Talking on the Phone While Driving Essay

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On may third two thousand and ten, at nine o'clock in the morning i received a ticket for driving while in use of a motor vehicle. At the time of the suspected incident, i had just pulled up to a red stop light and was running a little late because of the traffic. So i decided to call my sergeant which is in charge of me to let him know what was going on, i picked up my cell phone after i had come to a complete stop and then called him, at this time the light is still red, i talked to my Sgt on the phone for maybe like a total of about forty seconds at the most . Hung up the cell phone on my end. At this point still stopped at the red light waiting for it to turn green, well i waited for the light to finally turn green this is when i proceed to drive on at this point, i got about maybe one hundred yards down the road and looked in my rearview mirror and i see red and blue lights, i began to pull to the side of the road to let the officer pass the next thing i know he is pulling up behind me. The officer walks up to the car, gives his reason for pulling me over then gave me a citation then proceeded to tell me that had i ran a red light or ran a stop sign that he could have over looked the ticket or let me go with basically a warning, which made no sense because doing something of that nature seems a lot more dangerous than talking on a cell phone at a red light stopped, at this point now you know why i'm attempting to write this essay on why not to drive and use a cell phone while in a motor vehicle. At FT Riley there is a post law that it is basically illegal for a person to operate a motor vehicle on public roads while using a cell phone. They also inform you of this when you get to post and start to go thru all of your briefs that you receive. Because of the nature of this ticket, had i been in a situation were i was actually driving down the road and caused an accident from me not being attentive while i was driving that it...
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