Mobile phones and driving safety

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  • Hands-Free While Driving

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    Although using a cell phone with a hands-free while driving may seem easier than using one without a hands free, both are equally distracting, maybe even worse. The brain can’t handle both tasks at once, and the reaction time is slower when you are doing anything other than just driving. Driving while talking on a hands-free phone can be just as distracting as talking on a hand-held phone, says researchers at the University of Sussex in England. A 2009 report by the Transport Research Laboratory

  • Distracted Driving : Not Driving

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    Distracted Driving As many people may know, distracted driving has become more of an issue as the years pass. There are multiple different things that you may not even know could be causing you a distraction while you are driving. These things could include loose object rolling around on the floorboard, change jingling in a console or in a cup holder, radio turned at a high volume causing you not to hear other car horns or sirens, children or pets in the car, fixing hair and or makeup, too many

  • Driving While Driving And Driving

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    Driving and Distraction In an age dominated by technology, an individual's cell phone is a very important device for the function of day to day tasks. Whether driving to the grocery store, driving to work, or driving to a friends house, chances are you have used your cell phone at least once while operating a vehicle, but is this dangerous? Simultaneously driving and the use of a cell phone is deemed illegal in many states under the presumption that it is a distraction to driving. This legislation

  • Persuasive Essay On Texting While Driving

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    Most people believe that only texting is harmful while driving, but talking on the phone may be just as harmful. While most believe that talking on a cellular device is harmless, it is in fact, a distraction. The roads would be a much safer place for drivers if the amount of distractions were limited. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveals that there are several reasons why talking on the phone while driving should be illegal in all states. One of these reasons is that car accidents

  • Distracted Driving Is A Big Problem

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    (n.pag.). Distracted driving started when technology became mobile and handheld. Many people have died and gotten injured from people not paying attention to the road. This problem has been growing as technology advances. Distracted driving is a big problem and there needs to be stronger penalties and laws in place to deter people from distracted driving. Distracted driving has been a problem for a long time. It has grown in the recent years because technology has become mobile and smaller. Ashley

  • The Use Of Cell Phones While Driving

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    that the use of cell phones while driving decreases driver awareness and overall road safety, and in response to this knowledge, some states have passed laws that have prohibited the use of handheld devices. However, there are no laws banning hands free cell phone usage, despite research claiming hands free devices are just as dangerous handheld devices, but does their usage distract drivers enough to the point where states should legally ban the total use cell phones while driving? The following will

  • The Use Of Cell Phone Use

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    It is known that the use of cell phones, specifically handheld use such as texting, while driving decreases driver awareness and the overall safety of roads. In response to this knowledge, some states have passed laws that have outlawed the usage of handheld devices, and while there should be laws that definitively outlaw handheld usage, is there enough empirical evidence to outlaw hands free usage of cell phones? In other words, does handsfree usage of cell phones, via bluetooth, speakerphone, etc

  • Cell Phones And Driving: Dangers Involved with Cell Phone Use While Driving

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    often. Talking on the cell phone and driving has become a very popular thing these days. Technology is coming out with the newest phones that can do everything for you and people are attracted to that. There are people that don’t have hands free and drive their car with only one hand, people that text and totally take their eye off the road and type conversations to each other. Bluetooth is another technological breakthrough where you wear an ear piece and can receive phone calls by one touch of a button

  • Analysis of Wing Safety Using Full-Range Leadership Model Essay

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    During the past eight months this wing has endured a horrific string of safety accidents resulting in the death or serious injury of multiple individuals. Unfortunately service members and/or dependents have been identified as the root cause. As the new Chief of the Wing Safety office this is my number #1 priority. I cannot solve this problem alone and will rely heavily on my team. This paper will explain how I analyzed the current environment using the Full-Range Leadership Model (FRLM) as well

  • The Use Of Cell Phones While Driving

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    that the use of cell phones while driving decreases driver awareness and overall road safety, and in response to this knowledge, some states have passed laws that have prohibited the use of handheld devices. However, there are no laws banning hands free cell phone usage, despite research claiming hands free devices are just as dangerous handheld devices. But, does their usage distract drivers enough to the point where states should legally ban the total use cell phones while driving? The following will

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