In the link below, what is the writer’s viewpoint (main contention) in the article? State this clearly in a single...

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This article shows a strong viewpoint and the writer clearly feels the need to make others understand the urgency of the situation and the need to actually take a stand.

To summarise this text into one sentence is an interesting exercise because by summarising this way , it shows how the writer uses persuasive language to great advantage. If most of this text can be left out and the writer can still make his point it is clear that he added much emphasis in order to get his message across.

Summarised into one sentence:

Driving is a hazardous pursuit, for both passengers and drivers and it is the driver's own attitude to driving and his or her attitude to other road-users that defines how good a driver he or she will be.