However, when teenagers hear about car crashes that are caused by drivers on their phones, they automatically think that this horrible car crash cannot happen to them, but it can. It can happen to everyone who are not careful and distracted easily. These rules are so important to follow if you want to be a safe and careful
Without drivers using handhelds while driving, there would be fewer crashes, people would follow the speed limit, and less people would drive recklessly. With an overall ban on cell phones driving would be overall safer. What action on a drivers handheld is worth their life? Cell phone use while driving causes 1.6 million crashes per year. The average text takes up to five seconds of a driver’s attention away from the road.
Texting and driving can be extremely dangerous and anything the help decrease the risk of a life threatening accident will help. Having these tips to protect the driver as well as the passenger and even the other people on the road will make a big difference on the road. There are many solution to using your phone while driving and some of them are silencing the phone while driving to avoid any temptations to respond to a text or call, turn off the phone completely, or put the phone on the trunk of the vehicle. Staying safe on the road is the name of the game so the driver and the passengers can get from point a to point b
Seat belts do more good than they do harm, and it is illegal to drive without wearing one. Seat belts do more good than they do harm. “According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 15,000 lives are saved each year, because drivers and their passengers were wearing seatbelts when they were in an accident (Opposing Viewpoints)”. If passengers had not been wearing a seatbelt when they got into an accident they
When driving a vehicle, one is supposed to be diligent and not be distracted to assess the condition of the road. With the widespread use of cellular devices, aka phones and texting, there has been an increase in unnecessary accidents and deaths associated with drivers being distracted by texting while driving. Since common sense is apparently not enough for people to abstain texting while driving, I believe the act should be illegal for the good of the country. One major reason is that when one is distracted by texting while driving, there can be the chance to cause the accident and have loss of life, including the drivers. Another reason, if less important, is if life is not lost in a vehicular accident, there will be some type of damage, whether vehicular or property damage, and that will
It gets me so angry when I see a parent driving and just staring into their phone liking pictures on social media and commenting on a post in Facebook with a precious baby in the backseat. Seriously.. parents like that obviously must not care about the safety of her child. As kids grow up watching their parents drive with a phone in their hand they will think its normal to do. This is wrong. The parents should be a role model and set examples so that when their kids start driving, they will understand that 's not safe.
In addition the officer informs you that you were not wearing a seat belt; you have a broken tail light; your license plate tags are expired; and you could not produce your insurance card at the time of the traffic stop. However, the officer informs you that today they will only be issuing you a ticket for the speeding if you agree to take care of these other violations on your own. You are happy to accept the speeding ticket without much verbal resistance at all. The officer says “sign here, three copies, press
What would be an appropriate response if a loved one died doing something that could have easily been prevented? Would it be best to live with grief alone and callously allow others to make the same fatal mistake? If an opportunity is presented, there is no reason to wait for another person to be hurt. Steps to prevent this loss could be to organize a petition for technology companies to include safety features built into their phone. People who have lost loved ones to speak out to other youth they may know and teach them to save themselves from the pain and sorrow that texting and driving may cause.
You just can’t slam on brakes at that speed in an instant, and just stop normally; after all, I took several safety classes and I’m confident with my driving skills. I think of the damage to my car, her car, the other drivers, and hope that we only encounter minimal damage, and that neither of us gets
People seem to not grasp the concept that texting while driving is dangerous, it does not matter the level of experience or the age. Per the National Highway Traffic Safeway Administration, talking on a cell phone causes nearly 25 percent of car crashes. That statistic directly points to the key fact that texting and driving is a key cause of most accidents on the road. Most people would be quick to the jump to the defense that these people aren’t them and they can do it better or be safer. But a study published by icebike.org refutes that as well.
We Cannot Text and Drive MLA Style Writing Prompt: In “Word to Youth: Texting, Driving Don’t Mix” Larry Copeland illustrates how dangerous it is to text and drive, and interjects the study that reveals data that shows, although people are aware this behavior is dangerous, they continue to text and drive because it is their belief they “can do it safely.” Write an essay that expository explains why individuals cannot text and drive safely. Many drivers, not just youth, hold the belief that they are capable of texting while driving in a safe manner. A 2014 telephone survey conducted by “The Center for Internet Technology Addiction”, reported surveying 1,000 drivers and found that 98% of those who text every day and drive frequently say the
We all see the commercials about people that get in a crash and die from using their cellphones while driving. Although most drivers feel that they are to good of drivers and that could never happen to them. Many drivers still do this without thinking of the outcome of this foolish act. Driving and using cellphone or handheld device kills many drivers each day. Some states are making it illegal to using this device while driving.