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Talking On A Cell Phone While Driving Is Dangerous Essay

  • Submitted by: VMOLINA
  • on February 11, 2011
  • Category: English
  • Length: 502 words

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Statistics shows that 2600 people are killed each year in accidents involving drivers on cell phones, and that figure is growing. It’s   obvious that it is rather dangerous to talk on the cell phone while driving. That is not only because   you put yourself and other people at risk, but the main reason, in my opinion, because it can destroy someones nervous system, family budget, and even personal relationship.  
According to Sandy Berger, a new English study, shows that using the mobile phone impairs driving behavior more that being drunk. Those talking on either handheld or hands-free cell phones   are driving slightly more slowly, they are 9 percent slower to hit the brakes when necessary, also showed 24 percent more variation in following distance and 19 percent slower to resume normal speed after braking. Everybody may be familiar with the situation, when you are stuck in a two lane road, and the car in front of   you is moving 20 miles less then the speed limit.   It is driving you crazy, you barely hold yourself from pressing the horn (may be the slow driver is a   senior citizen, and one day will all be there), finally when you get   an opportunity and   pass the obstacle, you find out that the imaginary senior citizen was   actually a young woman, usually “blond”, chattering on the cell, innocently having no clue of what is going on around her. The situation makes   a negative impact on your nervous system, and decreasing   the number of the nerve cells in your body. We all know that nerve cells are nonrecoverable.
Many unpredictable consequences may be caused by careless cell phone users; you can be late to   the most important date with your potential soulmate or miss the only opportunity to became a millionaire, by being late to the most important business meeting, and   you will remain alone and have to toil for rest of your days. I was personally involved in an accident, where the person responsible did not see me stopped in front of two vehicles in the...

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