Should Cell Phones Be Banned While Driving Essay

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Should cell phones be banned while driving
Cell phones should be banned while driving. Many are quick to say that will never happen to me, I am a pro at this, however I am sure the people who died from texting and driving said the same thing. We are a generation that is easily distracted, to some we are the technology generation our phones are the most important thing to us. Although you cherish your phone shouldn’t you cherish your lives even more? How are we concentrating on the road if we are using our phone. Driving requires a great amount of concentration , judgement , and precision when you are using a cell phone your concentration is greatly shifted from the road to the cell phone. When texting or dialing a call they are not looking at the road they are looking at their cell phone within that split second you are putting your life and somebody else life in danger.
Each year about 1.6 million car crashes are caused by using cellphones while driving according to the National safety council (texting while driving, par 18). About 11 teenagers die every day as a result of them texting while driving. (Distracting driving) 1 out of 4 car accidents in the U.S are caused by texting while driving. (Hands free is not risk free) If they ban cell phone usage while driving, they could save millions of lives, their will be more graduations rather than funerals. In 2010, the National Safety Council released a study that shows 28% of all car accidents in the U.S. are caused by…

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