Texting while driving is irresponsible and extremely dangerous, not only to the driver texting, but to everyone close by. It only takes a second for a disaster to occur on the highways, and texting takes the driver's attention off the road for more than a second. Texting or calling while driving has the potential to cause a serious car accident that can have fatal results. Speaking on a cell phone is already illegal in many states. Texting while driving is even more dangerous.
Texting while driving has become a major cause of accidents, especially among young drivers. When texting, you are too focused on your conversation instead of the road. This not only puts the driver of the vehicle is harms way; it creates an unsafe environment for all those in and around the automobile. Is a text message really that important? I highly believe that texting while driving should be illegal.
Stop Texting & Driving Purpose: To persuade my audience to stop using their cell phones while driving a vehicle because it is irresponsible and extremely dangerous. Specific Purpose: Using a cell phone while driving is not only dangerous to you, but others on the road and is one of the top reasons today for car accidents. Attention Grabber: How many people here have texted while driving? I am like most people where I have texted while driving, but after I got into an accident a couple years back because I was distracted by texting, I rethought the level of importance of texting while driving. (show picture of my car) this is the result of what happened to me when I was texting on my way home from work a couple weeks ago.
As you are diving down the road on your way to work or school, you feel your cell phone buzzing away in your pocket. You pull out the phone to see who is calling or sending you a text message. Unbeknownst to you, the driver in front of you slams on their brakes as the stoplight turns red. In the blink of an eye, you have slammed into the rear of the car in front of you, causing serious damage. You could have easily injured or killed someone else or yourself.
You can hit their car and permanently hurt them and if you don’t get hurt then you will have a huge lawsuit on your hands for that person’s health care and car damage. Is texting while driving worth your own life or another person’s life? Anything can happen when you’re eyes aren’t focused. The roads can be serious safety issues for people that text while
Furthermore , technology in negatively impacting society by taking jobs away from hard working people. The police car stops Leonard and it asks for his name in a " metallic whisper"(98). Instead of having a real police force in a city there is only one automated police car taking thousands of jobs away from police officers. Overall, Bradbury explains the horrific display of technology on society in the story. In Ray Bradbury's short story "There will come Soft Rains" technology negatively influences society.
The Loss of loved ones; loss of important family members and loss of friends resulting from irresponsible drunk drivers on the road are tragic and permanent. Drunk driving is like playing with fire because most of the time, the drunk drivers think they are suitable for driving. Unfortunately, the liquor already affects their minds, they do not care about themselves and other people’s lives, and that is not only selfish but a deadly combination. You have no right to let anyone else suffer from the consequence of your action especially innocent bystanders and their loved ones. One of the biggest causes of drunk driving is the person who hasn’t adequately prepared for the situation.
69% of drivers reported they talk on their cell phones while driving. There are a lot more stories that hit closer to home than we think. In November 2012, a Tampa man died when he lost control of his car, veered onto the median and hit a power pole, and was ejected from his car. His cell phone was found in the front seat displaying an incomplete text message. In Florida, distracted driving is the biggest cause of traffic accidents.
Cell Phones and Driving: Teenagers on the road, as it is, pose an extremely huge risk. However teenagers on the road with cellular devices, now that is suicide, unsafe, contingent, and problematic. Another name for this issue is called “Distracted Driving”. Distracted driving (according to distraction.gov) is any activity that could divert a person's attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety, the main points of distracted driving were going to look at are those that involves: •Texting • Using a cell phone or Smartphone Nevertheless, it does not matter what you call the situation.