Is Cell Phone Usage Taking over Society

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Is Cell Phone Usage Taking Over Society?

The cyber technology we have become accustomed to in the technological generation, is causing danger to our growth and, quite literally, our lives. As we “text” our way through an argument, and email our way into someone’s heart, we impel a high risk of becoming slaves to the destruction of human interrelation and interaction. Will cell phones cause yet another distraction or impairment while driving? “According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving resulted in nearly 6,000 fatalities and 515,000 injuries last year alone. One in 20 crashes was linked to cell phones. Drivers who talk on cell phones are four times more likely to crash than those who don't; drivers who text are 23 times more likely to crash. Even more startling is the fact that 87 percent of teen drivers admit to texting behind the wheel“(

Once upon a time, in the 1990s, a landline rang. On the other end was a person on another like telephone connected to a phone jack. During this time, long distance calling was expensive to use, not to mention, any feature a top the original fee of a local landline, costing extra unnecessary dollars. While the days of large and frightening telephone bills are over, the rise of technological bondage is exceedingly present. Currently, a person can survive on one cellular phone, alone, with a minimal package costing forty dollars or less. It is wonderful to say telephone bills cost only a minimal fee, paid with little or no apprehension, but the desire and unquenched need to become a part of the technological up rise of cell phone-mania is ever presently destroying our society in communication and distraction. “I am naked without my cell phone.” How many have used this expression? It began with the relentless chatting away for endless hours to another cell phone carrier to minimal minutes package...
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