It is done well the way the authors explain certain materials in their articles, having us think and question more than one of their claims. In database one the counterpoint article by Gaddis, mentioned that an enormous amount of citizens that are driving on the roads are unaware of the laws for distracted driving. This puts them and everyone around them in an unsafe situation. The government on the other hand has to stop thinking twice about the hands on technology for vehicles. They might think that many are not using it but there is many of us who are that do not want to cause any harm to
What is FOMO? It is the “fear of missing out,” which in the article, “Texting While Walking Isn’t Funny,” is common among mobile users. Geoffrey Fowler explains how people have put themselves in increasingly more danger from 2006 to 2014 by staring at their phones. In the end, Fowler suggests that a 40 dollar wireless device can reduce the ‘fear of missing out’ or FOMO for short. To demonstrate his point, Fowler and a colleague experiments being outrageous and to see if anyone notices.
Teenagers pose the biggest threat because they are constantly on their phones believing they can simultaneously text and drive. Statistics prove that eight of every ten texting accidents is caused by a teen driver. Making it illegal to use phones when driving would initially decrease this problem. Answering phone calls while driving is just as terrible if not worse than texting. 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.
States that banned texting while driving are …..). The problem at hand is that texting while driving could increase the occurrence probability of accidents for motor vehicle. The drivers should know all the laws about driving in any state they go to. Even the state could benefit of texting while driving law when someone break the law the person has to pay a fine.
While talking to a male student he says that while he is driving if he gets that Facebook message or text message he will check it even if he is driving. Putting his life at risk does not really matter as long as he stays connected with other people. When Turkle surveys a group of boys they are reluctant but they do say they also text and drive as well. Putting your own life in danger does not really make sense but that is another reason why Turkle believes many people grow up
Speaker: Hi, My name is Emerson Curran. I am a part of a program called “Don’t Text and Drive. You can go from LOL to TTYL in an instant.” This is a public service announcement to promote and hopefully convince adolescents and teens to stop texting while driving. Did you know that 341,000 accidents were caused due to texting in driving? Also every day in the United States nine people are killed in accidents that involve texting while driving.
Courtney Hoffhine April 26, 2016 07.08 Revising Arguments Ms. Howard English III Honors Does our state do enough to prevent distracted driving? “In a split second you could ruin your future, injure or kill others, and tear a hole in the heart of everyone who loves you,” said Sharon Heit, mother of texting and driving victim. Being a teenager myself I witness texting while driving every day. In my school’s parking lot, on the highway, and just while being in my friends cars. I am a victim to texting while driving but nothing is being done to prevent it in teenagers and young adults.
Some people neglect their family or friends for technology. People can miss out on life if they are busy trying to record it. Parents using phone can spread of use of phones and ignoring someone to entertain themselves. In the article, “For the Children’s Sake, Put Down That Smartphone,” Patti Neighmond said, “Parents are often just as guilty of spending too much time checking smartphones and e-mail - and the consequences for their children can be troubling”. This shows that kids will be more likely to use technology if there parents are doing it.
II. Credibility Statement: I researched and found stories of information about teens and adults getting killed using cell phones without looking on the road. I have a lot against people who take their eyes off the road just for a text that’s not emergences or important. III. Purpose Statement – Texting while driving is a serious distraction and one that could cost you your life or the lives of others.
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.
As a society we have many distracted drivers who are among the leading causes of fatal and serious injury crashes. Texting has now become a way of life, which includes texting and driving causing people to lose their life’s just because you can’t wait to communicate with others. However, while texting I think there should be some sort of law that would protect us from the anxious people who choose to text when it is unsafe. Safety should always be our first priority when the thought of texting comes to mind. Some people have just taken texting completely out of content with no regards for others.
At 55 miles per hour, the teenage driver travels the length of a football field without looking at the road” (“Because”). Some teenage drivers think that only texting is a distraction and talking on the phone isn’t. Those teenagers are sorely mistaken because according to The AAA Guide to Teen Driver Safety, “Talking on a cell phone can double the chance for an accident.” While teenagers may have their eyes on the road while talking on a phone, they do not however have their hands on the wheel. If a teenager is driving and needs talk on the phone or text someone back, the driver should pull over on the side of the road. Teenage drivers should always have their hands on the steering wheel of a car, no matter the
One of the prime causes of car accidents is texting and driving, and is banned in almost every state. The abundance of people remain under the belief that texting behind the wheel has no effect on their driving, and this thinking is faulty. Furthermore, a driver 's eyes will stray from the road at some point while texting, and this has been the cause of countless accidents. Multiple stories have plagued the news about texting and driving being the cause of a wide variety of accidents. In conclusion, driver 's should pull over to send a text back if the text is that dire.