Banned While Driving

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I think that handheld devices should be banned while driving because drivers do not pay as much attention when they are using their devices. I have personally witnessed someone texting and weaving through traffic, causing other cars to get into the emergency lane to avoid getting hit. When distracted by their cell phones, people may not pay attention to stop signs, “speed limit reduced” areas, or other vehicles stopped on the side of the road. Using a handheld device is dangerous because it is a potentially deadly distraction, it is illegal, and keeps drivers unaware of their surroundings. The first reason why I think handhelds should not be used is because distracted people tend to drive horribly. For example, if a car on the
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