Admission test for the degree course in Medicine and Surgery 2013-2014

Test ministeriale in lingua inglese per l’ammissione alla facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia 2013-2014

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One in four deaths caused by road accidents involving commercial vehicles is caused by the driver falling asleep at the wheel. The problem even affects police men and women, who are now more likely to die due to driving when tired than by physical attacks. Evidence at the scene (such as tyre marks) can tell investigators how quickly the car driver braked: late breaking would indicate lack of concentration which might be caused by tiredness. The problem with this evidence is that it is not conclusive, whereas conclusive evidence can be offered for other offences such as drink driving. Which one of the following can be drawn as a conclusion of the passage above?