Cell Phone Usage While Driving should be Illegal in all States Most drivers experience the urge of picking up the phone to text or to talk while driving on the road. But does the thought of other driver’s lives could be at risk? Driving while talking or texting on the phone is life threatening. States have to put a stop to cell phone usage in order for people to see the possible occurrences of unsafe driving. Some states have already put a stop to cell phones, but not every state.
The U.S. government created a website called Distraction.gov, to addres... ... middle of paper ... ... (Texting while driving) They also stated that a number of safeguards for using communication systems safely are a matter of company policy and should not be legislated. Texting has also been blamed for all types of accidents like subway and train accidents. In September 2008, twenty-five people were. The problem with banning cellphones is that people have the addiction and if you ban it, people will still do it. They will just hide it which then causes more accidents.
People are constantly fixated on their phones, checking Twitter, Facebook, and text messages. The use of a cell phones while driving is extremely distracting and dangerous to the person behind the wheel, and everyone else on the road as well. 1. According to Text’nDrive, text messaging is illegal only for drivers under the age of 17, or with a learner’s permit. B. Texting and driving is very important because you’re not only preventing yourself from getting in a wreck you’re also helping to keep others safe, while you practice driving safely.
From the foregoing statements, this essay seeks to support the laws, which outlaws texting while driving by highlighting how dangerous it is for drivers to massage while driving. Car crashes due to texting while driving is a widespread epidemic that has taken our nation by storm for more than a decade ago. People may think they can safely write text messages on their phone while driving, or just do not think there is any real risk in the act does not matter. Texting while driving must be done away with at all costs. To achieve this fit, our government must take action by adding uniformity to the laws and impose punishments on the offenders.
The invention of the cell phones have changed the lifestyle, and the way people communicate. Despite their effective way of communication, the use of a cell phones while driving results in negative effects to driving performance. Many statics show that driving while talking is a serious issue, because it is the cause of many accidents. The solution is to make cell phone use while driving illegal, and creating phone applications or preventions that will make it difficult to text while in a vehicle. Furthermore, operating a cell phone at the wheel is on the verge of being banned by law in every state, and some have already started this solution to the problem.
If you are fighting or having an important conversation while texting or talking on the phone, make sure to pull over and wait till it is over. One glance down at your phone even if only for 5 seconds can cause you to run a red light or hit into the car in front or behind you. Texting and talking is dangerous while driving and is not worth causing an accident. Overall, we are surrounded by visual arguments or attempts at persuasion. Images on television, advertisements, billboards, and some works of art fall into this category.
Banning the use of cell phones while driving would make the road a much safer place. Many people have died or injured their selves and others in car accidents due to using their cell phones while driving. Using your cell phone while driving is getting out of hand. That is now a major problem. Car accidents have increased tremendously from the use of cell phones while driving.
Imagine what happens when you were going down the interstate driving 75 or 80 miles per hour. According to National Safety Council, in 2011, at least 23% of auto-collisions were caused by people who were texting while driving, that’s around 1.4 million crashes! There are so many people today that text and drive, even when they are aware of the consequences. Because of the growing number of cellphones, there is more of a risk of a collision. Today, I hope to persuade you to not text while driving because it can not only kill you but it can also kill another person in the same amount of time that it takes to send a text message.
Sometimes you have to be alert of your surroundings. Teenagers are the main targets when it comes to this matter. In conclusion, it’s illegal to texting while driving and it’s also dangerous. While driving, adults and teenagers cannot resist the urge to pick up their cell phone and send a text or respond to one. Car crashes are four times more common to take place while the driver is on their mobile device over any other causes.
The use of cell phones to text while driving is becoming a fast growing killer. To start insuring the safety of drivers and passengers on the road changes to our laws and informative programs are required regarding the dangers of texting while driving. People can multi-task, but distractions can be caused by trying to do too many activities simultaneously. When a person engages in cell phone use while driving, they tend to ignore road signs and fail to keep a watch on the road, both of which are perfect recipes for a disaster. Studies by Virginia Tech Driving Institute revealed that those who resort to texting while driving are 23 time more likely to meet with an accident.