Texting, Driving, And Driving Essay

1316 Words Dec 21st, 2015 6 Pages
Texting and driving
Any text message, no matter how important, can wait until you aren’t on the road. “Three thousand death per year and 300,000 injuries per year as a result of teenage texting and driving,” (1 Peterson). A girl named Kena lossed her best friend in a car accident. This hit her and her family hard in there heart and everyone around her (texting and driving stories). Texting and driving has impacted many lives. This impacted lives by injury, guilt, and family heartache. Texting while driving is the main cause in car accidents by distracting the driver because it causes the driver to look off the road and anything bad can happen in a second. This should be banned in all states because it affects families, causes guilt , and it results in a lot of death or injury. Texting tallies up as the number one mode of communication among teens, and those between the ages of 12 and 17 text 60 times per day on average -- up from 50 in 2009 (1 Peterson). AT&T officials and the groups they partner with hope that teen drivers learn, no message is so urgent that it worth risking human lives in the process (1 Peterson). The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day have been dubbed the 100 deadliest days for young drivers on the road. The documentary “The Last Text” tells the stories of kids or kids parents who didn’t survive accidents because of texting and driving.(1 Peterson) The problem is many lives are being taking or injured because of distracted driving. “82% of…

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