Many distractions are cause on the road; however texting while driving is one of the most dangerous distractions that can happen on the road. Just from taking their eyes of the road for a few seconds people can cause many deathly car crashes and accidents while texting messaging, Although texting and driving can also cause many serious injuries to someon love one, they can either bleed to death or have a concoction. Texting and driving can leave little kids without their parents. Therefore people should not text and drive because they can affected someone live forever without even knowing they
As humans are attached to our phones and it’s getting extremely dangerous. According to DMV.org, Texting and driving is one of the leading causes of death for teenagers. Texting and driving overall is extremely dangerous but especially as a teen. Teen drivers are inexperienced, teens are also the most attached to technology than any other generation. It’s extremely easy for a teen to look away from the road for five seconds to send a text to their friend saying that they are on their way, but what’s not easy is being the friend on the other side of the phone receiving the text, but their friend never makes it to their house because they got into a car accident, and either died or have severe injuries because in that moment sending the text was more important than arriving to the friends house safely.
Teens can wreck because they do not understand certain rules of the road. One can listen to music too loudly and not watch what they are doing. Responsibility becomes absolutely important when one owns and drives a car. Most teens get into accidents because we are not that experienced in driving. However, I believe 16-year-olds are responsible enough to drive.
So that 24% could cause deaths, crashes and injuries. All those updates and advances in aren’t in everyone’s budget and not everyone can get them or has them so suing your phone isn’t worth taking all those risks. As you now know distracted driving is a very big risk to take. Distracted driving is dangerous and leads to many deaths and all those laws are there to protect you but people just don’t follow them also all those types of distraction are equally as dangerous as just texting while driving. This topic is very controversial because not everyone agrees but all those risks you take while driving can be avoided and not using your phone while driving can save lives.
Youngsters, specifically boys like to overestimate in the street their capacity to show-off by speeding, and drifting. In this way, they cause the people who are driving in the highway because they distract the people, and they cannot focus in the way. In the article “Should the legal driving age be raised?” the author shows that around 27% of adolescent male drivers smash within their beginning year of having a license. This may be true; however people who are interested in drifting and racing have a specific place to put their interests in there. Also, in the freeway people who are over speeding, they have an alone way to drive.
(Statistic) Texting while driving creates a crash risk 23 times greater that undistracted driving. (Dreschel, 2014) b. Texting while driving not only threatens your life, but also everyone else on the road. c. (Statistic) Eleven percent of drivers aged 18 to 20 who were involved in an automobile accident and survived admitted, they were sending or receiving texts when they crashed. (Smith, 2014) d. (Fact) (statistic) Nearly half of US high school students aged ≥16 years old report texting while driving during the past 30 days. (O'Malley, 2013) e. (Fact) The ability to stop a car at 35mph when drinking and driving is an additional 4 feet, when texting it’s an additional 25 feet.
For this project, I chose texting while driving. While we all do it, it is one of the most dangerous (restatement of key words) things we can do while driving. Researching this topic has made me realize just how dangerous it is. I will be talking about how seeing a text can distract you easily, can cause you to get in a wreck, or worse kill someone, and that it is illegal. I am guilty of being distracted while driving.
Some people don’t wanna benefited because being broken gets them attention. There are three reasons why. teenagers are not careless and also do not think about their consequences are a lack of failure, learning experiences, and tennagers listen a lot. The first reason on why tennagers are not careless is lack of failure. In the news there are always people talking about teenagers and about what they do and how they act.
First of all, the real threat to the driver is the temptations and distractions that happen in the vehicle. Karen Sternheimer says, "The intense focus on teens diverts our attention from the real threats to public safety: speeding and driving while intoxicated" (CBS). Karen Sternheimer is a University of Southern California sociologist who studies accident. She’s saying that people just focus on the new driver who crashes, not on the drunk or speeding driver who crashes. James McKnight study referenced in the Journal of Accident Analysis and Prevention.
Statistics show that sixteen-year-old drivers are more likely to be involved in an accident than any other age. The crash rate is very high. How do we educate our teenage drivers on how to drive safer? Spread the word. Passing laws that requires a teen to learn how to be safer behind the wheel of car is a good way start.