Many distractions are cause on the road; however texting while driving is one of the most dangerous distractions that can happen on the road. Just from taking their eyes of the road for a few seconds people can cause many deathly car crashes and accidents while texting messaging, Although texting and driving can also cause many serious injuries to someon love one, they can either bleed to death or have a concoction. Texting and driving can leave little kids without their parents. Therefore people should not text and drive because they can affected someone live forever without even knowing they
Antivirus also analyses all incoming and outgoing requests and pass only legitimate requests. Step 06: Connect your phone only with trusted Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi networks that are not secure may allow a hacker to incept your data when you are online. When you need to do the online transactions through online banking always prefer your personal network source instead of public Wi-Fi . Step 07: Avoid leaving your phone alone in public places.
“The rate of crashes, fatal and nonfatal, per mile driven for 16-year-old drivers is almost 10 times the rate for drivers ages 30 to 59” (CBS/AP). This high accident rate is due largely because of the underdevelopment of the teenage brain. An article in the Chicago Tribune says that “ The front portion of the brain—which includes control of impulses, judgment and decision-making, and the coordination of multi-tasking—matures deep into the 20s” (Chicago Tribune). So why are we
Like when the girl heard a ding she immediately was drawn to that text or like. So when u here that ding ask yourself is it really worth it? https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-teen-driving Did you know that a lot of teens die from vehicle accident? In 2012, 54 percent of the deaths of teenage passengers in
I am a victim to texting while driving but nothing is being done to prevent it in teenagers and young adults. Florida to be specific does not do enough to protect people against distracted driving. The law has been established as a secondary offense instead of being a primary offense. The law only states that drivers must not be caught doing something illegal, like running a red light or swerving across the road, or they will face the penalty of a $30 fine. Followed by the counterclaim of while there is always the option of Florida raising the fine or considering that this offense shouldn’t be secondary, people who are inside of a vehicle also need to reconsider what they are doing while operating heavy machinery.
According to a study performed by AT&T, 43% of teens have confessed to texting while driving. As for adults 41% text and drive daily because it made them feel more productive and connected (Beck, Zuckman, Thomas, 2012). As shown in figure 1 below Figure 1 AT&T Teen Driving Survey, 2012 According to statistics, 10% of all drivers ages 15 to 19 years old involved in fatal crashes were reported as distracted drivers at the time of the crash; this age group is the largest proportion of drivers who were driving distracted at the time of the crash. The problem is very real and is purported to exceed the dangers of drunk driving
In the essay, “Turn Car On; Turn Phone Off”, we see research done at Harvard University shows that distracted drivers on cell phones cause roughly 2,600 fatalities crashed each year and 570,000 accidents. (115) Distracted driving is driving while doing another activity, thus having your attention taken away from the task at hand, which is driving. While there could potentially be several types of distractions that could occur while driving, texting causes you to take your eyes off the road, remove your hands from the steering wheel and it takes your mind off the road. Drivers who text and drive put their lives and the lives of others on the road at risk for injury and even death. While more and more drivers are multitasking through their day, we are made aware how more education and resources are needed to help solve this growing epidemic.
C. Solution: influencing and convincing people to not use their cell phone while driving to decrease or have zero deaths or injuries each year in car collisions caused by cell phone use. • Some do not realize that the use of cell phone while driving can distract you in many ways ➢ While driving there are three main types of distraction visual, manual, cognitive. Taking your eyes of the road is visual distracting for example looking at your phone. Taking your hand of the wheel is manual distraction for example having your phone in hand and not on the wheel. Lastly taking your mind off the road is cognitive distraction for example conversation on the phone while driving.
Most cases are due to using mobile phones while driving. Talking to someone on the phone while driving, pushing them to the situation that they lose focus on driving on the road. They might not even able to hear the sound of the horn while driving. Well, we really have a law for some motorists from texting while driving. But the question is, “ Is it really going to be easy to enforce this law here in our country?”.
We are a society that has become so accustomed to having our cell phones with us at all times, and do not realize the dangers presented to ourselves and others around us. Especially while driving and manipulating a cell phone. We are not aware of the dangers we create for ourselves, passengers and other drivers. We all have experienced what it is like to be behind a driver who is texting on their cell phone. You are driving in heavy, trying to get to or from your destination.
Speaker: Hi, My name is Emerson Curran. I am a part of a program called “Don’t Text and Drive. You can go from LOL to TTYL in an instant.” This is a public service announcement to promote and hopefully convince adolescents and teens to stop texting while driving. Did you know that 341,000 accidents were caused due to texting in driving? Also every day in the United States nine people are killed in accidents that involve texting while driving.
Driving While Distracted 1. Is it fair that in some states, a ban on texting while driving only applies to drivers under a certain age? 2. Should the use of all handheld devices, including just talking on the phone, be banned completely while driving? 3.
“In 2013, there were a total of 30,057 fatal crashes in the United States that involved 44,574 drivers. As a result of those fatal crashes, almost 32,719 people were killed.” Almost half of distracted driving crashes are rear end crashes which then results in hitting more cars and making those cars go out of control ending in either hitting innocent people or more cars. There are many things the Federal government and the states are doing to prevent this thing from happening. Such as “many states are banning texting while driving, or using graduated driver licensing systems for teen drivers, to help raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and to keep it from occurring.” Also on “September 30, the President issued an executive order prohibiting Federal Employees from texting while driving on Government business or with Government equipment.” I feel as though the government should do some more to prevent teens from using cell phones while driving. It’s not just texting but messing with music, talking on the phone, or even talking to Siri can end in some innocent person getting hurt, all because someone wasn 't paying attention to the road for a split
Imagine a person takes your phone and starts going through your photos, messages, notes, and emails. People have private information in their cell phones which they don’t want people to look at. Law enforcements today are taking phones and search them without a warrant when they are arrested. The federal government is able to know where you are located just by easily tracking your phone. There are people who think it’s a great idea because police and catch criminals easier.
Her head was stuck in the window, but it wasn 't connected to her body. Kate sat there crying for about twenty minutes wondering how that happened. Finally, after she stopped shaking, kate called 911. As she was hopping into the ambulance, she thought she saw the body bag twitch but she just kept going. The ambulance took her to the hospital and it turns out, she was so frantic and had so much adrenaline that she didn 't even notice her broken leg and broken nose.