Essay on The Dangers of Cell Phone Use While Driving

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For years, people who driving under influence leading causes of road accidents in many countries. Many people have a cell phone and some even call their cell phone their life line. The cell phone is a provider of very important information such as addresses, phone numbers, and important dates. However, while the cell phone has many positive attributes like keeping people in touch, the cell phone becomes very dangerous when a person decides to drive and use it.This obliged many countries especially United States to pass regulations that put the level of blood-alcohol allowed for one to be behind the wheel. Now a day, the governments are working hard to consider banning the use of cell phone while driving in United States because sometimes…show more content…
Distraction is the number one statistically of accidents and combines with the use of the cell phone it’s a number one in crashes because the drivers may first take their eyes off the road when driving to dial or text. In 2010, National Safety Council (NSC) estimated that 28% of all incidents and fatalities on US highways were caused by drivers using cell phones. Sometimes professional drivers think that they can do multitask; for example: text and drive, but according to attorney Todd Clements” We look, but we don’t process what we see”. Another studied show that pedestrians or street signs can be present but unseen when people is cognitively distracted. Bad news thru the cell phone might cause loss of control and very dangerous in occasion because the drivers don’t paid attention on the road and disconnected the real world. If the drivers who use the cell phone while driving were more conscious of how closely related texting while driving and drunk driving are, it would help to inform all drivers on safety behind the wheel. By the way, short calls cannot cause any distraction. Also for me, urgent calls need to be answered, but only a very few second because can be unavoidable. Our driver’s community needs to be educated to how use the device on the road. For example: the drivers need to watch out for pedestrians since there are number dangers on the road. In addition, the drivers need to coast on
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