The world today is dependent on cellular devices, that even includes being attached to a phone while driving a car. Should someone be able to text while one is driving? Texting while driving is really bad and has killed many people in the world, so why is it still legal? Truthfully though laws are amazing in theory, but not everyone will follow them. Texting should be banned by the government because a law, because without one it can only go down hill.
Although being in a car crash or accident can also cause serious injuries like being paralyzed from the waist down or in a deathly coma. Therefore, texting and driving has affected the safety of drivers because of many distractions, car crashes, and injuries. First, texting and driving has affected the safety of drivers because of many distractions. Texting messaging while driving is perhaps the most dangerous distractions. Many people have been distracted from the road and the things around them because they are either checking a text message or talking to someone on the phone.
According to a recent U.S. " drivers engaged in text messaging on a cell phone are 23 times more likely to be involved in a crash or near-crash event compared with non-distracted drivers." This number can be explained by the reduced ability of the driver to analyse and react, his diminished field of vision. Consequently, cell phones increased the dangers on the road. As can be seen, using a phone while driving should be a criminal offense because it endangers people around. In conclusion, criminalization of the use of cell phone while driving is essential considering today’s reality.
General purpose: to persuade Specific purpose: to persuade my audience that the use of cellphone while driving has become a life threatening not only to the driver but also to other motorist and pedestrians. Thesis: Preview: -To discuss on how we can decrease the percentage of those who use their cell phone while driving. - To discuss the cons and the outcome of the use of cell phone while driving. A. Attention getter: B.
This small device in the hands of people while driving has caused many deaths in our world. People will always have arguments for either one side, saying that texting is more dangerous while driving or drinking. After reading the research that was made, those who are entrusted while driving might have a different insight of the impact they can cause around them if not being responsible.
Hence, it is important to identify the causes of driver distraction at the first place to develop solutions to curtail the problem. This can thus help the driver driving a vehicle to avoid performing activities that cause driver distraction and eventually lead to dangerous road accidents. With rapid advancements in technology, IVIS have gained high popularity in the automotive world. This has been identified as one of the leading causes of driver distraction . The most common potentially distracting activities include texting or talking on a cellular phone, eating, drinking, using in-vehicle technologies, talking to the other passengers in the car among a few other activities .
This seems harmless enough until the person gets in his car. His distracted mind sets him up for an accident when the unexpected happens. For example, he may fail to notice the brake lights and steering motions of traffic frantically avoiding a road obstruction. Cognitive distraction is the reason why using hands-free cell phones while driving is dangerous. While they prevent visual and manual distraction, they don 't prevent cognitive distraction.
Oprah Winfrey’s New York Times editorial essay “Dnt Txt N Drv,” explains the extreme consequences of texting while driving. In the essay Winfrey talks about people who were killed by distracted drivers sending text messages or talking on their cell phones devices while driving. She also mentioned the similarity in how texting while driving is as dangerous as driving while under the influence of alcohol. Winfrey claims some excellent points throughout her essay about the dangers of texting while driving. The truth is many of us done it and still do it.
Taking off their focus on driving gives them a higher percentage of having fatal accidents. They might crash and have injuries in some instances for every time they send mails, messages or when they receive calls. People who are involved in texting while driving on road puts other innocent people in danger. We need to inform and educate civilians about the dangers or tragedies of distracted drivers and to seek for us to identify and facilitate the Philippines’s development of legalized technology that will reduce cases of street accidents due to the drivers’ undisciplined actions while
Slow drivers are way to common. Some people at some point have had a run in with a slow driver. Even though driving slowly is not a crime, it frustrates us. The reason this paper is being written is not to bag on slow drivers, but to make slow drivers who specifically drive slow in the fast lane about the danger that them doing this can cause. I understand that some people might think, "what 's the problem
Cell Phones are a well-known source of distraction for drivers. The impairments associated with using a cell phone behind the wheel are on par with those of drunk driving, and the US National Safety Council has implicated device usage in 26% of all vehicular crashes (Bernstein & Bernstein 1). Distracted driving is a growing public safety hazard, with the number of fatal wrecks increasing each year. Research shows that there is a great need for increasing public awareness of the potential risks associated with cell phones and other devices. Due to the proliferation of text messaging, smart phones, and interactive apps; drivers are more prone to take their eyes off of the road.
Maybe when talking on the phone you 're still able to watch the road, but your focus is on who is talking to and what they 're talking about. If an argument starts, becoming upset will only cause your driving to be worse. Hundreds of accidents are caused daily by talking on the phone. Driving while emotional isn 't a good idea to begin with and adding cell phone use to the mix makes it even worse. In conclusion using cell phones while driving should be illegal in all states.
Some states are making it illegal to using this device while driving. I fully agree with this law and it should be applied in all states in the United States. This law will make driver safer and the road safe too. Although many experienced drivers feel that they can drive and be on their device at the time. However it is impossible to give your full attention to the road while on your device.
There are many risk that comes with distracted driving although not all end in a horrific results most accidents are lethal.The government realized the threat and accident percentage was rising so they are trying to ban CellPhone use while driving . Although cell phones have not been around for a very long time, they have become a key part of our lives. People use their cell phones for just about everything such as: texting, talking, social media etc. Sometimes we can even do two or more of these things at the same time. Unfortunately, people are also choosing the wrong time to be using their cellphones: while they are driving.