Everyday about nine people are killed and over 1000 people are injured due to texting and driving. This issue needs to be resolved quickly and as efficiently as possible. According to Barbara Ortutay in her article Texting And Driving Is An Even Bigger Problem Than Realize, “ 98 percent of motorists who own cellphones and text regularly said they were aware of the dangers, yet three-quarters of them admitted to texting while driving” (Ortutay). This is a huge issue because people are aware of the risk but believe that it is worth it. Also, it seems that the more someone looks at their phone while driving the apter they are to do it again.
To start off with, there is a huge debate on whether teens should drive at a young age. Teens shouldn 't drive at a young age because, “teens are the least likely to wear a seatbelt, and are more likely to crash, they have no emotional appeal to the reality of driving under the influence” . Teens still drive after consuming alcohol while driving. “In 2010, mostly all crashes caused by teen drivers injured 282,000 youngsters and killed for driving at a young age”. “ distraction ” is one of the main causes of wrecks.
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.
11 teens die every day with the result of texting and driving. 20% of teen drivers involved in fatal by texting and driving. Teen drivers are 4 times more likely to get into car crashes or near crashes when talking or texting on a cell phone. Texting while driving causes a 400% increase in time spent with eyes off the road. There are various findings in the paper which are supported by different research which correlates to the topic of the paper.
Have you ever lost a loved one due to those dramatic accidents? Places in the world, tons of people die from distracted driving. While there are many people you think that might not be distracted, you’ll even be in that position where an accident happens in a blink of an eye without even knowing. About 1,000 people in the U.S are injured every day. Crashes claim more lives than you think which is a big problem in the world.
B. For your information, in 2012, distracted driving was associated with 3300 deaths and 421 000 injuries in collisions in the US, there is evidence that smartphone use is rapidly contributing to these numbers based on US Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2014. II. Because of being curious, I have done some research on this issue. Even my family and friends sometimes got distracted with texting while driving.
Every driver has had at least one bad encounter with a bad driver, throughout his “driving career”. Not only are these reckless and irresponsible drivers very bothersome and annoying, but they might actually put the lives of other drivers and innocent passengers in danger. However, reporting the bad behavior of an undisciplined driver can be a daunting task, as this often requires proof – if you do not have an eye witness to testify on your behalf, then the case usually goes cold. This is where the dash cam steps in and provides the ultimate proof against bad drivers. However, the dash cam can actually be used to report a variety of drivers who do not act according to their status, when in traffic.
A study was done at Harvard, which stated that drivers who are “distracted by texting cause at least 2,600 traffic deaths a year”, (Driven to Distraction, paragraph 3). Texting can cause an extremely deadly finale. Texting causes an extreme amount of deaths that should not be happening each year. If people learned that sending a message such as “hello” to a friend could turn into a bloodbath between two cars, most people would stop texting. Half the population understands why there
The roads built in many countries, especially in the developing countries cannot accommodate the number of cars, which results in more car accidents. According to ASIRT nearly 1.3 million people die in road crashes each year, on average 3,287 deaths a day. (N/A, 2014) That is a huge number and it brings a lot of problem to the world. When a car crashes into a an object it will stop suddenly, but the person inside it will keep on
INCREASED RATE OF ROAD ACCIDENT IN MALAYSIA I) Introduction A) Hook/attention getter Road accident is a crash involving road or other vehicles, typically one that causes serious damage or injury. B) General statement Road accident is becoming more and more common in today’s society and contributes to a significant number of deaths as the result. C) Thesis statement There are three causes and two affect about the increased rate of road accident in Malaysia. II) Body A. The first causes of road accident is driver error.