Distracted Driving Statistics Essays

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  • Mobile Phones Should Be Banned While Driving Essay

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    Mobile Phones Should Banned While Driving Using a mobile phone while driving is a common occurrence, and mobile phones should not be used while driving, all attention should be on the road and the surroundings. Some states have banned texting while driving but all mobile phone use while driving should be illegal, it should be illegal for all ages. Statistics from 2009 revealed that distracted drivers caused one out of five injury accidents, and there were nine hundred and ninety-five fatal accidents

  • Say No to Distracted Driving Essay

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    Say No To Distracted Driving Ashworth College May 23, 2015 It was nearly four years ago that I almost lost my uncle. I remember the call so clearly, “honey, there’s been an accident, and Uncle Jim isn’t doing well.” I instantly thought to myself, “I knew his excessive drinking would kill him eventually, I just didn’t think it would be so soon.” My mom proceeded to say, “we don’t know all of the details right now, but the police believe he was on the phone at the time of the accident. He went

  • A Solution To Teen Driving Deaths Essay

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    nightmare that teen driving has become. By increasing the severity and enforcement of driving laws, better informing young drivers, and changing the way teens think about driving and how it affects their safety, we can save thousands of young drivers and passengers from harmful and fatal accidents. Drivers aged 16-19 have the highest annual average of crash and driving violation rates (Teen Driver Crash Statistics). These numbers are often due to some form of distracted or unsafe driving. Factors including

  • Dangerous Drivers Essay

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    MARIAM JAWAD Dangerous drivers Driving a car is a full-time responsibility. A driver can expect all kinds of hazards while driving on highways, in residential streets, and in parking lots. However, many of today’s drivers have many dangerous habits while driving. These dangerous drivers may fit into one of the following three categories: aggressive drivers, distracted drivers, and drunk drivers. First of all, aggressive drivers or road rage drivers are the most common type of dangerous drivers

  • Teen Driving Essay

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    Did you know that, in regards to driving teenagers have 3 times the crash rate of an average adult (teen driving statistics, 2012)? Today teenagers, beginning at the age of 16 can get their G1 driving license and most can get their complete G license by the age of 18, some with as early as 17. This is too early. Teens need more time to mature. A total of 3,023 teenagers ages 16-19 died in motor vehicle crashes in 2011 (Teen driving statistics, 2012), and these are just the deaths. If we included

  • Distracted Driving Essay

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    Distracted driving isn't only amongst teens but adults as well. In the United States of America there is no ban or law keeping anyone from texting and driving. We have tried before to establish a bill with texting and driving and if violators of the bill would face up to $250 or 30 days in jail. This bill didn't last very long and today texting and driving is the leading cause of wrecks. There should be a law for this because more and more innocent people are losing their lives by the hands of a

  • Distracted Driving Essay

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    scourge is called distracted driving and it is especially affecting younger people. Distracted driving is when an individual is driving while using a cell phone, whether they are text messaging, emailing, or calling people According to a survey taken by Nationwide Insurance, eight out of ten drivers want to ban cell phone use all together. This is a deadly habit which should be banned in South Carolina. Multiple other states have already banned the use of cell phones while driving and for good reasons

  • Driving Essay

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    WHAT IS DISTRACTED DRIVING? Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person's attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety. These types of distractions include: Texting Using a cell phone or smartphone Eating and drinking Talking to passengers Grooming Reading, including maps Using a navigation system Watching a video Adjusting a radio, CD player, or MP3 player

  • Distracted Driving Essay

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    Distracted Driving Our generation is really lucky for living in such a high tech world with high tech smartphones. We have a million options for entertainment, tons of resources to learn new things, and gadgets that make life's little annoyances so much easier. Mobile phones are now becoming a bigger part of our lives. Today a mobile is much more than just a device for making a phone call. We embrace the benefits of using it as it keeps as closer to our loved ones wherever they are in the world

  • Texting While Driving Essay

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    to test messages while driving. 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? While driving a car, the driver’s attention