The Dangers And Effects Of Texting While Driving

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L.O.L to R.I.P Samsung Galaxies, iPhones, HTCs, Droids, Windows phones and many other smartphones have contributed to this disastrous world of texting while driving. Many teens, as well as adults, have formed habits of using their cell phones while driving in their cars. Many drivers today have busy lives and don’t have enough time to complete what is needed in a single day’s time. Because of that, people turn to working on the road and that includes checking their emails, calling and/or texting. Texting while driving is proving to be a quite perilous act and can be fatal when people take their focus off the road and put on the cell phone. Whether people think they can safely type on their phone while driving or just don’t think that…show more content…
From that day forth, texting is increasing in popularity with each passing year. Texting while driving may seem acceptable to some, but it’s not. Texting while driving can be compared to the impairments of drunk driving since a person’s mind is distracted while they are texting and driving. The issue began in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century when hand-held devices with texting rose in popularity. Although, the extent of its staying power was unclear early on, with the release of the first iPhone in 2007, it was clear the texting craze was here to stay. This new found technology quickly found its way into the automobile and results in the deaths of thousands and thousands of innocent people every…show more content…
Identifying drivers’ texting while operating a vehicle can prove to be quite difficult. Speeding, swerving or erratic driving could be signs of quick distractions that do not include texting. Even waiting for a stop light to change or for a train to pass requires the driver’s attention. Citations for any phone use during vehicle operation would require skills that law enforcement may not be able to prove. The officials may include disabling smart phone during vehicle operation. However, the real question is will the cell phone companies participate in a
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