Are the New Vehicles Comng out Theses Days, Safer than Before?
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There are many new vehicles that are coming out these days, but are they safer than before? Like the new cars with self-parallel parking, are they safer than manually self-parking the car yourself? These cars could be dangerous and malfunction and cause accidents. Driving is becoming more dangerous than earlier times.
Driving is becoming more dangerous because of the all these new gadgets or electronic devices that are coming out these days. In 2011, ten percent of the fatal crashes were from people being distracted while driving their vehicle (“Distracted Driving 2011”). Some of those car crashes while because people were using cellular phones or other electronic devices while driving. 11 percent of fifteen to nineteen year olds in the year 2011 had been in car crashes that were fatal (“Distracted Driving 2011”). People from the ages fifteen to nineteen are more likely to get in fatal car crashes because they are always on their cell phones (“Distracted Driving 2011”). Out of that 11 percent of fifteen to nineteen year olds that were in fatal car crashes, 21 percent of those people had crashed because of using their cell phones while driving their vehicle (“Distracted Driving 2011”). In 2011, over forty-three thousand people had been involved in fatal car crashes in the United States (“Distracted Driving 2011”). Out of those forty-three thousand people, over thirty-two thousand were killed in those crashes in 2011 (“Distracted Driving 2011”).
There are three different types of distractions while driving; visual: taking your eyes off the road; manual: taking your hands off of the steering wheel; and cognitive: taking your mind off of driving (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). The most car ...
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...st place. There are a lot of deaths each day just because someone made a mistake and decided to be driving drunk or speeding or not paying attention to the road. People need to be wiser about what they do before they get behind the wheel of a vehicle and be more cautious about the way drive so less people are injured.
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Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. “ Motor Vehicle Safety”. 3 October 2012. 8 March 2014. (Web)
MADD. “Statistics”. 2013. 20 March 2014. (Web)
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Law Offices of Michael Pines, APC. “Top Causes of Car Accidents”. 2007. 20 March 2014. (Web)