What Is Texting And Driving?
“Eleven percent of drivers aged 18 to 20 who were involved in an automobile accident and survived admitted they were sending or receiving texts when they crashed.” That is only the ones who want to confess to their fault. There could be a significant amount of other teens involved in crashes who may have not survived, because of one little glance down to see who that text or direct message was from. The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute did research and their conclusion was that texting and driving generates a 23 times higher percentage of the driver to get in to an accident. That alone is a huge jump in to a catastrophic event that could end someone or their peer’s life in a blink of an eye. Texting and driving is nothing to play around with it is a serious matter that needs to be taken care of immediately. The focus we put in to our smart phones complete distracts us from what we are doing. That moment when your friend becomes practically deaf, because he is too busy looking down trying to reply to an unknown person. Put that in perspective of someone driving if they cannot simply answer a yes or no question while texting, then why would it be okay for them to completely ignore the world around them while driving and putting theirs and others lives at risk? It is worth the 129