Mostly car accidents happen by people who are under 21 which is a reason to raise driving to the age of 21. At that early age teens are still young and less experienced to have the licensee. Car accidents especially by teens get nervous and scared at their first days of driving. Over panicking can make them concentrate less while driving which leads to accidents. The number of Cars are also increasing by teens who are driving at early age which is against the environment which causes air pollution.
When they are 16 years old, they do not use their frequent heads so when they want to do what they want, and do not obey the law. Being careful is number one thing to drive, so teenagers may not have used their heads yet. adolescents are immature. teenagers can be easily distracted so it is very likely they caught typing driving messages or even eating while driving. In addition they are not fully developed especially the part of the frontal lobe of their brain which is the part responsible for weighing the risks and making the judgments.
As humans are attached to our phones and it’s getting extremely dangerous. According to DMV.org, Texting and driving is one of the leading causes of death for teenagers. Texting and driving overall is extremely dangerous but especially as a teen. Teen drivers are inexperienced, teens are also the most attached to technology than any other generation.
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. Yet kids in today's world do not see the risks or possibilities that can come out of it.
Teen drivers are involved in twelve percent of fatal vehicle crashes. Sixteen year old drivers are twenty times more likely to have a vehicle wreck. Teenagers usually tend to take more risks because of their emotions, stress, and peer pressure in their life. Older drivers learn how to break or ignore the pressures of life by adapting to them when driving. Some people believe that the driving age should not be raised from sixteen to eighteen.
Clearly, the government and lawmakers need to create stronger laws to eliminate all distractions that cause deadly car accidents which mainly involve teenagers. “People texting worries me more than people calling people because texting is more dangerous than talking on the phone because you can pay more attention to the road when talking than texting... a ninth- tenth grade boy stated, when you are on the phone you are not aware on what is going on” (Madden and Lenhart 2-3). Places that banned hand held phones are still having trouble enforcing the law because other individuals try to hide their phones and still be on them while driving. “18 states and the District of Columbia have passed the laws banning texting while driving” (Hanes 5).
Abstract This short report explains how influences from peers and parents about drinking and driving shape the views and behaviors of teenagers. Driving while intoxicated is risky enough as it is, but when you add new and unexperienced drivers to the mix, the situation gets even more dangerous. Certain genders and behaviors make it more likely for a teenager to drink and drive or to ride along with a drunk driver. Participants in the studies ranged from fifteen year olds to nineteen year olds from all across the United States.
Today in our fast- paced world, young people think it is a must to send a text or use a cellphone while driving. Every year our highways are introduced to new and inexperienced teenage drivers who are taking the wheel by themselves, when they become of driving age. Many do not recognize the difficulty involved in trying to drive and text or use a cell. On the other hand, some feel they have very busy schedules and texting, unfortunately while driving, is necessary to connect with others, be it loved ones or business related. Our highways are dangerous in and of themselves because of the number of vehicles and drivers on the roadways, poor roads and weather conditions, therefore adding any other distractors more than triple the dangers.
There is drinking, technology, and drug use. But there could be more that you never thought of. First of all there is drinking. Alcohol can affect you in many ways, especially when your driving because your brain isn’t able to think as well when your driving. According to the article “Driving while impaired-Alcohol and drugs” (2015)
Reckless driving and over speeding are two major causes of road accidents. Those who start driving without taking driving classes especially under the age of twenty-one usually cause as well as face a lot of trouble. Many researchers are of the view that driving age should be raised to twenty-one because before reaching the very age drivers usually overestimate their capabilities, they do reckless driving to impress their
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.
Texting and Driving A mom pulled her phone out to take a video of her little daughter dancing to a song while driving on the highway, but that moment never happened. I think that texting and driving be should stop. Texting and driving should stop because it is illegal, causes accidents and puts the passenger's lives in danger. One reason texting and driving should stop is because it's illegal.
By taking a hands off of the wheel, it can put others in danger. Some people think that driving without hands on the wheel is cool. But it is extremely dangerous to others. By the shape of the road, by how strong the wind is, if the car's tires aren’t balanced, or the car is not aligned correctly. It can pull the car to the side or the middle of the road.
Distracted driving. What do people think when they hear that? Most would say texting, but is it true? Distracted driving is anything that takes people's eyes or mind off of there driving task (“Arm Yourself with the facts.”) and (Benton). Yes, the drivers mind too, meaning anyone's music, other humans or pet, conversations, thinking, stress, etc.