"Texting And Driving Should Be Banned" Essays and Research Papers

  • Texting And Driving Should Be Banned

    Should Drivers Be Banned From Talking And Texting While Driving? Abstract: Distracted driving is a leading cause to automobile fatalities. Distracted driving can range from talking, texting…to eating, and drinking…. This topic has been a debate issue between several experts and U.S. citizens. The Experts have different point of views. One of the experts feels that integrated devices will solve the issue. The second expert feels that law enforcement focus only on texting and driving but there are...

    Automobile, Bluetooth, Distraction 2829  Words | 7  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Texting and Driving Adrianna Contreras Kaplan University CM220 Professor Thompson May 1, 2012 In the middle of the night, a police comes to the Johnsons door to tell them that an accident has occurred and that their teenage daughter is deceased and another teen is in critical care. The accident was caused by texting and driving. Now the Johnsons have to go the morgue and identify their daughter, this is an accident that could have been prevented. In the Treasure Valley, there have been...

    Death, Law, Mothers Against Drunk Driving 1490  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    creates a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted.” Texting and driving is dangerous because as a result of it a multitude of horrible things occur. Opposing sides argue that making texting and driving illegal would increase accidents, however, because texting and driving causes injuries, fatalities, and accidents it is a serious problem and needs to be made illegal. On the other hand, some people argue that making texting and driving illegal is going to do harm rather than good...

    Accidents, Causality, SMS 960  Words | 5  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Texting and driving Sitting on the highway in traffic and the cell phone goes off. Hearing the familiar text message ringtone a person starts to think, “Maybe it is my friend telling me about the update on the party tonight, or my mother, what if something is wrong?” It does not look like traffic is going to be moving anytime soon, and knowing that it would only take a minute, if that, to respond, they do. Before they know it, the car in front of them stops too fast and there in an accident. Texting...

    Instant messaging, Mobile phone, SMS 1512  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    2010 Texting and Driving Should Be Banned in Every State. Should the laws for texting while driving be the same in every State? In today’s society, the vast majority of people rely on a cell phone of their choice to talk, text, or e-mail. The most popular and dangerous is texting while driving. In most state texting while driving is ban for everyone and in other states there is an age limit for texting and driving. The laws should be the same for all states, which would ban texting while...

    Automobile, Cellular network, Distraction 983  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting And Driving

    from Texting Nowadays, messaging on a cell phone while driving is an everyday occurrence. Drivers all over engage in these activities without fully understanding the consequences that certainly can follow. Texting and driving, even for a second, can take your eyes off the road long enough to be distracting and hazardous to you. Notably, researchers have come to the conclusion that texting and driving accidents are prone from the advance usage of increased technology. Today texting and driving is compared...

    BlackBerry, Instant messaging, Mobile phone 1365  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Texting and Driving: Leads to Distraction Imagine driving down the road where the sun is shining and the wind is blowing in your hair, you’re having a grand old time driving and then all of a sudden someone rams in the back of your car. This is the behavior of texting while driving is proven to be unsafe. Maryland passed a new law about no cell phones in the hands of the driver while the vehicle is on; to use your cell phone it has to be hands free device. Having this law, people still text and...

    Automobile, Bluetooth, Cellular network 2911  Words | 6  Pages

  • Driving and Texting

    when texting and driving because it’s distracting, causes injuries and can kill you or someone else. B. In today’s lifestyle, text messaging is a main form of communication. Most people who own a cell phone revel in the wonders of text messaging: it’s fast and it’s easy. We impulsively respond to that buzz of our phones and often tune out our surroundings. Unfortunately, an overwhelming amount of drivers don’t hesitate to both read and respond to test messages while driving. Recently...

    Instant messaging, Mobile phone, Philippines 1084  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Asheville, North Carolina was 16 years old when she died from distracted driving1. She was driving to help tutor a student when she veered into another lane, crashing into an oncoming vehicle1. At the scene, her phone was found with a received text message at the time of the crash1. “Just in 2010, 3,092 people were killed in crashes [like the incidents above] involving a distracted driver…” Distracted driving has become the number one killer of Americans in the past few years, having alcohol related...

    Alcohol law, Driving under the influence, Federal government 2245  Words | 6  Pages

  • Texting While Driving Proposal

    Texting while Driving should be Illegal in all States A Proposal to the People of the United States Do you feel comfortable on the roads of your home town knowing that an accident is bound to happen, seeing that one person swerving from lane to lane while they are texting on their phone? The purpose of this research is to make texting while driving illegal in all states in order to put less people at risk of getting into an automobile accident. Texting while driving is an act of sending...

    Instant messaging, Mobile phone, Personal digital assistant 1409  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting While Driving

    Mrs. Mann English 4 21 April 2010 Texting while driving is NOT worth the risk The number one source of driver inattention is use of a cell phone. Drivers that text or talk on cell phones while driving are four times more likely to get into crashes serious enough to injure themselves (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety). My first and only wreck so far, since I receiving my license a year ago, was caused because of texting while driving. Luckily I wasn’t going very fast, so no one...

    Cellular network, Distraction, Mobile phone 1604  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Texting and Driving Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that texting and driving is becoming a huge national problem, and propose a policy change to rectify the situation Thesis: Texting and driving is one of the nations leading causes of car crashes. While there are some laws in effect, people whom text and drive need to be held more accountable. While there is no simple solution, there are further steps that need to be done in order to ultimately resolve this issue. Pattern of Organization:...

    Automobile, Driving under the influence, Mobile phone 1747  Words | 5  Pages

  • Texting While Driving

    English 115 5 April 2013 Texting While Driving: Worse Than Drinking and Driving I was on the freeway on my way to school when all of a sudden out of nowhere a car pulled into my lane without any signal. I slammed on my brakes because the car almost hit me. The driver never turned to look. I honked my horn, but the driver didn’t take into consideration my horn and kept driving. I changed lanes and caught up with the car to see who was driving, and it was a young female texting on her phone. She kept...

    Automobile, Cellular network, Driving 877  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Texting while driving is a dangerous event. It’s something that isn’t illegal all over the U.S just in some states but needs to be all over the U.S soon, but how can this happen if there are so many questions that need to be answered before the other states could or would even want to try to make it illegal. Why text and drive? Why risk your life as well as others lives? Does law enforcement have to prove that someone was texting and driving and if so how can they prove it? Can someone really multitask...

    Instant messaging, Mobile phone, Police 1513  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting While Driving

    Texting While Driving The number one leading cause of teenage driving deaths and crashes is texting while driving. Texting while driving is teenagers’ number one driving distraction (Cell Phone). Texting while driving has not really been a big concern until recently. Law enforcement have realized that the percentage of texting and driving accident have risen over the past years. Texting while driving has been getting ignored but now it’s time to bring it to the light to save some lives. Texting...

    Automobile, Instant messaging, Mobile phone 943  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Attention Please! Texting and driving go hand in hand for a lot of Michigan drivers. Too many people on the road are disobeying the law and causing danger to all. It could be the guy behind you, who for some reason cannot drive within the lines. Perhaps it is the lady in front of you, whose head keeps popping up and down as she tries to keep her attention on what she’s typing on her phone, and the road. Whether people think they have the skill to text and drive, or just do not see the existing...

    Automobile, Cellular network, Instant messaging 1580  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Texting and driving is just as bad as drinking and driving As if drunk driving wasn't dangerous enough, put anyone with a cell phone behind the wheel and it gets much worse. "Vehicle crashes are one of the top causes of death for just 15-20 year olds" (Thomas, 2009). "Emma Vieira, 19, of Colchester, Vermont, left a woman in a coma and killed a dog as a result of an accident back in August of 2011. Vieira was texting at the time of the accident. About 6,000 deaths are caused by distracted...

    Automobile, Driving under the influence, Mobile phone 777  Words | 3  Pages

  • texting and driving

     Is Texting and Driving as bad as Drinking and Driving? Amber King Zane State College There are many dangers when both drinking while driving and texting while driving. In this essay the two will be compared and contrasted to find why people do them even with the dangerous consequences. Drivers think they can text while driving and also drink while driving because they think they can get away with it because nothing has affected them in the past while...

    Alcoholic beverage, Drink, Driving under the influence 1202  Words | 6  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    March 2013 “Should texting and driving have more serious consequences?” Most think before they drink and drive, but most do not think twice about texting and driving. Next time you are in the driver’s seat and about to pull out your cell phone, think twice and think about the dangers involved in text while driving. In today’s lifestyle, text messaging is a main form of communication. People impulsively respond to that buzz of their cell phones and often tune out the surroundings. Texting while driving...

    BlackBerry, Bluetooth, Cellular network 1938  Words | 5  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Loyd Refutation Paper ENC 1102 23 September 2014 Texting While Driving “Despite the dangers of texting while driving, many behind the wheel just can't seem to stop. One idea from Apple could put up more of a roadblock. Published on Tuesday by the US Patent and Trademark Office, an Apple patent called “driver handheld computing lock out” proposes a couple of different ways to cut off texting and other cell phone features while a person is driving. In one scenario, Apple's technology would work on...

    Americas, Bluetooth, Law 777  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting While Driving

    Texting While Driving ------------------------------------------------- Dimple Jariwala ------------------------------------------------- December 8, 2009 ------------------------------------------------- Dr. Kristen Walls Bibliography: Cruz, Gilbert. "Driving Us to Distraction." Time 24 Aug. 2009: 45. General OneFile. Web. 30 Nov. 2009. <http://find.galegroup.com/gps/start.do?prodId=IPS&userGroupName=tlc079053370>. “ Texting While Driving: The New Drunk Driving” Stephanie...

    Driver's license, Instant messaging, Mobile phone 920  Words | 3  Pages

  • Why texting while and driving should be forbidden

     Why Texting While Driving Should Be Forbidden September 18, 2013 Why Texting While Driving Should Be Forbidden How would you feel if someone that you held dear to your heart was severely injured or robbed of his or her life over a simple text message? What would be your choice of action if you received a text message while driving? Texting while driving is a dangerous habit that drivers have developed due to texting’s popularity and entertainment. However...

    Instant messaging, Mobile phone, SMS 834  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    minute your driving down the road texting your best friend and the next thing you know you are waking up in a hospital with serious injuries as a result of a head-on collision, not knowing what happened. Texting is such a common and trendy option these days that not only young people and teenagers do it, but also it is so easy and convenient enough that now even the oldest adults do it (Burns). Now that many people participate in texting, they sadly cannot prevent themselves from texting while they...

    2008 Chatsworth train collision, Automobile, Instant messaging 1363  Words | 4  Pages

  • Dangers of Texting While Driving

     English Comp I 13 September 2013 Dangers of Texting While Driving Technology has become a large part of our society. Mobile phones have become a staple to millions of people throughout the world, but with this technology comes a lack of responsibility that can cause harm to others. Texting has become a popular form of communication in the fast paced society we live in today. Texting and driving has become a growing epidemic. Statistics continue to prove how dangerous it is and why people...

    Instant messaging, Mobile phone, SMS 1053  Words | 3  Pages

  • Should Texting While Driving Be Banned

    Should texting while driving be banned? The hazards of texting while driving are quite pronounced on the roads today. Danger in the rouse of cell phone use is not unfamiliar to lawmakers and organizations. Cell phones are a convenience in the way that they allow a person to message, call, and email others, all at the tip of their fingers. Ever since 1973, these mobile devices have improved to become more efficient for people of all ages to use (When Was the Cell Phone). More than 8 percent of drivers...

    Cellular network, Mobile phone, Push-button telephone 616  Words | 2  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Chantay Lowe English 1301 Persuasive Essay People should be cited for texting while driving because not only are drivers putting themselves in danger but also everyone else around them. Statistics have indicated that over 6,000 deaths and well over half a million injuries have occurred due to drivers using cell phones in 2011 alone. Drivers sending or receiving test messages take their eyes off of the road for at least five seconds which is enough time to cover an entire football field...

    Instant messaging, Mobile phone, SMS 1059  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting and driving

    Dangers of Texting and DrivingPublic SpeakingCOMS2303October 14, 2014Dangers of Texting and DrivingI think texting and driving is dangerous and whether or not it has affected you as of now, statistics show it could in the future. Did you know that texting while driving is now one of the most common distractions that take a driver’s eyes off the road today? Imagine if someone in your family, your mom, dad, or sibling were killed by a driver who was texting, how would you feel? Would you think...

    Accident, Brain, Cognition 732  Words | 2  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Divonnie Powell Ms. Sykes English Honor 4 March 29, 2013 Texting and Driving   Imagine seeing skid marks on the ground, a loud crash; “It was from a vehicle that swerved across the center line of a Haverhill street and crashed head on into Donald Bowley's truck, killing the 55-year-old father of three. Aaron Deveau, 18, who became the first driver in Massachusetts to be convicted of motor vehicle homicide by texting, has been sentenced to two years in prison and loss of his license for 15 years”...

    Automobile, Government, Mobile phone 2000  Words | 6  Pages

  • Banning Texting and Driving

    Texting While Driving Ban Abstract Automobile crashes as a result of texting while driving is an epidemic that has taken our nation by storm over the past decade. Whether people think they can safely type on their phone while driving, or just don’t think there is any real danger in the act does not matter. Texting while driving must be stopped. To do this our government must take action to both add uniformity to the laws and punishments bestowed on the offenders. But, it is also vital that the...

    Cellular network, Federal government of the United States, Mobile phone 2385  Words | 7  Pages

  • Personal Communication: Texting and Driving

    Duffy Texting and Driving More than 1 trillion text messages were sent worldwide last year. Texting while driving has become more common in today’s society than it has ever been. As a community, we have been bombarded with new technologies, such as iPhone’s, cell phones, tablets, etc. According to the National Safety Council it is estimated that 11 teen deaths happen per day, at least 1.6 million car accidents, 6,000 deaths and half a million injuries occur each year all in result of texting while...

    Automobile, Instant messaging, Mobile phone 1710  Words | 5  Pages

  • Texting WHile driving

     Ban on Texting Thesis: Texting while driving is a hazard to everyone who drives on the road, a ban on texting while driving will prevent this hazard and save peoples lives. I. Intro a. Give brief overview of the history of texting b. Discuss the problems of texting while driving c. Thesis State -make texting while driving illegal II. Body a. Discuss all of the places where texting while driving is illegal and how it has helped b. Discuss how it has been advertised to stop...

    Federal government of the United States, Ford Motor Company, Instant messaging 2321  Words | 7  Pages

  • texting and driving

     Student Name: Alexis Porras Speech Type: Persuasive Dangers of Texting and Driving Organization Type: Problem-Soultion Pattern Attention Getter Type: audience participation/ survey Conclusion Type: Call to Action Goal/Purpose To persuade my audience to stop texting and driving. Introduction 1. Each day in the United States, more than 9 people are killed and more than 1,060 people are injured in crash a day. That are reported to involve a distracted driver reported by the...

    BlackBerry, Bluetooth, Cellular network 1131  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting and Driving Research Paper

    No State Left Behind: Laws Against Distracted Driving In Idaho and as a Nation The majority of the people in the world don’t intentionally put themselves in dangerous situations, yet tragedies occur every day. Each year a motorcycle hill climbing competition is held in New Plymouth, Idaho called the Big Nasty Hill Climb. On September 19, 2009 my sister’s best friend Lacy Fine set out for a day of fun with her cousin Brittani and her cousin’s boyfriend Carlos to watch the hyped up event. She’s never...

    Carolyn McCarthy, Legislature, Mobile device 2422  Words | 7  Pages

  • Dangers of Texting Driving

    114 3rd June, 2015 Persuasive Speech Outline Topic: Dangers of Texting and Driving Specific Purpose : To persuade my audience not to text while driving because it is very dangerous. Thesis Statement: Texting and cellphones uses should be banned while driving. Using cell phone would make drivers have less control of the vehicles and more likely accident occurs. I. INTRODUCTION A. Cell phones are troublesome while driving. When a driver keeps talking or listening to music he or is not supposed...

    BlackBerry, Instant messaging, IPhone 957  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Texting while driving is the act of composing, sending, reading text messages, email while driving. (Wikipedia) The age group with the greatest proportion of distracted drivers was the under-20 age group. (2009,NHTSA) With todays technology teenagers feel the need to be connected to their friends at all time. Even the simplest of conversations become extremely important due to the fact that they feel like they need to be talking twenty four seven. Texting and driving is so common that it increases...

    2005 singles, Accidents, Automobile 1119  Words | 4  Pages

  • Driving Being Banned

    3 20 March, 2013 Should Cell Phone Use While Driving be Illegal? Over the last couple years there have been many accidents due to texting and driving or talking on the phone while driving. It can be very distracting and can cause several problems. Should all cell phone use, texting and talking on the phone, be banned while driving? There are not very many states that have banned texting and driving or talking on a hands free cell phone. Why should cell phones be banned if drivers listen to...

    Bluetooth, Cellular network, Distraction 1340  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting and driving

    Running Head: The Dangers of Texting and Driving The Dangers of Texting and Driving It was an evening I will never forget. What I saw that night will impact me for the rest of my life. The night started off normally. My girlfriend and I went out to enjoy a nice dinner with my family, but the night took an unexpected turn on our way home. We were driving along I17 and decided to exit the freeway to stop and get gas. We noticed a car fly by us at an incredibly fast rate...

    Automobile, Bluetooth, Mobile phone 2790  Words | 7  Pages

  • Texting While Driving

    Stephen Hayes 12-3-14 English Comp I Mrs. Daniels Texting While Driving is Dangerous A split second is all it takes to send a text. A split second is all it takes to end a life. Most of us don’t think of the dangers that can occur when sending a text while driving. Imagine a sixteen year old teenager, driving on the roads; all of a sudden the teen receives a text from a friend. A split second later, an accident occurs; the teen that couldn’t wait to send a text has just slammed into the back of...

    Instant messaging, Mobile phone, SMS 2375  Words | 9  Pages

  • Texting and Driving Speech

    Gadget Title: The use of cell phone should be banned while driving. General Purpose: To persuade Specific Purpose: To convince my audience that the use of cell phone while driving is dangerous. Central Idea: The use of cell phone should be banned while driving because of the minds not focus on the driving,the driving and the distraction by the phone. Organization: Problem, solution, solution Main Point: Point Elaborate • Mind cannot focus on driving • Distraction from the cell phone ...

    Cellular network, GSM, Mobile phone 1349  Words | 6  Pages

  • Texting While Driving

    and all, but what happens when these individuals are abusing these phones and using them while they are driving? Sending text messages distracts the drivers eyes, placing calls diverts their attention, and application usage is a huge distraction all on its own. There should be no question about it; cell phone use should be banned when behind the wheel of a car! How can one focus on driving if their attention is diverted to the phone to try and read a text message, or to try to send a text message...

    Automobile, Mobile phone, Road accidents 1688  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Outline I. Technology and Driving (History of problem) A. Texting and Driving 1. Nearly nine in 10 teenage drivers have engaged in distracted-driving behaviors such as texting or talking on a cellphone although most of them know that their actions increase their risk of crashing, a new survey finds 2. Text messaging creates a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted B. Distracted Driving 3. The top three behaviors that respondents...

    Distraction, Instant messaging, Mobile network operator 2237  Words | 6  Pages

  • Texting While Driving

    because our daily routines, our daily lives revolve around the habitual use of a cellular phone. Facebook, Perez Hilton, ESPN, Youtube, even the news--- Is this what you want the person next to you surfing while driving? Recently, our state was the 23rd state to pass the NO TEXTING WHILE DRIVING LAW, BUT IS THAT ENOUGH? NOW HOW MANY OF YOU HONESTLY HAVE RECENTLY TEXT MESSAGED, GO ON THE INTERNET, OR TALK AND DRIVE WITH ONE HAND WHILE OPERATING YOUR MOTOR VEHICLE? WELLL….. Last year, 16 percent...

    Automobile, Bluetooth, Cell site 1633  Words | 6  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Text and Driving Introduction In todays generation, people have grown completely attatched to socializing, especially teens. But the two most favorite objects teens cherish is their phone and car. Phone; for texting, and car; for driving, They are both okay, but not together. What could texting and driving at the same time do? There are three main things. One...

    Accidents, Adolescence, Automobile 596  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    detrimental to society in very miniscule ways which does not pose a threat to the livelihood of any individuals. In some cases, however, this overuse of technology can prove to be deadly. More exclusively, I am choosing to analyze the dangers of driving while text messaging. Because of peoples need for fast information and easier ways to communicate, text messaging has become extremely popular within the past decade. Text message use has steadily increased each and every year since the technology...

    Bluetooth, Instant messaging, Mobile phone 1861  Words | 5  Pages

  • Texting And Driving

    Browning Professor Nance English Composition I 2 December 2014 Texting While Driving, Why is it a Norm? A group of friends were crossing the street when bam! A car ran a red light and struck them. The driver was texting on the cell phone. Each year, 5,000 traffic fatalities are caused by distraction on a phone (Key Facts: Distractions). This statistic from the American Automobile Association shows the dangerous effects of texting and driving. However, many states are now looking at laws to change...

    Driver's education, Driver's license, Mobile phone 1209  Words | 5  Pages

  • Physiological Reason Behind Texting and Driving

    Mendeley. Web. 19 Apr. 2013. . Bowers, Amanda. "In View." Texting While Driving Has Drastic Consequences :. 04 Feb. 2011. Web. 19 Apr. 2013. "Federal Ban on Texting for Commercial Truck Drivers." DOT Press Release. United States Department of Transportation, 06 Jan. 2010. Web. 19 Apr. 2013. . "Local Section." WTOP.com. WTOP, 08 Apr. 2012. Web. 19 Apr. 2013. . Pastorino, Ellen E. "Get Psyched!" The Truth About Texting and Talking While Driving. Sussex Publishers, 04 Apr. 2012. Web. 19 Apr. 2013. ...

    Bluetooth, Cellular network, Driver's license 1672  Words | 7  Pages

  • Texting

    culprit — texting while driving. While captaining her Chevrolet Lumina, Brittany decided to text her mother, distracting her from the road ahead. Instead of hitting the send button, Brittany’s life hit the end button, as she drove off an embankment, went airborne, and smashed into a utility pole (Friedman, pars. 2-4). Stories like Brittany’s raise questions over whether or not texting while driving should be banned. Nowadays it is growing exceedingly common to see drivers using the texting application...

    Automobile, Instant messaging, Mobile phone 1899  Words | 6  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    our lives happen in spite of our most intricate plans. Tonight, I want to talk to you about texting and driving. Last year, the cellular company AT&T debuted a ten minute documentary entitled “The Last Text.” The video features a group of individuals whose lives were all changed in a matter of seconds. The real stories depict the circumstances of individuals whose lives have been adversely affected by texting behind the wheel. Right now, I want to show you the 90 second version of this video **SHOW...

    Driving under the influence, Drunk driving, Instant messaging 1687  Words | 4  Pages

  • problem texting while driving

    McFall 1 Inquiry and Expression February 25, 2011 Texting While Driving The distraction caused when you try to do two activities simultaneously severely decreases the chance of being successful at both of them. One of the best examples of this is the use of cell phones while driving. An unbelievable 81 percent of Americans admit to texting while driving, despite the numerous warnings about the dangers of doing so. Texting while driving statistics and facts easily prove that this problem has...

    Distraction, Mobile phone, Pew Research Center 718  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting While Driving

    Texting and Driving Outline Topic: Texting while operating a motorized vehicle Purpose: The purpose of this essay to to show the dangers to you and others on the road while texting while driving. Audience: Teen Drivers Police Parents Any liscensed driver Thesis: Unless the benefits of cell phones outweigh the risk of texting while driving, we should restrict the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle. Preview: Texting and driving should...

    Attention span, Automobile, Cellular network 608  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting and Driving

    Texting and Driving Crash- It Can Wait Tiffany Wilkerson Southeastern Technical College AT&T is a major phone corporation. This company has also taken a huge stance on texting and driving. The number of people killed in distraction-affected crashes decreased slightly from 3,360 in 2011 to 3,328 in 2012. An estimated 421,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver, this was nine percent increase from the estimated 387,000 people injured in 2011. Texting is...

    Instant messaging, Mobile phone, SMS 985  Words | 4  Pages

  • texting and driving

    We may all be guilty of texting while driving. Even if it is at a stoplight, and no one is moving, many of us will check our phones. The days of just driving are long gone. We are living in a society that is fast-moving, where multi-tasking and the importance of checking a text or checking social media have consumed us. The best practice intervention model we believe best addresses texting and driving is cognitive behavioral therapy. “Cognitive behavioral therapy attempts to alter the individual’s...

    Cognitive behavioral therapy, Emotion, Mind 1214  Words | 5  Pages

  • The dangers of texting while driving

     Introduction: Automobile crashes as a result of texting while driving is an outbreak that has taken the nation by storm over the past decade. Whether people think they can safely type on their phone while driving, or just don’t think there is any real danger in the act does not matter. Texting while driving must be stopped. To do this government must take action to both add uniformity to the laws and punishments bestowed on the offenders. But, it is also vital that the government provide ample...

    Automobile, Cellular network, Instant messaging 746  Words | 3  Pages

  • Persuassive Essay on Texting and Driving

    blamed on distracted driving and most of the distractions are caused by cell phone usage.” Many drivers today have such busy lives and never have time to get the things they need to do complete in one day’s time. This leaves them to get things done while on the road. Checking emails is a top priority for Americans and since many have Smartphone’s, they will do it on the road as well as send text messages. There are many laws being established to try to prevent distracted driving from happening, although...

    Automobile, Instant messaging, Mobile phone 983  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting While Driving

    Fall Texting While Driving Texting While Driving MY CURRENT EVENT: An Ironic Case of Texting while Driving If you show me someone who says they have never texted while driving, I’ll show you a liar. While many laws have been put into place and public service announcements made to discourage people from using their cell phone while driving, many still do it. I only have a ten-minute drive to work, and I typically see at least 5 people using their phones while driving during...

    Instant messaging, Mobile phone, SMS 1186  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting while Driving

    Bibliography for Texting While Driving DeVry UniversityAnnotated Bibliography for Texting While Driving So many people are affected by the actions of those, when it comes to texting while driving, from kids, sisters and brothers to aunts, uncles and others who suffer in in result. Ttexting while driving impairs the driver’s abilities, because of this, many people has died from innocent adults to innocent children. People text while in school zones, and even use the internet while driving, to navigate...

    Automobile, Cellular network, Driver's license 1183  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting While Driving

    Texting While Driving by Liz Coram How many people text behind the wheel of their vehicle? Can we relate to the following story? Jaci Lemons* is driving down the street, headed to school. The 17 year old driver is texting another friend. As she looks down to read the incoming text, Jaci veers off to the right and crashes head-on into the back of a parked vehicle. She is taken to the hospital, but after brief examination by the attending ER doctor, Jaci is released. Thankfully, the only thing...

    Automobile, Driving, Mobile network operator 892  Words | 3  Pages

  • Texting and Drunk Driving

    Texting and Drinking While Driving While being behind the wheel in a vehicle, he or she should always be alert and aware of what they’re doing. A good amount of recent car accidents have been from feeble-minded people driving while intoxicated, or texting when they should be focusing on the road. In my opinion not one is more dangerous than the other because they’re both life threatening. There are many similarities and differences between texting while driving and driving while drunk...

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  • It Can Wait: Texting and Driving

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