Texting While Driving Research Paper
Prof. Saiyeda Khatun
Should Texting While Driving Be Illegal in Every State?
Does texting while driving is dangerous? Texting while driving might be common in the United States. However it’s illegal in most states since this situation is really dangerous for the driver and passengers. “Driving a vehicle while texting is six times more dangerous than driving while intoxicated, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)”. To put it another way, I totally coincide with them, driving a car while texting is extremely dangerous, from the time when the driver using at least four to six seconds on the phone to text furthermore send which is taking the eyes off the road for a …show more content…
According to the Harvard study “Texting while driving and other forms of distracted driving are responsible for more than 1 million crashes, 400,000 injuries, and 3,000 deaths in the U.S. each year—and those numbers are likely to increase with the proliferation of in-car infotainment systems. (Center for Health Communication)” In Harvard study asserts that is every day some families in the United States have missing father, mother, or kids and someday could be myself or someone of my relatives stays the next person of injuries or might be deaths, the reason occurs certain drivers don 't care concerning the rules, and don’t respect the others. Another key thing to remember, these numbers of injuries, crashes, and death 's appearance, it is sincerely a huge number. Therefore Texting while driving must be illegal in all the United States because the risk of accidents from the drivers is …show more content…
However, According to The Washington Post “ There are apps that when enabled — or when you’re traveling over, say, 10 mph — automatically answer calls (and texts) and apps that will read your text messages or emails aloud to you. One recent study found that listening to (but not answering) a ringing phone while driving was a distraction.(Jill U. Adams)” I strongly disagree with him. I believe this application is will help to decrease the accidents in the highways by reading the emails and messages that the driver received at the same time while driving subsequently it means the driver doesn’t take the eyes off the road by using the phone to