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Checking of the emails in smart phones among the US citizens is a rampant incident that leads to destructive driving. Driving as well as texting at the same time can be very dangerous to the lives of individuals for it can cause many accidents. Institutions that is responsible for enacting laws to put this act to stop by coming up with guidelines to the use of phones while driving. Laws, rules and procedures need to be used to illegalize the act of driving while texting to keep save the lives of persons from accidents (Jaytay).
Using of mobile phones does distract drivers in many ways of which it includes; physical destruction, instead of paying much attention the physical tasks that are required while driving. Gear changing and steering are the physical tasks that an individual need to concentrate on while driving. The driver has to use one or both of their hands to operate the phone. The next distraction is the visual destruction. Mobile phones distract an individual while driving in two ways. That is the driver has to move their eyes to and from the road and concentrate on the text. Secondly, while operating the phone, the eyes should be on the road and hence are not properly positioned to the road thus causing accidents (Darden).
Sound is another form of distraction caused by texting. Here, attention will move from the road and directed to the sounds of the emails and messages that enter the phone. It normally applies when the phones sound is of poor quality. In addition, some people are cognitively distracted during the process of texting. In this case, thoughts of the driver diverted from the road and redirected into the conversation that is going on the phone (Evans). All the forms of destruction by mobile phones are the highest cause of accidents in various roads, and the most affected generation is the youthful generation. In other states, restrictions are major to minors and individuals who just acquired the license. Other institutions
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This is a greater problem that one can envisage to begin with here. The usage of cell phones has essentially meant that the individuals are both talking over the phone or texting while driving, which in either case is a sin of the highest order. This might look like an acrobatic exercise but the fact is that texting and talking while driving is insane, and completely out of the equation that brings into mind empathy.
Impaired driving after taking substances that might intoxicate the driver is a social malady that attracts substantial hatred and notice from all spheres of the population. Ironically an activity like texting while driving that deserves equal if not more hatred and importance goes by almost unnoticed.
Already, 30 states in the US have legislation prohibiting texting while driving in place. However, evidence suggests that the law is not strong enough to stop people from doing this. According to reports (cited in Buzzle.com), a total of 16,000 people died in accidents caused by drivers sending text messages while driving between 2001 and 2007.
Miraculously, he survived the crash albeit with serious injuries that he had to learn to walk again; thus, after his recovery he dedicated a lot of time to create awareness on the dangers of driving while texting so that he could assist his colleagues not to make a mistake like his.
revolves around whether texting while driving should be made illegal and whether by banning this the rate of accidents caused by distraction will diminish.
Thesis: Texting while driving, fiddling with numerous devices in the car, including the cell phone is a primary factor
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