While Kelley was driving on I-4, a friend texted her. Kelley picked up her phone and read the text. While she began to laugh, she looked up and started to realize that she was too close to the truck in front of her which started to brake. Kelley was too late to react on time and got into a bad accident. Luckily she made it out alive, but she could have ended up losing her life. Although a lot of people text while driving, they never admit that they do so. As illustrated in the real life example before
of America. Texting while driving is one of the biggest problem throughout the world. Drivers of car as well as others can be in danger Texting while driving should remain illegal because it can cause accidents, psychological problems for other, and the dangers of texting and driving. Talking on the phone while driving can cause many accidents. Nearly 330,000 injuries occur each year from accidents caused by texting or talking on the phone while driving (Cell Phone Use While Driving Statistics).
Research Proposal RES 341 October 12, 2011 Research Proposal Section I: Problem Statement It is an unknown fact that texting while driving has a greater impact on the rise of car accidents from introduction in 1992. Section II; Research Purpose The purpose of this research is to discover if texting while driving is the leading cause of automobile accidents of today. Society does not view texting while driving as a safe practice. There are ["There are" is an
Texting and driving is one of the most debated topics in society. Whether it affects all people or whether or not you’re just good at multi tasking. Yet, all people would come to the agreement that it is one the most dangerous activities to participate in and ends millions of lives yearly. "Drivers and Legislators Dismiss Cellphone Risks” published in New York Times by Matt Richtel and "LOL? Texting While Driving Is No Laughing Matter: Proposing a Coordinated Response to Curb this Dangerous Activity"
Safety Council in 2010. This study estimated that “28% of all incidents and fatalities on U.S. highways were caused by drivers using cell phones” (Teens Aware of Texting Dangers, Yet Carry On, 2011). Because of my research on this topic, this estimate does not surprise me. According to the Official U.S. Government Website on Distracted Driving, sending a text message can cause a driver to be distracted from the road for 4.6 seconds (www.distraction.gov, 2012). During these 4.6 seconds, a car can travel
distracted drivers. “Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving; all distractions endanger drivers, passengers, and bystander’s safety” (http://www.distraction.gov/stats-research-laws/facts-and-statistics.html). Distractions may include, texting, using a cell phone or smartphone, adjusting the radio, and more. I will specifically be covering motor vehicle crashes related to texting and driving, as it is by far the most common
Keatra Brown NSU ENG Mrs. D. Adams March. 20,2015 Banning Cell Phone Use While Driving When we are on the road wreck less driving can be caused by a number of situations, which ultimately is all related to the driver being irresponsible. Many of us have witnessed drivers so distracted by their cell phones that they often resemble drunk drivers and we 've all seen the commercials of the distracted drivers who look down to read that one message and now suffer permanent brain damage or have ended
the research is important. The variables investigated are the use of cell phones while driving, whether speaking or texting, and the accidents and fatalities caused from the distraction. Data of the accidents and fatalities caused by drivers distracted by their cells phones is stated to research and further explores the age group and gender of the people involved into the accidents to uncover patterns. Possible outcomes of the implementation of laws prohibiting cell phone use while driving are
Assessment #3 To investigate the dangers of texting while driving, a true experiment is needed to determine if texting is a cause of traffic accidents. A true experiment is thought to be the most accurate type of experimental research, and it is the only type that can establish a cause and effect relationship. Thus, a true experiment can find if texting is a cause that affects traffic accidents. To begin, the experiment will take place on a major road, located in an urban city because a large number
has a cell phone. Georgia house bill 23 would ban texting and talking drivers who are under 18 years old (Dickensheets N. Pag). Some people think that texting while driving should be unbanned because not everyone would be impaired when performing this task. However I think texting and driving should be banned because it costs too many injuries and death you see on TV and the news that are related to this. Some people thinks that driving and texting is just a simple task like picking up a phone and