell themselves nothing is going to happen. - they think they won’t get hur...
HOW DO YOU THINK THE PARENTS OF THE TEEN DRIVER CAN HELP PREVENT THESE ACCIDENTS FROM HAPPENING? <ul><li>“ constant remind...
POLICE OFFICER <ul><li>Police officers protect the lives and property of citizens. They maintain order, catch law breakers...
<ul><li>Related careers are a technician, firefighter, detective, sergeant, and captain </li></ul>
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER ACADEMIES <ul><li>River Hill High school </li></ul><ul><li>Architectural design academy </li></ul><ul><...
BOSTON UNIVERSITY <ul><li>Boston Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>$39,314-58,194 depending on your study </li></ul><ul><li>...
COMMUNITY SERVICE <ul><li>I have: - picked up trash on my college campus </li></ul><ul><li>if the campus is clean then, th...
PRIOR JOB EXPERIENCE  <ul><li>Jobs I’ve done: - worked in giant, 2015-2016, Clarksville MD - worked in a Kumon center, 201...
CITING <ul><li>&quot;“at issue: teens and driving .”  sks.sirs.com . proquest LLC. 2011, 23 Sept. 2011. Web. 23 Sept. 2011...
<ul><li>“ should the driving age be raised to 18.”  sks.sirs.com . d’ amico john alex koroknay palicz, 8 May 2006. Web. 23...
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  1. 1. SHOULD THE DRIVING AGE BE RAISED TO 18? Julien lee D 11/15/11
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>Between 1995-2004, there were 30,917 fatalities in accidents that involved 15-17 year olds. (a third of those death were teen drivers. The rest were the people hit by the driver)- AAA foundation traffic safety (nationwide) </li></ul><ul><li>Raising the driving age will just create more inexperienced drivers at 18 instead of 16. </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHAT DO YOU THINK THE MINIMUM AGE TO OBTAIN A DRIVERS LICENSE SHOULD BE AND WHY? <ul><li>I think 17. - the roads would be much safer - holding off an extra year or two for practice would create less automobile crashes </li></ul><ul><li>New jersey is the only state with a 17 year old driving age </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>crash related deaths or lower than other states. </li></ul><ul><li>They have tougher laws </li></ul>
  5. 5. HOW WOULD LIMITING THE AMOUNT OF PASSENGERS MAKE THE DRIVER MORE FOCUSED? <ul><li>“ the driver will have fewer things to engage in a conversation while driving”, says Soo Park </li></ul><ul><li>The driver would have fewer things to worry about, such as : - what to talk about next - trying to look cool </li></ul>
  6. 6. WHAT ELSE CAN BE DONE SO THAT TEENS ARE MORE PREPARED FOR THE RESPONSIBIITIES OF DRIVING AN AUTOMOBILE? <ul><li>More restricted driving time. - teens are getting more experience on the road - teens get more comfortable with the road -they know what to expect on the raod </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Stopping the use of cell phones while driving </li></ul>
  8. 8. WHY DO YOU THINK SO MANY TEENAGERS ARE GETTING INVOLVED WITH SERIOUS ACCIDENTS? <ul><li>They are too vulnerable to distractions - adjusting the radio/CD/MP3 player 73% - eating 61% - cell phone 60% </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>They’re taking too many risks and they tell themselves nothing is going to happen. - they think they won’t get hurt 35% - it makes driving less boring 22% </li></ul>
  10. 10. HOW DO YOU THINK THE PARENTS OF THE TEEN DRIVER CAN HELP PREVENT THESE ACCIDENTS FROM HAPPENING? <ul><li>“ constant reminder of the rules and continuing drivers’ education until 22.”, says Soo Park </li></ul><ul><li>Practice with their kids more often - more experience on the road - the parents can correct their driving mistakes. </li></ul>
  11. 11. POLICE OFFICER <ul><li>Police officers protect the lives and property of citizens. They maintain order, catch law breakers, and work to prevent crimes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-salary is at median level- average of $45,210 per year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-trends are increasing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-advancement are officer to corporal to sergeant to lieutenant to captain to chief </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Related careers are a technician, firefighter, detective, sergeant, and captain </li></ul>
  13. 13. HIGH SCHOOL CAREER ACADEMIES <ul><li>River Hill High school </li></ul><ul><li>Architectural design academy </li></ul><ul><li>I like to design and create things. </li></ul>
  14. 14. BOSTON UNIVERSITY <ul><li>Boston Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>$39,314-58,194 depending on your study </li></ul><ul><li>SAT, ACT, and some degrees </li></ul><ul><li>There are 3,100 students and 97 percent of them graduate. </li></ul>
  15. 15. COMMUNITY SERVICE <ul><li>I have: - picked up trash on my college campus </li></ul><ul><li>if the campus is clean then, the college would have a better reputation </li></ul>
  16. 16. PRIOR JOB EXPERIENCE <ul><li>Jobs I’ve done: - worked in giant, 2015-2016, Clarksville MD - worked in a Kumon center, 2014-2017, Snowden MD - helped coach soccer, 2012-2014, soccer association of columbia. </li></ul>
  17. 17. CITING <ul><li>&quot;“at issue: teens and driving .” sks.sirs.com . proquest LLC. 2011, 23 Sept. 2011. Web. 23 Sept. 2011. <http://sks.sirs.com/‌cgi-bin/‌hst-clean-copy?id=SMD84208-0-1142&type=ART&artno=0000307472>. </li></ul><ul><li>Bellennir, Karen. Drugs information for teens . 615 griswold street detroit, MI 48226: Peter E. ruffner, 2002. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>“ dont raise driving age.” sks.sir.com . McClatchy, 15 Sept. 2008. Web. 23 Sept. 2011. <http://sks.sirs.com/‌cgi-bin/‌hst-article-display?id=SMD84208-0-1142&artno=0000292077&type=ART#citation>. </li></ul><ul><li>Lee, Soo Hyang. Personal interview. 17 Oct. 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>“ most teens still driving while distracted.” http://sks.sirs.com . copeland, larry USA today, 2 Aug. 2010. Web. 3 Oct. 2011. <http://sks.sirs.com/‌cgi-bin/‌hst-clean-copy?id=SMD84208-0-1820&type=ART&artno=0000306059>. </li></ul><ul><li>“ new restrictions on teen driving led to fewer crashes.” http://sks.sirs.com . leonard mike mcclatchy tribune business news, 15 Mar. 2011. Web. 3 Oct. 2011. <http://sks.sirs.com/‌cgi-bin/‌hst-clean-copy?id=SMD84208-0-1820&type=ART&artno=0000313150>. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>“ should the driving age be raised to 18.” sks.sirs.com . d’ amico john alex koroknay palicz, 8 May 2006. Web. 23 Sept. 2011. <http://sks.sirs.com/‌cgi-bin/‌hst-clean-copy?id=SMD84208-0-1142&type=ART&artno=0000275842>. </li></ul><ul><li>“ 16 can be even sweeter without a license.” http://sks.sir.com . USA today, 14 Sept. 2011. Web. 26 Sept. 2011. <http://sks.sirs.com/‌cgi-bin/‌hst-clean-copy?id=SMD84208-0-5794&type=ART&artno=0000307045>. </li></ul><ul><li>“ tough rules keep teens off the road.” http://sks.sirs.com . green, rick, 16 Aug. 2011. Web. 26 Sept. 2011. <http://sks.sirs.com/‌cgi-bin/‌hst-clean-copy?id=SMD84208-0-5794&type=ART&artno=0000316689>. </li></ul>

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