The National Safety Council 's Annual Injury And Fatality Report

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There are lots of central concerns in my life, but the one that sticks out the most would have to be phone usage and driving. As us adults are use to driving and have been becoming more confident in our driving and very impatient when waiting on having to do things we have become more reckless with our driving by being on our phones which put our lives and others in danger. As ustoday stated, “The National Safety Council 's annual injury and fatality report, "Injury Facts," found that the use of cellphones causes 26% of the nation 's car accidents, a modest increase from the previous year. The 2014 edition of the report compares data from 2013 and earlier.” (ustoday.com).

On a sunny Monday in the middle of Summer 2015, my friends and I decided to go to a local beach named Sauvies in Portland, OR. My friends and I were on a back road called Jamestown that has many curvy roads and blind turns. As it being summer our motto was to be carefree and just have fun, I did not know that meant driving recklessly by our friend Hanna texting and driving. While driving down Jamestown road we were all laughing about a picture we found on twitter of her ex boyfriend and his new girlfriend. Hanna wanted to see the picture so eagerly that she could not wait till we stopped the car because she was not over him and was very upset that he got a new girl, so as she scrolled through her twitter feed so focused to to find the photo and see what the girl looked like. I was debating on telling her…

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