Should Cellular Phones Be Prohibited While Driving?

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Alexa England November 16, 2009 Mr. Fred Jordan Should Drivers of Automobiles Be Prohibited Using Cellular Phones Nowadays, cellular phones have become the most important necessaries in our lives. A cellular phone is an electronic telecommunications device with the same basic capability as a conventional fixed-lined telephone but which is entirely portable and does not require a wire connection to a network. But most people using cellular phones do not notice that they can harm anyone at anytime without even realizing it because all they are doing is paying attention to their phone and they are not paying attention to what they are doing! As we notice, drivers of automobiles are always using cellular phones when driving. 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. It is because the driver did not concentrate to their ways. For example, the driver has to hold the cellular phone with one hand and the other hand has to control the automobile. This situation can make his/her driving performance uncontrolled. In addition, if the driver wants to reply to a message that can also make him not focus on the road while driving. They are endangering the passengers, other motorists,
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