Nobody could have failed to notice the fact that drunken driving has been a grave proble m with which we are confronted. Generally speaking, there are several reasons accounting for /behind t
his phenomenon. Firstly, recent decades have witnessed the rapid developmen t of people’s living standards. As a result, cars gained ever-increasing popularity and have found their way into our everyday life. Secondly, people participate in more activities or banquets than ever before, where they will drink liquor/strong wine. Then, they may get drunk but continue to drive.
Drunken driving is bound to generate severe consequence if we keep turning a blind eye to it. Firs and foremost, this behavior will directly threaten the safety of drivers, pass engers and pedestrians/goers, resulting in traffic accidents, injuries and even deaths. Beside s, treating the injured and repairing broken cars mean a grievous waste of money, time an d resources. Last but not least, this irresponsible driving will make the road a nightmare, and thus, it will causes serious losses of faith in governments and the society.
In view of the seriousness of this problem, effective measures must be taken before t hings get worse. First, it is essential that the supervisory role of laws and regulations sho uld be strengthened to punish those performing drunken driving. Secondly, the public, espe cially drivers, should enhance their awareness of public safety. With stringent laws and ale rt public, it will only a matter of time for drunken driving to become things of past.