Persuasive Essay On Texting And Driving

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Teens are at greater risk of accidents than those licensed later. In the United States, only the oldest drivers drive less then do teenagers. Nonetheless, Teens have a disproportionately high rate of accidents and fatalities while driving. Responding to evidence of high driving risks involving teens, more states are increasingly adding more restrictions on how and when teens drive, and who can ride with them. Teens have more trouble multitasking than adults. Cell phones are a particular problem - using cell phones detaches a person and their thoughts from what is immediately around them, effectively placing their mind elsewhere. Talking to friends, texting and using the radio are especially dangerous. In 2007, 61 percent of the 4000 teens who

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