According to Ian Mulgrew, a journalist/author from Canada, many accidents are blamed on distracted driving and most of the distractions are caused by cell phone usage (Mulgrew). This shows that accidents are being caused by texting and driving. A majority of people have busy lives that leaves them to get things done while on the road. Texting or using a cell phone while driving is very hazardous to yourself and the people surrounding you. Most people are against this action is because it causes many car accidents every year.
Texting while driving is one of the biggest causes of accidents in America. Many people don’t care that they’re putting theirs and everyone else’s lives at risk. The statistics are straightforward, yet many still don’t listen. The dangers of texting and driving outweigh the benefits. The reply can always wait.
People are often seen looking down, or talking on the phone and not paying attention to the road when they are driving. This will often lead to accidents because they are not paying attention. As Mentioned previously, “The National Safety Council (NSC) states cell phones result in 1.6 million traffic accidents annually”. (Knoxville News-Sentinel). Cell phones are a major cause of accidents in the world because they cause people to lose focus on the road.
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.
Cell Phones is a huge distraction to why most teens in up in an accident. Texting and driving is very bad, it takes away your eyes off the street for a long moment. That moment could can be avoided by keeping your eyes on the street. Cell phones are a bad habit for people to be doing while driving. Not only that it puts other people in danger, for example, what happens when you 're driving and you receive a text but you don 't see a stop
In other words, when parents set consequence... ... middle of paper ... ...Generally speaking, teenagers drive over the legal speed limit. As a result, a crash occurs. Sadly enough, passengers and friends are often the leading cause for distractions while driving. Even though teenagers often make dangerous decisions behind the wheel, most drive without adult supervision when they first obtain their license. With the immaturity of teens combined with the lack of driving skills, disasters are still occurring.
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.
Texting while driving is the biggest and most negative influence of technology that we have today. Many teens, as well as adults, have formed a habit of using their cellphones while driving their cars. It is very distracting and the probabilities of getting involved in a car accident while driving are higher than if you are not. Each and every year, our highways are introduced to new and inexperienced teenage drivers, who are taking the wheel by themselves when they become of driving age, and fail to recognize the difficulty involved in trying to drive and text. Our highways are dangerous in and of themselves because of the number of vehicles and drivers on the roadways, poorly constructed roads, and weather conditions that add on distractions themselves and triple the dangers of being on the road.
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. Many people know that texting while driving is not right but also think that they are a good enough driver to complete the task. I am like most people where I have texted while driving, but after I hit a dog last year because I was distracted by texting, I rethought the level of importance of texting while driving. Texting while driving is a huge distraction from the road. There are 3 main types of distractions while driving.
This means that our young population thinks that it’s okay to text and drive if you are good at it. That’s the same thing as saying “it’s okay to be blind for a little bit at a time while driving because I’m good at it”. Nobody ever knows what is going to happen while you are on the road. There could be a sudden stop, a school bus picking up kids or even another accident that needs to be avoided. All of these things can happen anywhere, anytime and avoiding the collisions shouldn’t be justified on whether you are good at texting while driving or n... ... middle of paper ... ...gov/guides/texting-while-driving>.