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09/08/2019

What to write about in this 10 page paper?(because of traffic ticket)?

QUESTION
What to write about in this 10 page paper?(because of traffic ticket)?
I recently went to court for a traffic ticket, im 17 and the judge told me to write a ten page paper about the crosses on the side of the road and what they mean to me.. I have 3 pages so far but i made it more about driving safety. but now im stuck and i need some help? any advice on where else i should go with this or any useful websites?
thanks.

ANSWER
Make it personal. The crosses on the side of the road are usually there because someone died there. How would you feel if you’re (reckless driving, speeding, insert offense here) had killed somebody – say a 10 year old child on his way home from school. Would you be sad, would you feel guilty? What would you say to the child’s parents, if you could bear to face them? Could you bear to face them? . If you could go back in time and stop that from happening what would you tell yourself?

Remember, where you see crosses at the side of the road is often a place where a very real life actually ended prematurely – most often because of a traffic accident; and most accidents involve someone acting irresponsibly. How do you feel when you see a memorial for someone who died needlessly – just because someone decided to show off/talk on a cell while driving/drive intoxicated? Does it make you sad? frustrated? angry? What if the victim was someone you knew – how might you feel then?

I hope this gives you some things to consider in your essay.