Many of us have witnessed drivers dialing and talking on cell phones, resembling drunk drivers swerving all over the roads. Strong regulations are needed because drivers using phones are seriously impaired and because laws on negligent and reckless driving are not sufficient to punish these driving talkers. Laws on traffic safety vary from state to state, and drivers distracted by cell phones can get off with light punishment even when they cause fatal accidents. Running red lights, failing to stop for a school bus and drunk driving are just a few examples. An increasing number of studies show that driving while talking on a cellphone can be dangerously distracting.
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.
Why banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwide. GENERAL PURPOSE: to persuade SPECIFIC PURPOSE: Persuade my audience to realize the dangers of using a cell phone while driving. CENTRAL IDEA: Cell phones are an important part of life, however many accidents have been caused due to ignorance of people using their phones while driving. People must realize their responsibility towards the public while sitting behind the wheel. I.
Cell phones usage while driving has been rated to be far more dangerous than drunk driving, which highlights the dangers of using cell phones when we are commuting from one destination to the other. Students of our college have vouched never to use a cell phone while driving and we have made several communities on social
Cell phones while Driving should be Illegalized Written by: Scenny Fryson Manoe/121211233005 Drivers should not be able to use their cell phones while driving because it is very dangerous for the driver, as well as others who are traveling along the same road. Cell phones are also a major distraction to the driver because it occupies one’s eyes and attention, which should be focused on the road. Everyday people die in car accidents because they use cell phones while driving. According to research cell phones are leading factors that cause accidents. Studies show that a cell phone put drivers at a four time greater risk of a crush.
Use of the cell phone while driving also seems to cause people to drive slower and not pay as much attention when changing lanes. Several states have had to ban cell phone use while driving because of this distraction. Cell phones are also a distraction for people just walking down the street or in a store. Cell phone users seem to walk slowly and don’t pay attention to their surroundings. They don’t react to things the same as if they were not on the phone.
Anytime you make a mistake it can affect your life and their lives too. That why anytime driving someone must use not only common senses but also all senses to make sure he is safer. When u go to any driving school the first thing you learn is to use mostly 4 senses (hearing, smelling, touching, sight.) so anytime that one is not in presence, something can happen involuntarily and it can cause a big injury and sometimes lost of lives. So, it is now clear that when using cell phone while driving you are committing a big crime which can be sued as a killing crime because you are putting your life in danger
Introduction Despite the risks associated with driving, some motorists choose to increase those risks by choosing to talk or text on their cell phone. Research is beginning to show use of cellular devices is resulting in distractions which lead to some unsafe and at times, deadly results. The opportunities that arise from making a call, texting someone, listening to music, or searching the internet are just some of the countless distractions that come with cell phones and driving. Cell phone use combined with driving is the recipe for dangerous distractions. To avoid these potential deadly results, drivers need to understand them, parents need to prepare youth to avoid them, and legislators need to implement laws to create safer roadways.
However, in a time when the cell phone has become important to us, it has also caused great tragedies. Texting and driving have become as common and dangerous as drinking and driving. People stand on both sides of the issue and can provide great arguments for their side. Cell phone use while driving is common and considered quite dangerous. The number of accidents that are cell phone related have made cell phone use while driving illegal.
Jorge Medina Michael Rather English 1301-80 11 September 2012 “Many of today's drivers have dangerous habits” Many of today’s drivers will eventually cross the path of dangerous drivers. Dangerous drivers can be seen on highways, parks and many other places. Their putting civilian’s in danger including their self’s. Talking on the cellphone is one of the most popular dangerous habits for drivers. This habit has increased for the past 10 years due to the enlargement of technology.