Exemplification Essay: Reckless Driving
Audience: Drivers of all kinds (cars, motorcycles, trucks, buses, etc.)
Tone: Informative, factual, and concerned
Thesis: Reckless drivers who cause serious road accidents should be punished severely before re-entering the roads or face the death penalty.
Pattern of Development: Exemplification
Organizational Approach: Emphatic approach
B. Factors affecting driving performance
2. Drugs, alcohol, and cell phones
Reckless driving continues to be a growing concern daily to all those who occupy the roads. Too often, we learn about unfortunate victims in vehicular accidents that could have been avoided. Many offenders are punished for traffic violations but are allowed to continue driving. Reckless drivers who cause serious road accidents should be punished severely before reentering the roads or face the death penalty.
Driving in California is a privilege, not a right. According to the DMV, teenagers as a group have more accidents than most other drivers averaging twice as many accidents as adult drivers, while driving half as many miles. Furthermore, the DMV claims that the teenage accident rate per mile is four times as great as that of adult drivers. According to California's Compulsory Financial Responsibility Law, if new or young drivers fail to have acceptable financial responsibility and have an accident, the
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