One night I took my girlfriend out to the movies. It was opening day for the movie she wanted to see, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. I warned her that opening day meant there would be a lot of people there so we might not get a great seat. I also indicated to her that the movies¡¦ indented audience was for the younger crowd. We accepted these facts and went anyways. We were enjoying the movie Harry Potter 4 until there was an annoyance. It was not the fact that there was more than a capacity crowd or that little kids were acting up. The distractions were the people¡¦s cell phones to each side of us. One guy was talking on his phone to his buddy wail the girl next to us was text messaging her friend. It made movie night a disaster.
The people who sat next to us did not understand cell phone etiquette. People should understand when the appropriate time is to use a cell phone. People should not use it wail driving, turn it down in quiet public settings, and not consider a cell phone call top priority. People need to understand that they can be an annoyance and a danger to society wail on the phone.
We see it everyday. Someone driving in front of you that is not paying any attention to others on the road. We pass them and see that they are talking away on there cell phone. People may think that this is not that big of an issue but it is. ¡§At first safety experts focused on the problem as part of the larger one of driver distractions in general. These can include anything that reduces driver concentration on road hazards from drinking coffee to talking with another passenger. Now there is increasing evidence that the dangers associated with cell-phone use outweigh those of other distractions. (iii.org)¡¨ On the road, ¡§6.4 percent of crash fatalities are distraction related. (iii.org)¡¨ People need to realize talking on the phone instead of driving could end up making their drive home their last drive.
Another issue is the annoyance of a cell... [continues]
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