Texting and Driving

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Jeslin Kauffman Persuasion essay 3-15-13 Texting and Driving Have you ever lost a close friend or family member from them texting and driving or someone else texting and driving? I am sure you have been one to text and drive also as much as we hate to admit it. Would you want to be the one who killed yourself or someone just because of that one text? I have personally known two young girls who have been killed from texting and driving. Both were on the same road exactly five months apart. Here is why I believe every state needs a no texting and driving law to ensure that our roads are safe from those individuals who insist on texting while driving. Every state needs a no texting and driving law because researchers have found…show more content…
It is sad to think that people cannot wait to text their friends back and they have to do it during driving on the roads. What will be the outcome of the No Texting and Driving in all 50 states? It will eliminate deaths and accidents each year. Your attention will be all on the road and not on your cell phone. If you have the law all the way a crossed, the 50 states no one will have no question the law if they move because it will be the same. Before we had cell phones that were able to text the death rate was down by a lot after looking at this chart from 1988 to 2008. This is kind of out to date. However, if you still think about it the deaths per year is just keeps going up and up, because more and more people insist on texting while driving http://wredlich.com/ny/2012/09/another-bogeyman-texting-while-driving/. Having this law they would keep track of how many accidents there are each year related to texting while driving and see if it lessens over the years. They can also have a poll and see if people feel safer on the road because they will not have to worry about people texting and driving. In Conclusion this is why I believe all 50 states should have a NO TEXTING AND DRIVING LAW, things about the law I believe everyone should be aware of, how it will be enforced, way you can get educated, and how this will help make the roads safer! I hope every thinks twice about texting while driving. If you would like to take a pledge that you will

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