Teenagers might have extracurricular activities or jobs but that does not mean that it 's vital to get a license. Although many people want a license, they must remember that public transportation is always available and it 's much safer for the environment as more people can be transported to different locations and there would be a decrease in congestion and car accidents. In addition, some people argue that getting your license at a young age teaches you more about responsibility but, the most important question would be, is it worth it to put your life and others in danger just to learn to be responsible or have fun? A million times no. Remember this the next time you think about getting your license at a young
Everyone can see the evidence that distracted driving exists, specifically texting and driving. The people need to recognize it. Texting and driving has caused many deaths among teens and others, and many families grieve every day, wishing that the worst action anyone can do while driving to become illegal. In the year 2009, 5,500 people died in texting and driving related accidents (Johnson, 2012). From then the numbers only go up because of the growth of technology.
He takes his nickname from his elaborated and engine-powered 1970 Pontiac GTO car. It is decided to have a race to Washington, D.C., whoever makes it from the southwest to Washington DC first will win the pink slips to both cars. It means that the winner takes the others car. Along the way, they pass through small towns ,empty landscapes and stop at non-descript diners and gas stations in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee but none of them will be able to go to Washington. While in Chevrolet, the girl, the driver and the mechanic travels together, In Pontiac GTO picks up various hitchhikers along the way.
Did you know that “distracted driving” was the 2009 word of the year according to Webster’s Dictionary? But unfortunately, this is no passing fad. Distracted driving has become a trend with deadly, real consequences. In 2009, nearly 5,500 people were killed and a half million more were injured in distracted driving crashes. For those who think they can do two things at once, think about this: According to a study by Carnegie Mellon, driving while using a cell phone reduces the amount of brain activity associated with driving by 37 percent.
If the driving age is raised, teens can be better experienced when they finally get their license. Usually, the causes of those accidents are from distracted driving, and teenagers are more likely to be distracted. Raising the driving age would give teens more time to evaluate themselves. Teens can also still get around without their license. Even though it would be more time consuming, there are plenty of transportation options available, such as a bus, a taxi, or a ride from a friend.
Did you know that there was 2,227 fatal car crashes in 2010. Most of those crashes were caused by lack of education of our the laws or not much driving experience. Some of the things that are factors are foreign drivers, teens, teaching of the[ system. Foreign, teens, and the new drivers system are a big part of this issue because they get the education needed to drive or don’t get the driving time to learn the more complex situations. For example, some situations such as a tire blowout, or losing control of the vehicle.
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.
Thinking about hurting yourself or others by reading/sending a text message isn’t worth your life. (Pathos) The National Security Council reports that, ‘’Using your cell phone while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes. Nearly 330,000 injuries occur each year from accidents caused by texting and driving,’’ (Ethos) Isn’t that so crazy to think about? While having the freedom of driving by yourself and then when you get to drive other people, you have so much responsibility. You can’t only think for yourself but for your passengers.
In Ohio there is a group called Mothers against drunk driving. This organization started on september 5, 1980. MADD has blossomed greatly through the years and has had a major impact on stopping drinking and driving. Just on average mothers against drunk driving has saved on average of 330,000 lives and still counting and that was just in 2014 so just imagine the number now. Drinking while driving not only affects the driver himself, his family and also passengers that may be riding with him and this person's family as well.
Too many people are getting DUI’s and people getting injured. I personally think that it is very wrong to drink and drive. Drunk driving kills many people each year and most of those people are kids. Most people do not get caught when they are drinking and driving. Almost 32% of accidents happen with intoxicated drivers.
There are really six main examples of distracted driving being applying makeup, eating, texting, drinking, singing, and doing drugs. According to Madd.org. Distracted driving leads to about three fourths of those deaths with texting and drinking leading to half alone. We can 't let stupid mistakes lead to that many deaths, so we need to start putting effort into changing the world. Just think, would you text and drive if you knew that every car was someone in your family?
Tracy Morgan is a comedian who got in a horrific car accident in June, 2014, when an 18-wheeler truck that was traveling over the speed limit, hit the limo that Tracy was in. Tracy explained, “People were wondering, 'Can he speak? Does he have 100-percent mental capacity? ' But the truth is I never did. I may even be a few [IQ] points higher now.” (Booker) This shows that Tracy was lucky because he lived through a crash with an 18-wheeler, but more importantly, he even says he felt better than he did before.
In today 's society, time has become on of the most precious resources. No one ever seems to have enough, and everyone looks for a way to save it. The invention of the car allowed people to get from point A to point B much faster than what was possible with a horse, and the cell phone allows us to communicate with anyone from anywhere. But, when you combine these two technological wonders, the ensuing carnage has caused some states to create laws against this pairing. These laws are a necessary evolution in our technological world, due to our slow reaction time and the human limits on our brains.