In my opinion, drivers of automobiles should be prohibited from using all cellular phones! Although using cellular phones have many advantages, there are some reasons that drivers of automobiles should be prohibited from using cellular phones when driving for our sake. As we know, using cellular phones when driving can create many hazardous problems such as accidents and traffic problems. From previous research, an accident can occur four times as much when the driver of an automobile using their cellular phone while driving. One such study conducted by the television show Mythbusters concluded that the use of cellular phones while driving poses the same risk as someone operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
Visual distraction is caused by taking your eyes off the road to check a text message, or to reply to a text message. Just taking your eyes off the road for a second can be a very fatal move. Manual distraction is caused by taking your hands off the steering wheel to pick your phone up to check your messages or to answer a call. If you do not keep your hands on the wheel, it can cause you to swerve into another lane, or lose control of your vehicle. Cognitive distraction is when you take your mind and focus off of what you are doing.
Banning hand-held devices will not necessarily improve our safety and of others if drivers simply switch to hands free phones. There are two ways that using a cell phone can contribute to the dangers while driving. In order to dial on a cell phone, you must take your eyes off of the road, and after you dial, you can become so engrossed in your conversation that your focus can shift and is no longer on driving or the safety of everyone in the car and on the road which puts you and others at risk. If you use a cell phone while driving, you are more likely prone to being involved in a serious accident which could lead to a horrible accident or even death! One of the most common distractions facing drivers is the use of a cell phone.
An error that can cause a collision is when the drivers has lack of driving knowledge. 2. Another error that can cause a collision is not scanning the road or the intersection for about 10-15 seconds before continuing. 3. A driver error that most of the time cause a collision is texting or talking on the phone.
Even today, one in three people will be involved in an alcohol-related crash in their lifetime. Our children share the road with an estimated 2 million drivers who have had three or more prior drunk driving offenses (MADD). There should never be a question about refraining from driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. You not only put your life at risk but you risk the lives of others. What if you witness a friend that has been drinking and/or doing drugs attempting to get behind the wheel of a car would you let him or her or would you do everything in your power to stop him or her?
Tombeaker Mrs. gray American Literature 20 September 2011 Distractions While Driving While safety may be first in most people’s mind, it is typically last on our to-do lists. If you are concerned for your safety while driving you should avoid texting and talking on your cell phone, talking to passengers, eating and drinking, getting ready, and being a DJ. These five everyday bad habits while driving can be life threatening and by refraining from them you can save your self from the risk of a deadly accident. First on the list is texting and talking on the phone. Texting and talking on the phone can be dangerous and affect your driving by causing you to concentrate on the person you are talking to rather than the road.
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There Needs to be a Ban against Cell Phones While Driving According to a Harvard University study, cell phones cause over 200 deaths and half a million injuries each year. I believe that every state in the United States should have a law that bans the use of cell phones while driving. When people use their cell phones while driving they could have a car crash or get a ticket because they are paying more attention to the phone than to the road. People are distracted from the road when they are trying to find their phone, texting or dialing. I also believe that there should be a ban on hands-free headsets while driving.
The reason is that, everything that has an effect toward your partner has to be done carefully and smoothly to avoid any harm on the other side. Driving, as a contradiction of what most of the people think driving is, it is a very dangerous and risky thing ever. Not only because it is performed with mechanical equipment which has no total insurance of delivering whatever is needed anytime, but also performed with a human who is more fragile and has much in his head. While driving, you have two things in your hands, your life and the life of others who are using either the same road or its side. Anytime you make a mistake it can affect your life and their lives too.