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His attitude doesnt make anne happy but shes learn

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she can be reported,” says Randy, “it works.” His attitude doesn’t make Anne happy, but she’s learn- ing to accept her punishment. From Mesquite, Texas, Amanda Holmes, 16, offers this advice to other teens who might be thinking about driving carelessly: “I wouldn’t rec- ommend speeding if this sticker is the punish- ment. They make your car stand out because they are bright orange like the one I have.” Cruise Control New teen driving restrictions put parents in the rear window. New teen driving restrictions put parents in the rear window. About Traffic Violations The sticker described in the article is one way to deter teens from speeding or breaking other traffic laws. With a group, think up other ways that might also be effective. Devise public service ads promot- ing one of your ideas. Include catchy headlines and create pictures that will make the ads dramatic. 730 Chapter 27 Injury Prevention and Safe Behaviors HS_HEALTH_U09_C27_CR 12/8/03 5:49 PM Page 730
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731 Chapter 27 Review 1. Advocacy. Write a letter that stresses the importance of on-the-job training for teen workers in your community. Research your local and state laws, and include them in your letter. Submit your letter to your school or local newspaper for publication. (LESSON 1) 2. Refusal Skills. Mary is excited to be invited out on a boat for a day of water- skiing and swimming. However, when she arrives at the boat, Mary learns that the driver of the boat has been drinking alcohol.What should Mary do? (LESSON 2) 3. Decision Making. Imagine that you attended a party that lasted longer than you had planned. Because your license is graduated, you are not allowed to drive your car at this time of night. Use the decision-making steps to determine what to do. (LESSON 3) 4. Practicing Healthful Behaviors. Create an informative poster on how to stay safe during severe weather events. Make your poster available to other teens in your school. (LESSON 4) Paramedic Are you interested in helping other people in emergency situations? Paramedics are trained to give immediate and skilled care to people in all types of medical emergencies. These emergencies range from car crashes, heart attacks, and drownings to helping with childbirth. Lives depend upon the quick and competent care of paramedics as they provide assistance to and transport sick or injured people. Would you like to study to be a paramedic? To enter this profession, you’ll need emergency medical training. Find out more about this and other health careers by clicking on Career Corner at health.glencoe.com. Parent Involvement Accessing Information. Learning to swim can save your life. Research recreation and water- safety programs in your community. With your parents, find out how your family can become involved in these educational pro- grams. If programs do not already exist in your community, find out how you can bring them to your community.
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