Pros And Cons Of Texting And Driving

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“It’s better to lose a minute, than your life in a minute”. Texting while driving has been a big issue not just in the United States but also all over the world. Each day there are more accidents, injuries and even deaths, caused by the distractions of our cell phones. The only way to prevent these accidents is to make texting and driving illegal. Texting while driving causes so many distractions, for example it can divert the driver’s attention from the road (“Should Texting…”). When the driver takes his attention away from the road many possible things can happen. Texting while driving has the very similar distraction as drinking and driving (“Should Texting…”). The driver can lose their control sooner than they think. A driver can lose …show more content…
The driver might think he or she can multitask but many studies have shown that they can only concentrate either on texting or driving. All it takes is a second to cause an accident (“Should Texting…”). When the driver is texting and driving it takes more than a second to type a message and send it. Many people have texted while driving and had never crashed, but that luck always ends because texting and driving increases the chance of crashing into another vehicle, (“Should Texting…”) or hitting someone or something. Not only can the driver cause an accident but he/she can also injure the person in their passenger seat, or someone close to them. Injuries are also a big common thing when it comes to accidents caused by texting and driving. The driver can injure someone just by sending a small text while behind the wheel. The worst thing of all is that deaths can also occur during these accidents. 35,000 American have died caused by texting and driving, that 6,000 a year and 18 a day (“Should Texting…”). Just by one small mistake, the driver can cause so many accidents, injuries, and deaths. There are so many ways we can stop texting and driving and banning it is one of them. Most states have ban texting and driving and it was most likely to work, but not all states have banned it. To stop texting and driving, every state needs to ban it. Citizens can also get every state to make texting and driving by doing …show more content…
For instance if a driver were to crash while texting and driving they will have to go to a trail in court (“10 Tips To…”), especially if texting and driving wall illegal in there state. The driver who was texting and driving is instantly pleaded guilty during the trail (“10 Tips To…”). The only person who is responsible for their actions is the one who makes the choices. The driver made the choice to pick their cell phone and text behind the wheel. Harish penalties are applied to the driver (Texting While…”). These penalties depend on the state the driver lives. It could be too many years in prison up to a lifetime (“New Approaches…”). Very expensive fines are common (“New Approaches…”). Fines are usually always given when the driver was pulled

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