Nearly 300,000 injuries are caused and created by texting and driving. Automobile accidents are a major cause of death in America. Driver inattention, which includes the use of cell phones, is the leading cause of traffic accidents of which texting while driving is considered the most dangerous part of using a cell phone. Texting and driving is always a problem people people always die or get injured. 11 teens die every day with the result of texting and driving.
Drunk driving is a serious problem that continues to take thousands of deaths each year. Too many innocent lives been lost to drunk driving. A death from drunk driving does not only affect the victim but it affects everyone around them such as family and friends. One night, one drink, one mistake is all it takes for drunk driving to take its toll. There are many solutions to prevent drunk driving, but they will only work if we put them into play.
Intro: A world-wide health problem that also affects Norway Traffic mortality is considered a worldwide health problem. Road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death in youths. It is a well-documented fact that, in many countries, young males have on average three times greater involvement in fatal road crashes than young females (Twisk, D.A., & Stacey, C. (2007). p. 250). In most countries around the world, traffic accident deaths are more common among socially disadvantaged people.
Referable to the intrusion of the traffic laws more fatalities occurred in the industrialized world among children. And these all cases took place in one half of all deaths in the 0-14 age groups, so ought to this one half of the casualties have been acquired. Pedestrian and cyclist accidents are the most common type of the accidents due to the lack of the knowledge of traffic laws (Jolly et al, 1989). The major problem of traffic is congestion and lack knowledge about traffic rules and another understanding is due to road accidents more fatalities involved in the pedestrian the ratio of over 70%, and when we speak about the past history of the London, the statistics demonstrate that three killed per day due to road crashes. In Greater London more fatalities occurred due to slow speed and speed were about 15mph (Gorman,
“An estimated 2700 young people die each year as a result of driving under the influence of alcohol and 282000 are treated in emergency rooms for injuries suffered in motor-vehicle crashes”(Ricks 1). The amount of people who were hurt in car crashes do to being on their phones while driving is more than 165 times more than people who die in car crashes due to being intoxicated. “Trends clearly show that more and more drivers use their phones texting while on the road, putting themselves and others at risk”(Gaddis 1). The numbers show how much of a risk texting and driving is. Teens nowadays overestimate
How many people get hurt and die from texting and driving? Texting and driving can be fatal and each day over 1,000 people get hurt due to distracted drivers. I’m sure you have been driving somewhere and have seen a car accident in your lifetime. Have you ever thought about what caused the accident? Possibly it could be caused by a distracted driver.
According to the data from the National Highway Traffic, in the year 2013 approximately thirty-two thousand people died as a result of fatal motor crashes in the United States while more than two million people were injured (Jester 1). These numbers have reduced over time but motor vehicle accidents are still the leading causes
Looking at the Consequences of Drunk Driving Drunk driving is becoming an increasingly large epidemic in the United States. Every day, 28 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. This is one death every 51 minutes (Department of Transportation). Along with the amounts of death climbing to devastating numbers, injuries are another negative outcome of drunk driving. Raising awareness of this danger is an easy task, however convincing drivers to comply with the law of not driving while intoxicated is more difficult.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) 1.25 million deaths occur and 20 - 50 million more people suffer non-fatal injuries every year globally due to road crashes. Nine countries account for over 60% of global road traffic deaths: Brazil, Cambodia, China, India, Kenya, Mexico, Russian Federation, Turkey and Viet Nam. The five risk factors for these road crashes are speeding, drink &driving, not wearing helmets, not wearing seat belts, distraction and not using child restraints. During these days of globalisation road crashes have emerged as a serious public health problem in the world and also in India. India has only 1 % of world vehicles population but accounts for 10% of world road crashes.