It has been argued that texting while driving should not be banned because it is just as distracting as eating, putting on make-up, or listening to music while driving. Most people do a lot of these activities, but do they measure up to texting while driving? Although, texting while driving is considered in category of car distraction, it is a more dangerous activity than the rest. The Editors say “Talking on a cellphone while driving makes a person four times more likely to be in a crash” (NY Times paragraph 4). Moreover, the chat on the cellphone is what distracts people.
One type of distraction that is becoming a growing popularity is driving while texting or talking on a cell phone. Not only is this dangerous, but it is illegal. Most people do not even realize how much of a danger and risk you are putting yourself in and other drivers around you in. Studies show that driving performance is lowered and the level of distraction is higher for drivers. It only takes a split second to get into an accident.
Introduction Texting while driving has become widespread for Americans and is one of the many controversial arguments that are being confronted. When young adults are taking drivers training and are preparing to take their road test, instructors and parents are reminding them that they should have very few distractions, such as one of the smaller distractions like listening to the radio. Texting while driving was not an issue many years ago because there were fewer cellular devices. Now that technology is increasing, so are the distractions of cell phone use on the road. Talking on a cell phone is not the only thing that you can do to distract your eyes from the road.
When a driver keeps talking or listening to music he is not supposed to focus off the road, especially when he’s texting. One of the causes of many road accidents is using cellphones while driving. I’m one of the people who realized how important it is if you don’t text and drive and I can honestly say that I won’t text and drive,in the future. The purpose of my speech today is to persuade my audience how dangerous it is to text and drive. Texting while driving can be more dangerous than drowsy driving or drunk driving.
The number of accidents that are cell phone related have made cell phone use while driving illegal. Some places have enacted laws that allow the use of hands free devices and banned the use of handheld devices. Hands free devices come in the use of Bluetooth that are placed in or on the ear. Newer model vehicles also have the capability to use Bluetooth capability. Car manufacturers have taken heed to the need of limiting cell phone use while driving.
Using a cell phone while driving also lowers a person’s reaction time. It is hard enough to pay attention to the road, while trying to talk to someone on a cell phone. That is just asking for trouble. In order to drive safely, a person must have their full attention on the road. Even those Bluetooth headsets raise the potential risk of an accident.
Cell Phones While Driving: Safe or Not There are many distractions facing people while driving these days, but to many none more dangerous than using a cell phone. Cell phone use while driving is a dangerous practice that should be prohibited. Nothing is so important that cannot wait until the car is stopped to talk on the phone. The controversy of whether the use of a cell phone while driving is dangerous or not rages on. Until conclusive studies are done to show that the benefits outweigh the risks, cell phone use should be forbidden.
When driving a vehicle, there is a great amount of concentration to perform to keep steady on the road and make sure ourselves are safe. Today, most of the people who have license do not know how to drive responsibly and safely. In today’s research, we will raise the decision of cell phone: should they be prohibited while controlling a vehicle? I think they should be prohibited from those who control vehicles. There are many other factors that cause accidents.
By using the phone, one is basically saying that he is more interested in his phone than in you. According to an article on Modern Manners by Nicholas Yong and Huang Huifen, using mobile devices and laptops is a message that you give priority to these devices and thus showing disrespect for the others. One should let the other person know about a message or a call and keep the call short and resume your activities immediately. However, people nowadays fail to realize this importance of not using your phone when with others. Hence, restrictions should be placed on the use of mobile phones in public areas so that people do not merely entertain themselves on their
People, who use mobile phone while driving, may have accidents. This is the biggest problem in our lives. In conclusion, if people shrink away from cell-phones, they can focus easily. Last but not least reason is that people live in a healthy manner without radiation. Nowadays, many people have got health problem because of cell-phones.