Dangerous Driving Habits

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Dangerous Driving Habits
Colin Pemberton
ENGL 1301
August 12, 2012
Pauline Rodock

Dangerous Driving Habits Outline
Thesis: Many of today’s drivers have dangerous driving habits including texting and talking on their cellphone, driving impaired, and interacting with passengers. I. Introduction
II. Texting and Talking on Cell Phone
III. Driving Impaired
a. Alcohol
b. Drugs
IV. Interacting with Passengers
c. Spouse
d. Friends
e. Kids
V. Conclusion

Dangerous Driving Habits
Many of today’s accidents occur because of dangerous habits that are practiced by drivers. Some people believe that it is okay to do many different things while they are driving because they are good multitaskers. Just because you drive often does not mean that you are great driver. It is important to focus on the road because you need to be prepared for anything. Many of today’s drivers have dangerous driving habits including texting and talking on their cell phone, driving impaired, and interacting with passengers.

With the growing use of cell phones today texting while driving has become a big issue. This is especially true with teenage drivers. Many accidents have happened and left people dead or permanently injured because a driver was texting. Talking on the phone has also become a big issue. While talking on the phone about what your plans are for tonight or planning a business meeting, it is impossible to also be focused on the road and what is going on around you. Because of the severity of this issue many laws have been enacted to prohibit the use of cell phones while driving.

Driving impaired is another issue that is a big concern when it comes to driving. Whether under the influence of alcohol or drugs it is dangerous to drive impaired. By doing so you are not only putting your life at risk but the lives of other drivers as well. There are many people who say that they drive better drunk or high than they do when...
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