Essay about The Dangers Of Texting While Driving

762 Words Mar 4th, 2015 4 Pages
In this busy century, “Technology” is a familiar word to everybody. In the past, there were fewer people who knew how to use a digital device, such as a computer. Nowadays, following the pace of development, technology led us to an advanced digital world. According to the research by Patricia Greenfield, she states that technology can prevent people from getting a deeper understanding of information. Also, in Dr. David Greenfield’s article, The Digital Drug: What Makes You Text and Drive Despite Known Dangers; he indicates that although 98% of people realized the dangers of texting while driving, they still keep doing this. From Greenfield’s point of view, I agree with her ideas. Indeed, most people depend on their technological devices, like cell phones and computers. Thus, texting while driving, researching via Google and reading online are able to prevent people from getting a deeper understanding of information.

Cell phone is a popular device that almost people owned. It’s convenient to connect with people and to search the information immediately. However, in David Greenfield’s article The Digital Drug: What Makes You Text and Drive Despite Known Dangers, he mentioned that although there are 98% of people know the influence of using cell phone while driving, they still continue doing it because there is a neurochemical in humans’ brain, which called dopamine. It has potential danger. For example, when people wait for the traffic lights, they accustomed to pick up their…

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