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?”.
According to the article “Driving while impaired-Alcohol and drugs” (2015) The driver of the vehicle uses their hands and eye coordination so they need that to pay attention to the road before they cause a bad accident. Alcohol could get ahold of that and make it difficult for the driver to concentrate. In the same article it says that Alcohol slows down the functions of the
Purpose Statement – Texting while driving is a serious distraction and one that could cost you your life or the lives of others. IV. Main Points (TRANSITION: Let’s begin by looking at the key points of texting while driving) BODY I. I will assure you that texting while driving doesn’t make it any safer. A. Texting takes your eyes off the road longer than any other activity that distracts you from driving. 1.
The risk of dying is not worth one text. Yet kids in today's world do not see the risks or possibilities that can come out of it. It is not as common for adults to text and drive. Adults have more experience behind the wheel in a car than the youth do. Yet most of the time when they get a text there eyes go from the road to there phone.
The study measured the problems created by texting while driving a real vehicle on a closed course and was measured in three different ways. Control: no texts sent or received, Writing: composing a text on their device, and Reading: driver reading a story on their device. Analysis of the collected test data showed that participant reaction times were significantly slowed when writing or reading text messages, and that writing text messages impaired the driver’s reaction times even more than reading. These tests showed slowed responses to light changes, deviations in speed and deviations in lane
Technology has become more and more important throughout the decades. Humans have become more and more dependent on technology in their everyday lives, primarily using technological devices, like cell phones, for communication with friends and family. Most people, especially teenagers, carry a cell phone with them for most of each day. Unfortunately, people have become so devoted to their cell phones, they would distract themselves when they are driving on the road, causing extreme damage and increasing irrelevant casualties. That is why interacting with cell phones or other communication devices while driving should be illegal.
Cell Phones and Driving Why is this topic a problem, especially for teen drivers? Now a days, everywhere you look people have phones in their hands - playing games, texting, or calling people. But the evidence is clear that if you are driving, you can’t be focused on your phone and the road; it 's just not possible. You then become a dangerous threat to not only yourself, but to the other people who are on the road. It has now been proven that using your cell phone while driving is one of the major causes of driver distraction.
While many people know cell phones can cause a distraction while driving, cell phones are only one of many distractions drivers regularly face. Here are some other driving distractions we encourage you to avoid: Getting Lost in Your Own Thoughts While driving, it is easy to start thinking about something other than driving. Planning what you are going to do when you get home, worrying about how you can resolve a problem, or thinking about something else while driving is common. Unfortunately, these thoughts take your focus away from driving. Missing an exit or forgetting to turn somewhere are only minor problems often encountered when you are driving while lost in your own thoughts.
Matt Richtel, author of “Windshield Devices Bring Distracted Driving Debate to Eye Level.” talks about a new device named Navdy that keeps us from removing our hands from the wheel so we won’t be so distracted, while still being able to see our social media updates. We can do voice commands the device and it will read to us our text messages we have received. On the surface this all sounds like it would solve many problems while multitasking and driving (par. 3, 4). However Marc E. Weksler and Babette B. Weksler explain that “Neurophysiologic correlates of distracting second tasks during simulated driving have shown by MRI that a driver listening to someone speak suffers a 37% loss in parietal lobe activation associated with significant deterioration in driving accuracy, even when a phone is not being used or dialed”(386).
Can your phone wait? Using a cell phone while driving is one of the most common causes for accidents. Statistics show that three of every five accidents is caused by a distracted driver. When driving people should be free of distractions in order to focus on where they 're going and getting there safely. Texting and answering phone calls while driving are very imminent threats to your life and others.
In this generation many teens have cellphones and glued to them. In school, at mall, and even driving, teens always have their phones no madder where they go. This could especially dangerous because most teens don 't have much experience driving. Also many teens like to go out with friends and give rides out; being on their phone while driving could very dangerous to the passengers in the car. A law banning drivers using their cellphone while operating a vehicle would make the driver and the passengers inside the car safe too.