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Kelli Farhat Writing 120 For Cross Sake Reckless and negligent driving is very dangerous, not only for the driver, but for anyone on the road. One study shows that “ the leading cause of death for individuals between 2 and 34 years old is motor vehicle crashes.” Since automobile accidents lead to dire consequences, people believe that memorials, such as crosses or pictures, along roads should not be allowed. However, these are typically used to display a reminder of lives that have been lost. These memorials are also to remind people behind the wheel how dangerous driving can be. The question of whether memorials are a respectful reminder of lost loved ones or are a distraction for drivers on the road has been a discussion for years. A roadside memorial of a cross, a wreath, or any other special object should be placed where the grieving member feels is fit, this is where a loved one passed away as a valuable reminder to be cautious and careful when driving Seeing a roadside memorial creates a feeling of realization and awareness of a driver’s surroundings. Memorials tell the story of a person who lost their life, and if a person’s family wants to honor their lost a loved individual using one, then it should be allowed. Consciousness comes from seeing
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2010 for the course COM 440 taught by Professor Debris during the Spring '10 term at Michigan State University.

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