INTRODUCTION In today’s world people have become entirely dependent on their cell phones. They make living easier in many ways because of the helpful features and functions that assist with communication within a complex society. One of the features that have changed the way people communicate is the ability to send SMS (Short Message Service) messages better known as text messages. This trend of texting came around in late 90’s and has immensely advanced and compounded. SMS allows people to type messages and exchange them between mobile phones better known as texting.
It was estimated that only 2% of drivers are able to successfully multitask while driving, which sheds light on how rare it is for a person to be able to drive well while being distracted by a cell phone. When speaking or texting on a cell phone our brain is choosing to pay attention to the conversation at the expense of being less able to drive correctly. Even though there is plenty of evidence of the dangers of cell phones, the habits of drivers are not changing. Many concerned persons think that more drastic measures should be taken to minimize driver distraction. This article is very useful in the way that it presents many cons to texting while driving.
Using cell phones while driving have many advantages, but people are trying to take that freedom away. B. Since the use of cell phones has become more common practice, accidents on the roads have increased in number. C. D. Important calls may need to be made, it is impractical to not talk on the phone at all when you are driving, and if you can’t multitask then you should not be driving at all. III.
In addition, the probabilities of driver texting on the cell phone and getting into accidents are only getting higher. Cell phone use while driving accounts for major cause of accidents and serious crashes. It does not matter how well one drives, if another driver is not being as careful, especially when using a phone, a split second one are put in danger by their own actions. However, the result of that leads to many deaths and produces numbers of hazards. The use of a cell phone while driving is very hazardous.
Mobile data that was used was PDA and cell phones for text messaging; however, mobile data started to disappeared. Instead, organizations started to offer better packages like mobile data that could be used nationwide. PDA’s, cell phones, and laptops are a big source for the criminal justice system. They have effectively broadened the communication system for law enforcement overall. For example, cell phones and laptops can be used to retrieve and send information to anywhere at any time of the day.
“Although it has proven beneficial to society's advancement, cell phone technology has created a dependency among its users with many associated risks.” Cell phones allow society to stay in contact with the world at the push of a few buttons. Traveling in a pocket or purse is the user’s passport to the world, and a well of endless knowledge. Just a few key strokes a person can talk to family member in Connecticut, or send a picture to a coworker in Japan. The cell phone allows society to be in constant contact with each other at all times everywhere the user travels. Eighty-eight percent of adults own some kind of cell phone (Smith2011), and according to Lenhart and Madden(2009), 75% of 12-17 year-olds now own cell phones as well.
Beyond doubt, the cell phone is one of the biggest inventions of all time. We all know what life before this little cute gadget was. I use my cell phone to make my life easier – it’s my alarm clock, my watch, and my music player. Unfortunately, nowadays with all these fancy characteristics the phone becomes an accessory more then a necessity. People forget why and where they are using their phone and very often make someone else’s life miserable.
Texts can be sent with a higher degree of privacy and are used when other forms of contact are not possible, not convenient, or not desired. Texting also now fills voids of downtime and free time and has become a major form of peer interaction. Cell phone and texting personalities are becoming commonplace and can vary greatly from the real life personality of the subscriber. It is becoming more
Since many companies now require the employees to travel or be in constant reach, smartphones make managing information on the go much easier and they can do much more than the standard cell phone. They require no additional carrying burden because most people carry cell phones anyway. Smartphones also decrease the number of technological devices that professionals like businessmen and doctors need to carry. It was not that long ago that we would see businessmen carrying, a cell phone, a palm pilot, and a pager and now thanks to technological advances the excessiveness is passé. The many applications offered for smartphones allow users to customize their phones with tools that they will use, which have a greater range than the few preloaded applications that come on traditional cell phones.
Many states passed laws that ban drivers from using cell phones while driving to prevent all the crashes from happening. Our government created a law to protect our safety, and to ensure that our rights not taken away by other people. There are still some irresponsible drivers that are not obeying the cell phones law and feel the need to break the law just because they don’t like it in the first place. They assume that they can handle the use of their cell phone while at the wheel, but there is still a small chance of them ending up in a fatality that takes someone else life’s away. In the article “'I'm sorry.