Examples Of Persuasive Speech On Texting While Driving

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Name: Davon Dower
Date: April 15, 2015
Persuasive Speech

Title: Texting While Driving
General Purpose: to persuade
Specific Purpose: To convince the audience that driving is a serious matter and it could cause risk
Proposition Statement: I want to convince you all to start focusing more on driving then texting, because it can wait.

INTRODUCTION:
I. Attention Getter: Do you ever text while driving? Is it really worth it?
II. Credibility Statement: I researched and found stories of information about teens and adults getting killed using cell phones without looking on the road. I have a lot against people who take their eyes off the road just for a text that’s not emergences or important.
III. 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. It makes all drivers 23 times more likely to be involved in an accident. 2. It is estimated that at least 23% of all car accidents each year involve cell phone use , that’s 1.3 million crashes. 3. Taking your eyes off

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