Distracted While Driving Essays and Term Papers

  • Distracted While Driving

    Distracted While Driving Virtually anyone who has a driver’s license has been introduced to the idea that distracted driving causes accidents. However, the consequences of distracted driving are far more than just predictable and often taken lightly. Predictable events can be avoided. Since these...

      1057 Words | 3 Pages   Distracted driving, Traffic collision, Texting while driving, Text messaging

  • Driving while distracted

    ENG 101 17 October 2013 Driving While Distracted It is hard to accomplish any task if your attention has been diverted from its main focus, much less driving. The definition of the word “distracted”, according to Wikipedia, is ‘the lack of ability to pay attention; lack of interest in a task or...

      898 Words | 2 Pages   Distracted driving

  • Distracted Driving

    text your co-worker or boss to let them know that you will be late for work. All you can remember later is the brief glimpse down to your cell phone while using your other hand to steer the car blindly. The trip to the hospital was short; you had your seat belt on and walked away with only minor injuries...

      2142 Words | 5 Pages   Mobile phones and driving safety, Drunk drivers, Distracted driving, Drunk driving in the United States

  • Distracted Driving

    October 16th, 2012 You’re driving, you get a text from your best friend, and you just look at the screen of your cell phone when suddenly BAM you’re in a car accident! In just ten seconds your whole life turned upside down by what, a car accident, because you were just distracted for about ten seconds....

      985 Words | 3 Pages   Distracted driving, Traffic collision, Drunk drivers, Drunk driving in the United States

  • distracted driving

    Maggie Behm Distracted driving is exactly what it sounds like. Distracted driving is driving while distracted. These distractions can range anywhere from eating to using a cell phone while driving- texting or calling, from loud music to having friends and family members in the car with you while you are...

      1137 Words | 2 Pages   Distracted driving, Traffic collision, Road traffic safety

  • Distracted Driving

    19 Santa Maria, CA Eric Okerblom got struck from behind while riding his bicycle from a car going about 60 mph while the girl driving was distracted by texting. This situation could have been prevented in many ways. Texting and driving is very dangerous and there are many ways to avoid it. The girl...

      1348 Words | 5 Pages   Distracted driving, Texting while driving, Traffic collision

  • Distracted Driving

    You feel the buzzing in your pocket and pull out your cell phone to respond to the text. While looking down, you run into a few people. After a few quick apologies, you continue on your way. You are talking on your phone in the hallway, you bump into something and start saying “Sorry” but it happens...

      926 Words | 3 Pages   Traffic collision, Distracted driving, Mobile phones and driving safety

  • Distracted Driving

    When driving, the risk of crashing is always a possibility; however with a cell phone in your hand the risk is four times greater. Using a cell phone while driving has become a big problem in areas around the globe and is reckless driving. Keisha Wall, a nineteen year old girl learned her lesson after...

      1825 Words | 5 Pages   Distracted driving, Mobile phones and driving safety, Drunk driving in the United States, Traffic collision

  • Distracted Driving

    Distracted Driving If you had the chance to save a life, wouldn’t you take it? If stopping one action would give you a 28.3 times more likely to not crash wouldn’t you stop? This one simple action is using a cell phone while driving. Only 10 out of the 50 states ban cell phone usage while driving....

      466 Words | 2 Pages   Mobile phones and driving safety, Handsfree

  • Distracted Driving

    Distracted Driving Hodges University ENG1101 Dr. Wesley Boozer August 12, 2013 Driving is supposed to be an experience that is enjoyable and safe. It’s not supposed to be one where the operator of the car is doing everything in the car but paying attention to the road. You drive your vehicle...

      255 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Distracted Driving

    Distracted Driving is a selfish and very dangerous way to drive. Over 3,000 people each year are killed due to either driving distracted or being hit by someone who is distracted. There are many types of distracted driving and all are equally as dangerous. Examples of distracted driving include texting...

      1044 Words | 3 Pages   Distracted driving, Texting while driving

  • Distracted Driving

    Eating, texting, and watching videos are all things we do in our living rooms but, would you do them while driving? Many people do and when they do they are not paying close enough attention to the road which, can result in certain consequence. There are consequences that are not to extreme such as getting...

      742 Words | 2 Pages   Texting while driving, Traffic collision

  • Distracted Driving

    driver morning work commute scenario. Today there is a greater amount of obstacles and tasks drivers are involved with while driving. There are three main causes of distracted driving which are multitasking, technology, and cell phones. According to Richard Pallardy in the article "The Age of the Automobile”...

      1717 Words | 5 Pages   Distracted driving, Traffic collision, Texting while driving, Driving under the influence

  • Distracted Driving

    passed making texting and driving illegal. This law was approved because of the mass amount of accidents occurring due to the operator of a vehicle texting while driving. I do not believe a Public Service Announcement about this topic will reduce the number of distracted driving related incidents. Other...

      606 Words | 2 Pages   Distracted driving, Traffic collision, Texting while driving

  • Distracted Driving

    Heck Eng 101-I020 4/11/13 Distracted Driving With one false move behind the wheel of a vehicle, someone’s life can change drastically. Many families are constantly reminded of what a distracted driver has done to make their life change in a matter of seconds. Driving is no easy task and it is especially...

      1507 Words | 4 Pages   Texting while driving

  • Distracted Driving

    Persuasive Essay- Distracted Driving On October 26th 2009, Ontario’s ban on the use of handheld devices while driving took effect. Since then, thousands of drivers in Ontario have broken this law. This causes major issues because, 1) Using handheld devices while driving can cause many road...

      559 Words | 2 Pages   Traffic collision, Distracted driving, Handsfree

  • distracted driving

     According to the New York Times, using a phone while operating a vehicle puts drivers at four times the risk of crashing as other drivers. The likelihood that the crash would happen is the same as someone with a .08 percent blood alcohol level (where drivers are considered to be intoxicated) (Richtel...

      506 Words | 2 Pages   Distracted driving, Traffic collision, Mobile phones and driving safety

  • Distracted Driving

    Distracted driving is a very big issue with today’s teens. Our generation has a lot more distractions to deal with then previous generations did. Things like cell phones make a conversation more tempting even with text messaging even though it can cause a lot more damage then we realize. Distracted driving...

      1166 Words | 3 Pages   Distracted driving, Texting while driving, Traffic collision, Drunk driving in the United States

  • Distracted Driving

    Distracted Driving In the year 2009, 16% of total fatalities have involved distracted drivers and the numbers would be 5474 people killed. These are more than 5000 people who won’t get to spend time with family, see their children or parents, talk about good old times with friends, or finish school...

      871 Words | 3 Pages   Distracted driving, Persuasion, Traffic collision

  • Distracted Driving

     Abstract Distracted driving is any behavior that impairs the ability of a driver to operate a motor vehicle safely. Widespread cell phone ownership, the convenience and connectivity they offer and our virtual addiction to their habitual use, have made cell phones a significant distraction and a major...

      4103 Words | 19 Pages   Distracted driving, Mobile phones and driving safety, Texting while driving, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety