Anyone who drives would more than likely admit to being distracted while driving. Many forms of distraction exist while driving. The most common forms include texting while driving, focusing the mind on something else, and talking with others in the car. The distractions people take part in create many serious problems like death. People do not realize that the smallest distractions can result in a life changing event.
Delivered 3:23 P.M. Ever since I was involved in a life-threatening car crash, I have increased my awareness and interest in driving as safe as possible. Most people in today’s society are exposed to the dangers of distracted driving, specifically texting; however, they continue to do it, even though the odds are against them. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration stated that one in every four car accidents are caused by texting and driving. To resist my own impulses, I turn my phone on do not disturb while driving.
If always active and ready to trigger it makes it less likely that we will stop searching for new information. She also explains that when we are satisfied with what we have found that isn’t always enough because we will always want more than what we are currently satisfied with (pars. 5, 6). This process makes it very difficult to ignore social media, so when we receive a notification while driving we are just unable to ignore our phones because our brain has the dopamine system active. It’s much easier to put our phones on silent while driving so we won’t hear our notifications that instantly draws our eyes from the road to our
People need to understand that distracted driving still causes major problems. Driving while distracted can cause a lot of damage mentally and physically. There are many different forms of distractions. Texting, other passengers, drinking, eating, and music can all be considered distractions while
Have you ever picked up your phone while driving or have you ever seen your parents use there phone while driving? Distracted driving is very dangerous it can lead to many avoidable situations. Their is also laws about distracted driving but people still break all those laws without thinking of the consequences. Their isn’t just one type of distracted driving but there is many, and not everyone is interested in learning of them when they could save you from getting tickets. Distracted driving is a very big problem that causes pain to many people.
Imagine driving the entire length of a football field at a speed of 55 miles per hour with your eyes closed. That is the equivalent of sending or reading a text that takes your eyes off the road for 5 seconds. While it may seem very minor to take your focus off of the road for only a matter of seconds, the consequences of distracted driving can result in devastating injuries or possibly even death. Distracted driving can range anywhere from texting, eating, putting on makeup, or even daydreaming. When a person is distracted while driving, it can not only harm themself, it also puts the other people in the car and other vehicles and pedestrians around them in danger.
Taking off their focus on driving gives them a higher percentage of having fatal accidents. They might crash and have injuries in some instances for every time they send mails, messages or when they receive calls. People who are involved in texting while driving on road puts other innocent people in danger. We need to inform and educate civilians about the dangers or tragedies of distracted drivers and to seek for us to identify and facilitate the Philippines’s development of legalized technology that will reduce cases of street accidents due to the drivers’ undisciplined actions while
In the United States, distracted driving is an issue. It doesn’t always have to be texting like many people think. Accidents can happen in a matter of seconds while one is looking on their mobile device. I chose to analyze this argument because it is something I am very concerned with. In January of this year, my uncle was killed in a car accident.
Distracted driving is a problem of epidemic proportions. Thousands die every year in accidents attributed to distracted driving. There are many ways to be distracted behind the wheel - answering a phone call, sending a text message, paying too much attention to passengers, or playing with the radio. One distraction many drivers take for granted is the need to use the restroom. Experts say, however, that needing to use the bathroom can be as dangerous of a distraction as any other.
Although, it may sound like a common sense trait to put your phone down and look both ways before crossing a street, some others have not thought that way. Darren Calabrese the author of “Should texting while walking be banned?” stated that, “ Transport Canada reports an average of 33 percent of pedestrians killed on roadways are deemed at-fault for crashes, for reasons like failing to make eye contact with others or assuming motorists will stop for them.” The number of the average amount of people that have died if ludicrous and extremely out of hand. This shows how people pay show much attention to their own cellar device that they can’t look up for just one second to cross a busy road. Since many people are failing to put their phone down and dying because of that, shows that distracted walking should definitely be illegal for the sake of our