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.
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.
Have you ever use cell phones while driving? Cell phones are used everywhere all the time. When I walk on the street, I can see half of the people texting and calling while driving and it’s very dangerous. There’s a lot of discussion if cell phones should be banned. Using cell phones while driving should be banned.
Why banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwide. GENERAL PURPOSE: to persuade SPECIFIC PURPOSE: Persuade my audience to realize the dangers of using a cell phone while driving. CENTRAL IDEA: Cell phones are an important part of life, however many accidents have been caused due to ignorance of people using their phones while driving. People must realize their responsibility towards the public while sitting behind the wheel. I.
Using a cell phone while driving is a very dangerous obsession to do. I believe that there should be a law in every state banning the use of cell phones while driving. If a person uses a cell phone while driving he or she is easily distracted. It is one of the major causes of traffic accidents. Using a cell phone while driving also lowers a person’s reaction time.
When driving a vehicle, there is a great amount of concentration to perform to keep steady on the road and make sure ourselves are safe. Today, most of the people who have license do not know how to drive responsibly and safely. In today’s research, we will raise the decision of cell phone: should they be prohibited while controlling a vehicle? I think they should be prohibited from those who control vehicles. There are many other factors that cause accidents.
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.
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.
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.
Your conversation can wait put the phone away. Many states have laws and probations but not one completely bans all cellphone use for all age groups.1 All phone use in a vehicle is responsible for unnecessary accidents, not just texting. About twenty eight percent of accidents are linked to phone use in the vehicle.2 When just over a quarter of accidents are caused by such carelessness I think it’s time to do something about the root problem. Texting drivers spend about ten percent of their driving time outside their lane.1 All phone use is responsible and should be banned not just texting. Approximately 1.4 million accidents occur during phone conversations and two hundred thousand from texting.3 Texting drivers may be as impaired as a driver who is legally drunk.