Texting While Driving Many accidents are blamed on distracted driving and most of the distractions are caused by cell phone usage. However, some opponents feel that creating a law against cell phone use infringes their personal rights. Others think that banning someone from using their cell phone is equivalent to telling someone that they can’t adjust their radio or talk to someone else in their car. However, using a cell phone, whether talking or texting, while driving can be extremely dangerous; it should be made illegal because it is very hazardous to yourself and the people surrounding you. It can lead to the death of loved ones, and can be compared to the same level of danger as drunk driving.
It can cause someones life by being distracted. What topic sentences will you use as the foundation of your communication? (If necessary, add more points.) Banning texting while driving everywhere Hands free devices Block on cell phones Hefty fines What method of organization and development will you use to develop your paragraphs? Introduction: Texting and driving is dangerous Body: What is texting and driving Why is it Dangerous Other ways to block texting and driving Trying to ban texting and driving Conclusion: Ban texting and driving Texting While Driving Even though texting while driving is relatively new, it is dangerous to everyone.
Drivers that text while driving are 4 times more likely to get into crashes serious enough to hurt themselves or someone else. 1. According to a study teenagers are more suseptible to car crashes and fatal road crashes. 2.One of the surprising statistics about texting while driving is that it is more dangerouse than driving under the influence of alcohol or marijuana. C. Considering the distraction of the driver in texting while driving, this activity keeps the driver involved in texting for around five seconds, which on a highway means a hundred yards.
Carly Roberts Ms. Strickland English 10 AE 4 April 2013 Driving While Intexticated Text messaging has become the dominating force of communication across the country. American teens send and receive an average of 3,300 text messages per month, that’s more than six texts every hour they are awake (Lazar)! However, the problem is not the amount of text messages delivered or received. Texting while driving is a growing problem that plagues a large percentage of the population. The risks of texting while driving are often unrealized, because it has not stopped drivers from sending a “quick” text from behind the wheel.
These days texting while driving is being compared to driving while being drunk. In a recent report conducted by CBS News, crashes caused by drivers using cell phones rose from 636,000 in 2003 to 1.6 million in 2008. As a result, many accidents have taken place in the last ten years due to the use of texting while on the road. Texting while driving is being such a target as the biggest distraction. Unlike talking to someone else in the car, speaking on a cell phone demands much greater continuous attention which takes the drivers eyes off of the road at times and their mind from driving.
Distracted Driving On April 3, 1973, Martin Cooper placed the first cell phone call and probably never realized that the device would increase the risks of vehicle accidents (Marples, 2008). The problem with hand-held cell phones today is almost all Americans own one. The use of these devices when driving causes a distraction and increases the chance of accidents. The City Council should ban hand-held cell phone use for all drivers within city limits to decrease the number of distracted driving accidents and deaths. Background of the Problem Drivers in Georgia can operate cell phones while driving, and most probably know it can be a distraction.
SP180.0.2 Principles of Public Speaking Assignment 6_07 Why Banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwide March 23,2014 Banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwide Our phones today have gotten to smart for our own good . Most citizens own a smartphone and are always on them. Playing games, texting, emailing etc. But the biggest problem I see are people using their phones while driving down the road causing serious distractions! There putting in more time and attention to there cell phones and not the road causing fatalities.
Danger is a Call Away Distracted driving is a major cause of automobile accidents. Cell phones play a heavy role in this increasing issue, but there are many other activities that pull one’s attention away from driving. In definition, distracted driving is an action in which one takes their focus away from driving. In most cases it’s cell phone use, but common things like makeup, shaving, and eating are forms of distracted driving. In order to understand what distracted driving is and how to prevent it, one must know the causes and effects, but more importantly the prevention of this reoccurring issue.
Unfortunately texting has also become a huge safety concern when it occurs while driving. Multiple cases have confirmed that texting while driving is becoming a rising problem across the nation. News articles show that crashes is happening far too frequently involving both teens and adults. It has reached the point where many states have banned text messaging while operating a vehicle. Why it is that texting is so hazardous?
Jenny Zbar Ms. Deangelo English 3 26 October 2012 Effects of Texting and Driving Texting and driving causes the driver to be less focused on the road. Just five seconds is all it takes to get in a car crash. This is the amount of time it takes to make that crash fatal. Those few seconds can make a huge impact. For example, driving at 55 MPH and not looking at the road for those few seconds is the amount of time it takes to cross over one football field.