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.
The invention of the cell phone has changed the lifestyle and the way people communicate. Despite their effective way of communication, the use of cell phones while driving results in negative effects to driving performance. Driving while talking is a problem because it is the cause of many accidents. The solution is to make cell phone use while driving illegal, and creating phone applications that will make it more difficult to text while in a vehicle. Furthermore, operating a cell phone on the wheel is on the verge of being banned by law in every state, and some have accomplished this as a solution to the problem.
A driver, who is focused on looking at their phone, is not paying enough attention to other cars or what is happening around them. Something as simple as a car stopping in front of them can cause serious damage to the driver and to the other car. “Texting” while driving is the act of composing, sending, or reading text messages, email, or making other similar use of the internet on a mobile device while operating a motor vehicle, such as an automobile, truck, or train (Reuters). Many people and authorities have viewed it as a dangerous practice. It is on occasion like this, where familiarity with the road and surrounding will not make it easier for the driver to look at their cell phone.
You decide to return the call. You start dialing the number at the same time trying to focus on the road. Does this ring a bell in your mind? Cell phones are very important in communication but using them whilst driving is extremely risky and can bring severe effects not only to the driver, but also to many other people. It should be banned completely and laws put in place to restrict drivers from using their phones when driving since it brings adverse effects to the driver, and other road users.
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.
However, using a cell phone while driving has proven to be a bad idea. The high potential for distraction causes people to not pay attention to the road. The consequences have so for been an increase in the rate of accidents and deaths related to cell phone use while driving. Using a cell phone while driving is not only limited to talking; it also includes texting while driving. The problem has become so serious that many states have laws prohibiting the use of cell phones while driving.
Their first reaction when an accident occurs is to find and place blame. The second reaction is to prohibit that behavior, or to learn from the mistakes of others. Learning oneself to use caution when driving and talking on a cell phone is not enough for some. Some feel that we should legislate what others do. Prohibiting this driver’s use of a cell phone may have prevented this one accident, but there are usually many other contributing factors and we should not generalize or oversimplify what happened.
As a society, we have become so focused on how much we can do at one time that we are willing to risk our personal safety as well as the safety of others because we can’t put down our cell phones. Using a handheld cell phone while driving is dangerous to the driver themselves for a couple of good reasons. One such reason is that maneuvering your vehicle while using a cell phone is made even more difficult because one hand is busy fiddling with the phone instead of resting on the wheel. From personal experience, it is harder than most people think to drive or perform driving maneuvers with one hand. Parallel parking is very difficult for most people, even with both hands; doing it one handed would be made impossible because parallel parking requires incredibly subtle movements with the steering wheel.
Drive a Car Not a Cell While operating a vehicle, all cell phone usage should be illegal. Not only is it dangerous for the driver but it also dangerous for the other drivers on the road. Drivers on the road today have many disturbances that impact their driving skills. Necessary action needs to be taken to limit more major harm due to cell phone usage while driving today. (Word Count: 64) First and foremost, cell phone use while driving can be distracting to the driver.
However, chatting on the phone can still be distracting enough to cause accidents. Thus, people should try to keep phone conversations in the car to a minimal and should not become too dependent on hands-free