Topic: Problem-Solution: Texting and driving GP: To persuade SP: To persuade my audience to not text and drive on the road CI: To persuade my audience to not text while driving by stating factors that contribute to the problem and a few possible solutions INTRODUCTION AG: According to Edgar Snyder, 11 teens die every single day due to using the cell phone while driving. CS: I have actually used my phone while driving but I was lucky and nothing happened besides me sliding off the road.
His main point in the book was the growing usage, and posed the question of how can we find a balance? He also reflected on the effects that technology has on the brain while driving, and how much it does affect someone’s driving ability. Shaw’s case exemplifies why as a country, the United States needs national texting and driving laws for balance and awareness and
According to Inkteen.com “In 2009, 5,474 lives were taken and 448,000 people got injured from car accidents from being distracted while driving, says the government.” Being able to drive may be a dream comes true, but it could easily turns into a nightmare that is never woken up from. The use of technology has grown in constant for many years, distracting people from things that are important. Texting and driving is one of the biggest problems in USA. However, not only are drivers putting themselves in danger, they’re putting passengers in their car and other drivers on the road in danger, too.
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
Unit V: Visual/PSA Argument Visual cartoons or Public Service Announcements (PSA) are types of media that persuade and inform people in a society on certain controversial topics. Texting and driving is one issue in our society that needs more attention brought to it. Technology has advanced significantly over the years, but this has increased the use of phones while driving. In a PSA called “Wait for it…It Could Save Your Life” sponsored by AT&T’s
Texting and driving can be fatal and each day over 1,000 people get hurt due to distracted drivers. I’m sure you have been driving somewhere and have seen a car accident in your lifetime. Have you ever thought about what caused the accident? Possibly it could be caused by a distracted driver.  Before you ever text and drive think about the millions of people who die every year due to texting and driving.
In this study 42 subjects participated ranging in age from 16-54. The study measured the problems created by texting while driving a real vehicle on a closed course and was measured in three different ways. Control: no texts sent or received, Writing: composing a text on their device, and Reading: driver reading a story on their device. Analysis of the collected test data showed that participant reaction times were significantly slowed when writing or reading text messages, and that writing text messages impaired the driver’s reaction times even more than reading. These tests showed slowed responses to light changes, deviations in speed and deviations in lane
Name: Davon Dower Date: April 15, 2015 Persuasive Speech Title: Texting While Driving General Purpose: to persuade Specific Purpose: To convince the audience that driving is a serious matter and it could cause risk Proposition Statement: I want to convince you all to start focusing more on driving then texting, because it can wait. INTRODUCTION: I. Attention Getter:
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. Since the issue has grown and causing more and more problems, laws need to change and become stricter to fit the new forms of
Title The Dangers of Texting and Driving General Purpose: To Persuade Specific Purpose: To Persuade my audience of the dangers of texting and driving 1. INTRODUCTION A. (Attention Getter) (Factual Illustration) How many of you think it is okay to drink and drive? Well, studies show that drivers are 4 times more likely to cause a crash while texting and driving than drinking and driving.
While you are driving and you hear a vibration from your phone, what do you do? If you are like most you will take it out and look at it. If you do this, you are putting not only yourself at risk but others to. It can cause you to swerve into the other lane and potentially hit oncoming traffic. Or even swerve into a ditch and hit a beam or go into a deep creek.
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:
Though laws have helped prevent cell phone use while operating a vehicle, cell phones still have only greatened the number of distracted driving accidents. Susan Henneberg is an author who focuses on writing about common issues in society. After hearing of a fatal distracted driving accident, she wrote of the accident, “The impact [of the crash] spun their car sideways into Shaw’s lane, and the trailing pickup truck plowed into the side of the Saturn, killing both men instantly”(Henneberg). Both of these drivers were physically hurt all because of texting and driving.
One of the greatest death causes while driving for many years was because of individuals driving under the influence of alcohol. However, alcohol is no longer the only reason why so many deaths are being caused out in the streets while driving. Society is so consumed by this one thing that even while driving it cannot wait. Those who are driving do not understand the danger they put themselves and others in when they give their attention away from the road and everything around them. This small device in the hands of people while driving has caused many deaths in our world.
I have shown how car accidents, breaking the law and setting a bad example are three negative effects of texting while driving . Using your phone in the car can risk your family, your car and your money . You can wreck your family or someone else's forever. What if texting and driving was legal what would the world be looking ke today? In my opinion texting while driving should be out lawed world