Essay On Cell Phones And Driving

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Cell Phones and Driving Why is this topic a problem, especially for teen drivers? Now a days, everywhere you look people have phones in their hands - playing games, texting, or calling people. But the evidence is clear that if you are driving, you can’t be focused on your phone and the road; it 's just not possible. You then become a dangerous threat to not only yourself, but to the other people who are on the road. It has now been proven that using your cell phone while driving is one of the major causes of driver distraction. Find two statistics that prove your topic is a problem for teen drivers. List the websites where these statistics were found. 56% of teenagers admit to talking on their cell phones behind the wheel, while 13% admit…show more content…
If you send text messages while driving, you are 23 times more likely to be in a crash. The goal of this movement is to save lives and show people that texting and driving is no better than drinking and driving: http://www.att.com/Common/about_us/txting_driving/att_twd_fact_sheet0512.pdf Source What is something else that can be done to help solve or alleviate this problem? (Note: This may not be something that is currently being done by another group.) There are already so many laws about texting and driving. I researched them and there was 25 pages of laws that I didn 't even get to finish reading! So if there are so many laws, how come there are still so many fatalities due to texting and driving? I think that enforcement of the laws should be stepped up a notch and police should make more traffic stops. I also think that there should be more traffic cameras on roads that are finely tuned to catch drivers who are texting. Another measure that should be taken is that the penalties for texting while driving should be dramatically increased. Using your idea about how to solve this problem, list two actions you can take that will make more people aware of this
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