Essay about The Dangers Of Texting And Driving

1002 Words Apr 26th, 2016 null Page
Texting and driving has become a deadly issue in today 's generation. Many teens, as well as adults, have formed this horrible habit of using their cell phones while driving their vehicles. This habit has caused many catastrophic accidents as well as deaths. Texting while driving has made the roads unsafe for others. Many states have realized the threat of texting and driving causes and have placed a ban on this epidemic. While many people realize texting and driving is hazardous others believe that the ban is useless and not strong enough of a solution. One of the dangers of texting and driving is that it causes distractions. These distractions cause car accident as wells as deaths on the road. In a recent report done in 2011 The National Safety Council reported that cell phone used while driving lead to 1.6 million crashes every year. With these car accidents it also includes fatal injuries such as brain damage, full body paralysis, partial paralysis, spinal injuries, facial injuries and many internal damages that require life long dependency medical technology and drugs.
In another report in the Washington Post nearly 330,000 injuries occur each year from accidents caused by texting while driving. These statistics shows the fatality created by texting and driving. However, this statistics does not show the lives that have been taken from this world too soon and the many lives it has destroyed due to texting while driving. According to the…

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