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Drunk-driving, Drowsy-driving and Speeding
Drink and drive is one of the leading causes of traffic fatalities 【注意原文是指车祸traffic accident，而不是车祸死亡人数fatalities】. Many of the traffic accidents related to 【attributable to更贴切】alcohol have caused 【claimed】severe deaths and damage, sometimes the road toll figure in each case is in a fairly large number.【两个分句之间是什么关系？连接词？be in a large number是规范英文？】 Just as they say【Chinglish】: “When a man mixes drink with drive, he is likely to bring tears to his wife.”Although such tragedies caused by drunken driving have happened time and again, unfortunately some people are still heedless of the danger.The accident fatalities caused by drunk driving have not abated【有增？】. Therefore, it is necessary to devote more resources to 【应跟名词】enhance the enforcement and to impose heavier fines and punishment. More police officers 【police 即可矣】must be put on patrol at the traffic “black spots”.
People say: “Of all the traffic accidents that have occurred nine out of ten 【nine out of ten of all ...? 语法错误。Nine out of ten traffic accidents result from speeding即可】is due to driving too fast.”So it is wise to follow the rule of thumb:“Rather be late than never”【“晚做总比永远不做好”？意思完全错误】. Worrying about time, trying to show off, and seeking stimulus 【stimulus是何物? 莫非司机想做巴浦洛夫的刺激－反应实验？】are all psychological factors contributing to driving in excessive speed【语法错误：at excessive speed】. Speeding reduces the time a driver has to avoid a collision and increases the likelihood and severity of the crash. The higher the speed is, the less flexible the wheel will be. Once there is an emergency【“In an emergency”is obviously better 】, it is very difficult to maneuver. It is suggested that technological advances, such as video cameras (also known as "photo radar"), should be used more widely to target and trap 【设圈套诱捕？】aggressive, speeding drivers.
Insufficient sleep is a major cause for drowsy driving. If a driver who has slept less than 4.5 hours keeps driving for 10 hours, he is in for the highest accident probability【be in for …probability值得商榷, 建议用stand the highest chance of an accident】. Lack of sleep will make him keep yawning, rub his eyes repeatedly, and reduce the dexterity of his limbs. Therefore, sufficient sleep is very important for drivers. Sultry weather condition is highly apt to make drivers feel tired/suffer from fatigue. Statistics show that drowsy driving and drunken driving far outweigh【用法错误：outweigh意思是“比…重要”、“胜过”、“强过”；该用“outnumber”，同时要加词】, overloading and speeding, thus becoming new killers on the road.
In addition, there are many other phenomena against 【Chinglish !】traffic law and regulations, such as using cell phones behind the wheel, driving without a license, running red lights/breaking red traffic lights, tailgating, drifting from or jerking back into lanes, and driving against the traffic flow – all of these are quite common occurrences nowadays. And many drivers have a lot of in-car tech toys which can distract the driver from the road. This is also a hidden danger. Since every 【”any” is better】 safety advantage conferred by technology【made possible by new technology】 can be eroded by a driver’s irrational behavior, the key issue is thus to enhance publicity and education through outreach activities to improve drivers’personal qualities.