Driving While Texting

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The documentary “From One Second To The Next” by Werner Herzog shows the tragedy of a few people who was involved in a car accident. Texting and driving is obviously not a good idea so why do people still choose to do it? This documentary both shows and tells about how fast texting and driving can change someone’s life. The fact that you can kill someone should make people not want to drive and text. “According to U.S. Department of Transportation statistics, 3,331 people were killed and 387,000 more injured in crashes involving a distracted driver in 2011” (Herzog, 2011). This tells us that driving and texting is clearly killing and injuring people. Car accidents can cause physical and emotional distress. In the film family members were showing signs of emotional and physical distress by hitting the arm rest on the chair and when talking repeatedly about how they can’t say things that they want their child to do. It was difficult for some to tell the story of the accident because they were in so much pain and frustration. People driving and texting can effect and change a person’s life so much. For example one of the females who lost her brother she said “I had my brother in my hand, and all of a sudden, my hand was empty”. She was going through so many emotions about what happened to her brother. It only takes a second for you to be in a car accident, so stay cautious for those who are driving and texting. The story of Xzaiver shows us why driving and texting is a terrible idea. Xzaiver is a young boy who is athletic and likes football. His favorite team is the Green Bay Packers. He also liked to play football out in his backyard but sadly that journey ends. One day when X was walking across the street with his sister, a lady that was driving and texting hit him. As a result the accident X is paralyzed from the diaphragm down and lost partial

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