Teen Texting And Driving

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Texting and Driving, Is it just teens? Most people say teens are the only ones who text and drive, but in reality many people text and drive who are no longer teenagers. Adults believe they can text and drive and that teens should not. Teens normally have more experience texting than adults. Although many people text and drive, many of them can text and drive without getting in an accident due to the advancement in technology. I am writing an essay to show how I feel about a law on texting and driving, I believe there should be a law. People are killed everyday, many people do not realize how much it distracts you, and it causes many issues between people, these are the reason why there should be a law on texting while driving in South Carolina.…show more content…
She lost control of her car clipped an oncoming car, flipped two-and-a-half times, and landed upside down in a ditch,” (Waugh). In this article “Texting and Driving” Koraza says that even when she gets a text message she feels the need to read it immediately. An article that Koraza uses in her own article says that “studies found that 21% of all reported injury crashes involved distracted driving.” Koraza also says “It is hard to resist texting while driving as it is easy to get away with.” This is showing that if there was a law in South Carolina on texting while driving, that less people would do it because they would be afraid of getting…show more content…
These issues normally involve car accidents with fatal injuries or death. A sixteen year old girl named Ashley Johnson was killed in a car accident in Asheville, North Carolina. Her father would ride with her a year after she stared driving, he says that Ashley would try and grab her phone when it would go off but he would not let her. She started driving by herself, she was on her way to work, and received a text took her eyes of the road to read it went out of the left lane crossed over the middle and hit pickup truck. The police found that Ashley received the message at 3:00 P.M., the 911 call came in at 3:02 P.M. (http://www.wltx.com/news/story.aspx?storyid=91456). Ashley’s father visits her grave every
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