It is often difficult to see into a vehicle to determine if someone is talking on the phone, and even if a highway patrolman stops an individual for breaking the ban, hundreds of others will likely go unpunished. This problem is similar to driving above the speed limit. Most people will do it at one time or another and only the most conspicuous violators are likely to be penalized. When drivers realize that a ban is rarely, if ever, enforced, they will be emboldened to make more calls and may ignore a ban altogether (Hamel
Our decision is to implement a no texting/talking while driving policy effective immediately. According to the concept of social responsiveness, we will be enacting a proactive strategy. This strategy is us trying to prevent an accident from ever occurring (Williams, p. 75). The safety of our sales representatives is critical to the success of the company as we drive all over the region to deliver product and generate new business. According to www.nationwide.com/newsroom/dwd-facts-figures.jsp, drivers that use cell phones are four times as likely to get into crashes serious enough to injure themselves (NHTSA, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety).
You have to really smack someone upside the head for them to comprehend it. It makes no sense to ban something that cannot be enforced. Make cell phone use in general illegal while driving, or get rid of the law. Cells phones have become a part of everyday life for Americans. Regulate their usage.
Stop Texting & Driving Purpose: To persuade my audience to stop using their cell phones while driving a vehicle because it is irresponsible and extremely dangerous. Specific Purpose: Using a cell phone while driving is not only dangerous to you, but others on the road and is one of the top reasons today for car accidents. Attention Grabber: How many people here have texted while driving? I am like most people where I have texted while driving, but after I got into an accident a couple years back because I was distracted by texting, I rethought the level of importance of texting while driving. (show picture of my car) this is the result of what happened to me when I was texting on my way home from work a couple weeks ago.
Kathryn Schwaebler AC0414615 SP180.0.2 Principles of Public Speaking Assignment 6_06 Organizing and Outlining Your Speech Date of Submission 06/01/2013 Title: Why banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwide A) General Purpose: To inform the audience about how unsafe it is to drive a car while texting or talking On your cell phone. B) Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to think about the dangers of driving while using your Cell phone. C) Central Idea: Banning the use of cell phones while driving should be brought to the attention of both the House and the senate. I Introduction A. Did you know that talking or texting on your cell phone is dangerous?
Texting while driving is irresponsible and extremely dangerous, not only to the driver texting, but to everyone close by. It only takes a second for a disaster to occur on the highways, and texting takes the driver's attention off the road for more than a second. Texting or calling while driving has the potential to cause a serious car accident that can have fatal results. Speaking on a cell phone is already illegal in many states. Texting while driving is even more dangerous.
Johnson gives statistics showing that talking on a cell phone is as dangerous as driving drunk. Moreover, she points out the increasing number of accidents caused by cell phone use. Her conclusion is that we need to personally decide not to use a cell phone while driving and that we need to educate our friends and family to give up using cell phones while driving too. I agree with Jones that cell phones are dangerous and that we should personally choose to not use one while driving; however, I’d go further than Jones by adding that we need to have laws that prohibit anyone from using cell phones in
It will deactivate text messages and limits your phone calls to two emergency numbers. 3. This leaves the driver fully capable of keeping their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. B. Cellphone companies and software creators have also pitched in to keeping their customers from being distracted while driving as well. 1.
I am hoping that you seriously learn that text driving is just not worth it. Learn that a message can wait until you are stopped or at a safe location. We need to find ways to inform every one of the dangers of texting while driving, and this is not just for our teens but also for adults. Purpose and Scope The purpose of this report is to convenience everyone that they have a decision to make, and everyone is responsible for their own action. People need to understand and learn the consequences of text driving, learning that it is not worth the lives that are being lost.
Tombeaker Mrs. gray American Literature 20 September 2011 Distractions While Driving While safety may be first in most people’s mind, it is typically last on our to-do lists. If you are concerned for your safety while driving you should avoid texting and talking on your cell phone, talking to passengers, eating and drinking, getting ready, and being a DJ. These five everyday bad habits while driving can be life threatening and by refraining from them you can save your self from the risk of a deadly accident. First on the list is texting and talking on the phone. Texting and talking on the phone can be dangerous and affect your driving by causing you to concentrate on the person you are talking to rather than the road.