Cell Phones Should Be Allowed While Driving – Agree or Disagree

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Stephanie Davis 9/14/12 US. History and Government Ms. Thomas Cell Phones Should Be Allowed While Driving – Agree or Disagree In my opinion cell phones should not be allowed while driving. The reason in which I say this is because if you have your cell phone out while driving you can cause injury or death upon both you and/or another individual either in your car or another. While driving you are to pay full attention to the road and where you’re driving to and not the phone it is a distraction. For an example, On July 10, 1998 a male of the age 16 sent his 18 year old brother who was driving home a text message saying to bring home food. Because of that text his brother crashed while in the middle of reading it and died…show more content…
When you add the potential distractions of texting or talking on the phone while driving the equation and the situation could be become extremely dangerous very quickly. Teenagers are the most likely to use a cell phone while driving because they always have something to do. Lets say for example you are driving and you are texting and during the time that you are texting your head is down and your crossing a stop light and at the same time a big truck is coming, you would end up dead or severely damaged with probably a concussion or a coma. Website Citing * “2011 Distracted Driving Statistics” - http://www.edgarsnyder.com/car-accident/cell-phone/cell-phone-statistics.html *<http://www.123HelpMe.com/view.asp?id=150549
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