When looking left or right is not anymore safe.

Written by Florie Lyn Masarate

Take a look at this scene: A woman crossingrepparttar street, looking to her left then to her right. She was on her way crossingrepparttar 146076 street, when a car, careening at top speed downrepparttar 146077 street, hit her then went on its way, leavingrepparttar 146078 blooded woman sprawled onrepparttar 146079 street, dead. Or this: A man hastily crossingrepparttar 146080 street suddenly slipped and fell, inrepparttar 146081 way of an incoming vehicle. He got hit, went flying a few feet, then landed, battered but alive, onrepparttar 146082 pavement, whilerepparttar 146083 driver ofrepparttar 146084 vehicle rushed over and try to get help… These two scenarios are just some examples of accidents that happen simply by crossingrepparttar 146085 street. This is what is called pedestrian accidents. Road accidents involving pedestrians account for more deaths and casualties inrepparttar 146086 streets worldwide. In most cases, these pedestrians end up dead or suffering serious injuries and damage when they get into this kind of accident. Negligent and dangerous drivers arerepparttar 146087 most commonly pointed causes of these accidents. The victims either get hospitalization and money benefits arerepparttar 146088 usual claimsrepparttar 146089 victim gets. Sometimes these are not enough to sustain for them. The most common casualties endured in these accidents are brain injuries, bone fractures, paralysis and coma and not to mention, death. Some pedestrians blame themselves for getting intorepparttar 146090 accident inrepparttar 146091 first place. They feel that it was their fault that they got hit byrepparttar 146092 vehicle. This isrepparttar 146093 usual reaction thatrepparttar 146094 victims have because they do not want any further questions about what had happened. Some are even willing to just settle for an amount agreed by both parties.

Sober drivers, not!

Written by Florie Lyn Masarate

Alcohol has always been a problem in society then and now. Its negative and drastic effects are attributing to accidents and other misconducts that people under its spell are getting into. What would happen if you combine this with driving? You would get disaster in caps. Drivers are always been warned against drinking and driving or vice versa. Media played its role inrepparttar campaign agent drunk driving. They show advertisements to emphasize their points. Films were done regarding what happens and what may happen. And real life footages of events involving accidentsrepparttar 146075 result of drunk driving. The internet takes on inrepparttar 146076 action, posting articles regarding this, putting pictures too to state their point in pictures. Still,repparttar 146077 numbers remain. Drunk driving is still rampant. Reports have shown that inrepparttar 146078 United States alone, 17,000 people, in a year, are killed in drunk driving and more than 250,000 injured. When driving, drivers are given full responsibility for whatever their actions may result to. Oftentimes, many innocent people’s lives are taken away by these accidents. It is disconcerting to note that they arerepparttar 146079 victims of another person’s irresponsible doing. Steps have already been made on how to solve this problem. Communities are given awareness in preventing such situations and promotingrepparttar 146080 decrease inrepparttar 146081 number of cases. Police are also given assignments to be on alert for any possible signs of drunk driving, acting before an accident can happen. Punishments are becoming more and more severe in an attempt to somehow minimize these cases. It can be noted thatrepparttar 146082 cases of drunk driving have lessened fromrepparttar 146083 time that people have been doing more preventive measures. Posting more awareness and know how also helped.

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