Do you like talking on a cell phone while driving? Have you ever considered that talking on the phone while driving raises the risk of crashes? In years past when people innovate cell phone technology, people start use it while they're driving. Despite, there are no doubt about using cell phones while driving contributes to accidents; but, people don't care about this problem. They keep use it while they driving; even though they have known the numerous affects of using it in car.
Many of us have witnessed drivers dialing and talking on cell phones, resembling drunk drivers swerving all over the roads. Strong regulations are needed because drivers using phones are seriously impaired and because laws on negligent and reckless driving are not sufficient to punish these driving talkers. Laws on traffic safety vary from state to state, and drivers distracted by cell phones can get off with light punishment even when they cause fatal accidents. Running red lights, failing to stop for a school bus and drunk driving are just a few examples. An increasing number of studies show that driving while talking on a cellphone can be dangerously distracting.
To engage ourselves in a construcive work, we have started a campaign to spread awareness about accidents related to cell phones and driving. In the reference material attached to this letter, you can see various newspapers cuttings and photographs that highlight the gravity of the situation. In the year 2008 alone, nearly 6,000 American residents lost their lives because of accidents related to a cell phone use while driving. Moreover, car crashes and texting via cell phones while driving have been related more closely in recent years. Cell phones usage while driving has been rated to be far more dangerous than drunk driving, which highlights the dangers of using cell phones when we are commuting from one destination to the other.
Cell phones while Driving should be Illegalized Written by: Scenny Fryson Manoe/121211233005 Drivers should not be able to use their cell phones while driving because it is very dangerous for the driver, as well as others who are traveling along the same road. Cell phones are also a major distraction to the driver because it occupies one’s eyes and attention, which should be focused on the road. Everyday people die in car accidents because they use cell phones while driving. According to research cell phones are leading factors that cause accidents. Studies show that a cell phone put drivers at a four time greater risk of a crush.
Even those Bluetooth headsets raise the potential risk of an accident. Even though a person’s hands may be free of the cellular device, he or she is still being distracted by the conversation. Cell phone usage while driving causes 2,500 deaths and 330,000 injuries in the United States every year. People who drive while talking on a cell phone raise the risk of an accident or death. Recent studies show that a person driving while talking on a cell phone has less awareness of the road than a person who is driving drunk.
This has increased the rate of auto accidents, socially and emotionally distracted us from friends and family, cell phone users have put their own safety at risk while using their phone just walking down the street, and have caused distractions in the class room as well. People who text while driving are not only putting their own lives in danger, but also passengers in their vehicle and others on the road around them. There are so many fatalities on the roads today due to cell phone users. Just looking down at your phone for a second can cause an accident that could have been prevented if they would have just waited to reply to a text message or waited to answer a phone call until they were completely stopped and in a safe place to do so. Use of the cell phone while driving also seems to cause people to drive slower and not pay as much attention when changing lanes.
They are also more likely to wander over the road (across traffic lanes) and take longer to notice driving hazards. Using a mobile phone while driving distracts Mobile phone can distract a driver Physical, Visual or Cognitiv Distraction can be defined as any time a driver diverts his/her attention from the driving task to any other task for example talking on a cell phone, eating, reading, or adjusting
Putting not only their lives in danger, but oncoming traffic as well that may be carrying valuable contents like children in the vehicle. According to AAA foundations for traffic safety there are the following facts about distracted driving. Drivers spend more than half their time behind the wheel engaged in distracted behavior. More than 8,000 crashes a day are caused by distracted driving, the use of a cell phone while driving quadruples the risk of an accident occurring. 87% of drivers (including myself), agree with laws put into place against reading, typing, or texting while driving behind the wheel.
Ok now look around you and see how many do this while driving. “Cell phones use is associated with higher rates of dangerous or fatal car crashes.” Mentioned Lawyer Synder, E Law Associates (Synder, 2014). Using a cell phone while driving increases the potential risk of an accident happing. We see many people on a phone in a car trying to make a turn, get over and cross lanes. Your blind spots increase more cause your brain is now focused on your phone call, you felt was important, text message, e-mail, or even tweets/Facebook you are engaged in; rather than the task at hand.
Anytime you make a mistake it can affect your life and their lives too. That why anytime driving someone must use not only common senses but also all senses to make sure he is safer. When u go to any driving school the first thing you learn is to use mostly 4 senses (hearing, smelling, touching, sight.) so anytime that one is not in presence, something can happen involuntarily and it can cause a big injury and sometimes lost of lives. So, it is now clear that when using cell phone while driving you are committing a big crime which can be sued as a killing crime because you are putting your life in danger