That is why interacting with cell phones or other communication devices while driving should be illegal. Some argue that cell phones should be allowed while a person is driving. A driver may need to dial for an ambulance or a police officer. A similar amount of car crashes will event with or without cell phone involvement. Some simply say that texting while
Driving is apart of most teens, and adults lives for many years. There are many exciting moments from getting a license to cramming as many friends in into a car (Zermike 6-7). On the other hand there are terrifying moments from being involved in a car accident, to losing your life, and your friends life. It is important for teens to realize the responsibilities that come with driving. With car crashes being the main cause of death of teen drivers, there should be restrictions to help teens have a smaller chance of being involved in an accident.
Not everyone is going to be convinced enough to have a self-driving car, so there will still be human drivers on the road. Some people would not be able to afford one, or they would get upset that it has to be shared. There are tons of things wrong with self-driving cars that would make people not want one. In the article “Google’s Driverless Cars Run Into Problem: Cars With Drivers,” the authors, Matt Richtel and Conor Dougherty say, “Since 2009, Google cars have been in 16 crashes, mostly fender-benders, and in every single case, the company says, a human was at fault,” (Line 27-28). So yes, it would be safer with self-driving cars because there would not be any humans to cause a crash.
Or even swerve into a ditch and hit a beam or go into a deep creek. Distracted driving is extremely common in youth. Kids do not understand the dangers of distracted driving. That is why I believe we should have an app on our phones, that when you get into a car the phone powers down. The risk of dying is not worth one text.
There are many companies working on self driving cars, including Honda, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, and Tesla. However, driverless cars have caused many accidents, some even end up fatal. Self driving cars are unsafe because they are at a high risk of being hacked, having an incident happen that the car cannot administer, and the cars are not predictable enough to put peoples lives in danger because of mistakes. Self driving cars are vulnerable to getting hacked. Everybody has heard of computers getting hacked, but driverless cars are basically moving computers.
Kira Johnson Eng 111-11:00 Ms. Booms December 9, 2016 Drunk Driving: Proposal The solution to resolving drunk driving is to crack down on laws already set in place and monitor repeat offenders. Drunk driving is defined as the crime of driving a vehicle with excess of alcohol is in the blood. In the current it means getting behind the wheel of a car while intoxicated and no reprimands are given just a slap of the wrist and a fine. In 2012 Kirk Camacho lost his youngest daughter to a drunk driver with a blood alcohol level well over the legal limit. While taking his daughters Bree and Kaley to school was struck on the side of his vehicle.
(driving under influence). When a person’s BAC (blood alcohol content) is over 0.08, this it is considered not safe to drive. Drivers who are drunk aren’t as focused on the road and are prone to causing more accidents. Laws should be harsher for drunk driving to decrease the number of innocent people getting killed annually. According to the US Department of Transportation, the vast majority of drivers with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of over 0.08 or above are unimpaired.
Driving is a big privilege in the united states. For the past year there has been a lot of car accidents, but these accidents have been caused by texting and driving. Texting or using a cell phone is very dangerous while driving. While driving, teens and adults can't resist the urge of picking up their cellphones to text or respond to one. When the driver hears a the vibrate or ring, nothing can stop them from checking their phone.
Though laws have helped prevent cell phone use while operating a vehicle, cell phones still have only greatened the number of distracted driving accidents. Susan Henneberg is an author who focuses on writing about common issues in society. After hearing of a fatal distracted driving accident, she wrote of the accident, “The impact [of the crash] spun their car sideways into Shaw’s lane, and the trailing pickup truck plowed into the side of the Saturn, killing both men instantly”(Henneberg). Both of these drivers were physically hurt all because of texting and driving. This crash is just one of the millions of deadly crashes caused by texting and driving that happen every year.
After researching, we understand that there are several positive reasons for using a phone while operating a vehicle, such as calling in an emergency, answering urgent text messages, getting the correct directions, and listening to audio that isn’t on the radio. Those positive reasons however, can have negative outcomes as well, including crashing, and being visually, manually, and cognitively distracted. While on the road, if anyone does use their cell phone for any reason while behind the wheel, it has been proven to be helpful and destructive. At the end of the day, the driver has the choice to use their cellular device while on the road, either in emergency situations or unimportant
Teenagers pose the biggest threat because they are constantly on their phones believing they can simultaneously text and drive. Statistics prove that eight of every ten texting accidents is caused by a teen driver. Making it illegal to use phones when driving would initially decrease this problem. Answering phone calls while driving is just as terrible if not worse than texting. Maybe when talking on the phone you 're still able to watch the road, but your focus is on who is talking to and what they 're talking about.
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.