Distractions While Driving Driving is a privilege that demands full attention. A distracted driver is anyone who takes their eyes and mind off the road, and their hands off the steering wheel. Distractions are the most common cause of accidents. Some common distractions include talking or texting on a cell phone, changing the radio station, and driving under the influence of alcohol. Irresponsibility puts you at risk, as well as others.
If someone is driving long distance, it is required for them to have regular breaks otherwise it increases the chance of an accident that may cause injury or worse. Weather conditions can affect an individual’s driving, for example heavy snowfall can make driving conditionals extremely hazardous in many circumstances. Road rage is a serious issue and has become more frequent, this can distract and anger many drivers that can increase a risk of an accident. Road transport accounts for 22% of total UK emissions of carbon
Cell Phone Usage While Driving COM/156 Texting while driving can become very dangerous, not only to you as a driver, but also to the other people that may be in the vehicle with you. It is also very dangerous to the other people in vehicles around you. I believe that it is also dangerous to individuals who may be walking down the street as well. There are many distractions of texting when driving a motor vehicle. Visual distraction is caused by taking your eyes off the road to check a text message, or to reply to a text message.
Impaired and aggressive driving Impaired driving means operating any motor vehicle while you are impaired. Impaired driving can have serious consequences with safety and your driving record. Aggressive driving consiste on different behaviors, such as tailgating, speeding or not obeying right-of-ways. These two types of driving has serious consequences that can lead to injuries or other serious problems. Impaired driving can mean many things, such as driving under the influence or driving while you are over tired.
Some teenagers are very cautious when they are driving. Teenagers who are cautious when driving are most unlikely to get into car accidents because they are always paying attention so that if an accident were to occur they can see it in enough time to try to prevent it from taking place. The second type of drivers by age is middle-aged drivers. They tend to have poor eyesight, tail-gating, and speeding that will result in accidents. These drivers have the uncanny ability to squeeze through the smallest openings as they weave through every car that gets in their path.
(Tugend, NY Times) Doing anything other than paying full attention to the road ahead while driving can be fatal, not only to you but to the other individuals around you. Driving is something that requires a person's undivided attention regardless if the car is in motion or stopped at a red light. Not only does the driver have to be conscious of their actions but they have to be aware of the actions of other drivers and pedestrians. Switching focus off the road for even just a second can end your life. One of the biggest problems in the world, that is
This habit has increased for the past 10 years due to the enlargement of technology. Due to this problem people get killed or severally hurt, you don’t know it but you’re hurting yourself and others. Another bad thing about texting or talking on the phone while driving is that you can get pulled over and get a ticket. Driving while texting or talking can be a bad example for others or your kids because by you doing they probably think that they can to so it can be dangerous. There are also many under age drivers on the road that makes driving on the road more dangerous for them and anyone driving that day.
Wenda Bonazza, English 101/108 2-18-13 Dangerous Driving Habits Driving can be fun; however, many underestimate the dangers associated with driving a car. Society feels the harsh effects daily, which are related to the lack of responsible drivers on the road today. Many of today’s drivers have dangerous driving habits of being over confident, distracted, and drive while under the influence. Many drivers today are dangerous because they are over confident. It is typical for a person to drive cautiously in the beginning.
The purpose of the restrictions is keep teens safe and avoid crashes. Teens have a great misperception that gives them an overconfidence in everything they do. There are many factors that influence the why there are driver license restriction for teen drivers. One of the various factors is peer pressure. A car full of teens is known to be “the perfect storm” where the teen drivers are influenced
There are countless reasons for deaths: suicide, fights, diseases, suicides... The list could go on for pages. However, one of the top reasons for deaths are car accidents. Some deaths cannot be easily avoided. The driver could lose control of the car due to technical problems or weather conditions, an accident could happen because of other driver’s fault, breaking driving laws could cause unsafe situations.