Texting And Driving Is Not Dangerous Essay

1004 Words Feb 5th, 2016 null Page
When you get into your vehicle, put your keys in the ignition and put it into drive you a responsible for everyone on the road: yourself and the people around you. “In a split second you could ruin your future, injure or kill others, and tear a hole in the heart of everyone who loves you” (Texting and driving, Heit). Texting while driving are never okay in any circumstance. Drinking and driving becomes very dangerous for yourself and the people on the roads around you. Many people think that sending a message at the stop light is not causing harm. Most of the time it is not, but the person not paying attention can easily hit another car. Some people think that if they have only had a few alcoholic beverages that they will be okay to ride to the gas station or a fast food restaurant. Texting and driving is said to be more dangerous than drinking and driving, but in my opinion, both are just as dangerous. Texting and driving is become worse every single day. “50 percent of adults admit to texting and driving” (Texting and driving, Heit). Adults do realize how bad that texting and driving is, but continue to do it. When a young driver sees an adult using their phone going down the road, it makes them think it is okay for them to do it too. “9 Americans are killed every day from motor vehicle accidents that involve distracted driving, such as using a cellphone for calling and texting” (Danger of texting, Huff post). Updated cars have Bluetooth now that will connect your…

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