Topic: Problem-Solution: Texting and driving GP: To persuade SP: To persuade my audience to not text and drive on the road CI: To persuade my audience to not text while driving by stating factors that contribute to the problem and a few possible solutions INTRODUCTION AG: According to Edgar Snyder, 11 teens die every single day due to using the cell phone while driving. CS: I have actually used my phone while driving but I was lucky and nothing happened besides me sliding off the road.
While distracted driving is a big issue in the United States, I firmly believe that the use of smartphones is one of, if not, the largest distractions Americans face today while driving. It seems that for some reason people can not wait until they are done driving, to wherever it is they are headed, to check their phone. Yes, I understand that in some situations people will have an emergency where they have to look at their phone, but in a vast majority of instances this is not the case. There are a few things that could be implemented that could persuade people to resist the urge to check their phones while driving such as banning the use of cellular devices in vehicles all together, fixing vehicles so that they cannot emit WiFi anymore, also implementing a device in vehicles that could make the inside of a vehicle a dead zone. First of all banning the use of cell phones in vehicles could be a very tricky stunt to pull off.
Although there would be negative consequences if texting while driving would be banned and you were to be caught, it is better than regretting and living with shame once a calamity were to occur because of your carelessness and stubborn self. Texting while driving should be banned to decrease these irrational happenings that could easily be avoided if only people would stop giving their attention to a cellphone instead of the road
In some states a driver can only be cited for a handheld phone violation if the driver commits another moving violation while on the phone. Is that a reasonable solution? Weighing the Issues: Do You Drive While Distracted? Even when drivers are totally focused on their driving, accidents can happen.
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
For the past year there has been a lot of car accidents, but these accidents have been caused by texting and driving. Texting or using a cell phone is very dangerous while driving. While driving, teens and adults can't resist the urge of picking up their cellphones to text or respond to one. When the driver hears a the vibrate or ring, nothing can stop them from checking their phone. As soon as the driver takes the eyes off the road there is a problem.
Texting and driving can be extremely dangerous and anything the help decrease the risk of a life threatening accident will help. Having these tips to protect the driver as well as the passenger and even the other people on the road will make a big difference on the road. There are many solution to using your phone while driving and some of them are silencing the phone while driving to avoid any temptations to respond to a text or call, turn off the phone completely, or put the phone on the trunk of the vehicle. Staying safe on the road is the name of the game so the driver and the passengers can get from point a to point b
We all see the commercials about people that get in a crash and die from using their cellphones while driving. Although most drivers feel that they are to good of drivers and that could never happen to them. Many drivers still do this without thinking of the outcome of this foolish act. Driving and using cellphone or handheld device kills many drivers each day. Some states are making it illegal to using this device while driving.
Using a cell phone while driving is dangerous and could be deadly. 1. The severity of distracted driving can range from a totaled car to devastating injuries or fatalities. Most drivers do not realize they are not only putting themselves in danger when they drive distracted. They are also endangering those around them as well.
In the United States there are about 2.5 million car crashes each year. More than half are caused by being distracted by a cell phone (Ameen). Cell phones are the biggest distraction when driving. It is also the most dangerous of all distractions, drivers trying to take their eyes off the road and drive at the same time is very dangerous and almost impossible to do. Most teen drivers admit to using their phone while driving, they know how dangerous it is yet they still chose to do it.
Every time you drive you are putting yourself and others in danger. In america we have a big problem, a problem with texting and driving. Many people do not see the danger in driving while being distracted by their cell phone. Even taking your focus off of the road for a few seconds to check a text is virtual time.
All these distraction can lead up to a collision. 1. Implementing someone to not use his or her cell phone while driving will make you a hero because you stopped someone from the possibility of getting into a car collision. 2.
Though laws have helped prevent cell phone use while operating a vehicle, cell phones still have only greatened the number of distracted driving accidents. Susan Henneberg is an author who focuses on writing about common issues in society. After hearing of a fatal distracted driving accident, she wrote of the accident, “The impact [of the crash] spun their car sideways into Shaw’s lane, and the trailing pickup truck plowed into the side of the Saturn, killing both men instantly”(Henneberg). Both of these drivers were physically hurt all because of texting and driving.
After researching, we understand that there are several positive reasons for using a phone while operating a vehicle, such as calling in an emergency, answering urgent text messages, getting the correct directions, and listening to audio that isn’t on the radio. Those positive reasons however, can have negative outcomes as well, including crashing, and being visually, manually, and cognitively distracted. While on the road, if anyone does use their cell phone for any reason while behind the wheel, it has been proven to be helpful and destructive. At the end of the day, the driver has the choice to use their cellular device while on the road, either in emergency situations or unimportant
Since the early 2000 's, cell phone related car crashes have increased in number. Talking, texting, or merely glancing at a cell phone while being behind the wheel is a dangerous distraction while going 70, 50, or even 20 miles per hour. This is why I think that driving while using a handheld cellphone should be illegal. Talking on a cellphone is just as dangerous as texing, though some motorists would disagree, saying that talking on a cellphone is not as dangerous as texting, but they are very wrong. When a driver is concentrating on a conversation, they pay less attention to what is going on around them in favor of the voice in their ear.