Even though talking on a cellular phone while driving effects how a person drives, text messaging is consider the most dangerous effect. In studies from scholarly authors, a variety of authors discuss about the differences between text messaging while driving versus conversing while driving, fatality rate caused by automobile accidents due to cell phone usage, and impairing of texting and talking while driving using participants. Though, some people would say the discoveries among authors are just concerns, but these discoveries are serious and driver should consider the concerns because operating a cellphone while driving can cause accidents on roadways. Understanding the discoveries of texting and talking while driving will help prevent accidents. Throughout the articles the researchers goal is simply for drivers to understand the effects of using a cellular phone while driving and help driver stop talking and text messaging while driving.
The spotlight today is on the misuse of cell phones, when driving. Note the other popular devices mentioned, are rapidly becoming priority news because of misuse. In-vehicle infractions are harder to detect by the authorities than other infractions (Hanes, 2009, p.3). Technology devices available today are quite helpful when driving vehicles; even so, numerous activists believe technology devices routinely cause vehicle accidents, by distr... ... middle of paper ... ... Cunningham, W. (2007, May 22). Distracted driver.
In New Jersey there is a handheld ban for all drivers and that is a primary law. There is a ban on all cell phone use (handheld and hands-free) for novice drivers. There is also a ban on texting for all drivers. This problem Is growing, drivers who are texting are 23.2 times more likely to get into a crash than people who aren’t (Cell Phones and Texting). Every driver takes their eyes off the road for approximately 4.6 seconds when texting.
The usage of a cell phone while driving is a dangerous thing for drivers in Illinois. In the state of Illinois everyday drivers including young teens have the need to use their cell phones while driving, and don’t perceive the dangerous they are being exposed to. There are many things that could happen while drivers take their eyes of the road, car crashes, sudden death, and if you don’t have insurance it could cost you a fortune to pay for the car accident. Drivers in Illinois should just focus on the road all the time, and not use their phone at all to prevent accidents. Distracted drivers in Illinois don’t perceive the dangerous of taking their eyes of the road.
Though the question is answer once again, “How does cell phone affect driving in an automobile.” However, the sources research show many affects cell phone have while driving in the automobile, and methods use to prove the affect on accident with the use of cell phone driving. Many can consider and should already have a common knowledge of cell phones distraction. So just ask yourself “Should I really be using my cell phone while I am driving.” Which will help any person from damaging or getting into a wreckage and most important, to prevent death in a car crash or exterminating others.
Texting while Driving Most of the drivers are likely to mix up driving and messaging from their cell phones while driving regardless of the laws standing on the issues, and danger posed to them. A majority of those drivers engaging in this act do not contemplate the possible detrimental effects from their actions. Research has indicated that texting while driving contributes to road accidents significantly. This situation is sufficiently bad to the extent that there are more accidents caused by messaging while driving than those caused by drunken driving (Fumento n.p.). 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.
Texting while driving. It is the act of composing, sending, or reading text messages while behind the wheels of a running vehicle. Driving under this influence is extremely careless and dangerous to others and is likely to cause accidents resulting in injuries or deaths. This problem is on the rise because the only ones with the power to make an impact against ending this war are law makers and law enforcement. The truth of the matter is law officials are losing the battle against people sending text messages while driving a car on the road.
Simple mistakes happen such as taking one or both hands off the steering wheel or taking their eyes off the road just to look at the phone. In matter of seconds an accident could occur just for those simple mistakes that has a physical along with a visual effect. When using a cell phone while driving, there are lives at risk of getting into an accident. Illegalizing phones will prevent fatal accidents or serious injuries. Many drivers are distracted by phones whether receiving a call or text message.
Physically whereby he/she has to pick or dial the phone at the same time operate the vehicle and cognitively, where the driver has to divert part of his/her attention from the driving to the phone. This is very dangerous because when the driver is distracted, it can lead to an accident since their conc... ... middle of paper ... ...e the many lives being lost on our roads. Drivers should think twice before picking up a phone call, texting or making a call before they put their lives and the lives of other road users in danger. In addition apart from enforcing restrictions on the use of mobile phones while driving, hand held phones can be replaced by hand-free phones if one has to pick a call while driving. Works Cited Strayer D. L. and William J.
On June 2015, according to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, most states have passed laws to address the problem of using a cellphone while driving. In California, the primary law banning the use of all cellphones while driving pertains to all ages, including bus drivers, and commercial truck drivers. A secondary law in California puts a ban on all cell phone use (handheld and hands-free) for novice drivers. 18 years of age is considered to be a novice driver (State Laws, N/d). Almost all of the laws have "primary enforcement" provisions, this means that a person driving may be issued a ticket for the use of a hand-held cellphone while driving without any other traffic