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    Driving Vs Winter Driving

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    Comparing on how people drive in the summer and winter they both have their good and down side. Driving the summer has a good and bad side in driving because of not having to worry about slippery roads, but also having to keep in mind of your car overheating. Something for winters but just the opposite. IN this short essay I will get into detail on their pros and cons. First I will start with summer. Summer has been proving scientifically that people intend to drive more, that’s why gas prices go up. A command con of driving in the summer is for your car to overheat. Nobody wants to deal with that fact because then you have deal with the idea of you paying for maintenance and maybe having to pay for a tow truck to take your car home. A pro…

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    Is there ever a time when driving and you get a text message or a notification on your phone and you have to know who it is from, or what it is for? You can look at it for what feels like a second, but in all reality it was more like a minute or two; then there is the urge to reply, so you do. By the time you look back up you've gone as far as a football field and you hardly realize it. But what you do realize is that you passed McDonalds to get those french fries; so you turn around and get…

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    Safe Driving

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    In Queensland, current driving regulations ban the use of hand-held mobile phones, but permit the use of hands-free devices. Such distinction reflects an obvious belief that the impairment to safe-driving ability that occurs when using a hand-held device is caused solely by the distraction of the associated motor and visual demands. It is not disputed that sustained driver attention is critical to safe driving (Leung, Croft, Jackson, Howard, & McKenzie, 2012), and there is compelling evidence to…

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    Driving Simulation

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    Survey Two hundred and thirty two people participated in the survey. Based on answers obtained, 80% of the participants reported text driving for more than 3 years, 13% with 1 to 3 years of texting experience; and the rest with less than 1 year. Moreover, 30% of participant’s vehicles have an integrated hands-free feature for smartphones. Approximately, the half of them admitted using hand-held texting while driving, 40% have used both forms of texting, and the rest have used hands-free texting…

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    Safe Driving

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    When people think about the most likely places where they will have an auto accident, they often conjure up images of long road trips during the holidays. If not this, then they may involve unfamiliar situations that are far removed from their normal daily routine. However, from a statistical standpoint, you are more likely to have an accident where you do most of your driving. Those routine routes that you take several times a week expose you to a wide variety of weather and traffic conditions…

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    Distracted Driving

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    distracted driver is while s/he converses on a cell phone. Car crashes are common and one of the major causes of distracted driving is cell phone usage. Cell phone usage distracts the driver from the primary task of driving. Human brain capacity does not allow humans to multitask, but it is rather a seemingly simultaneous alternation between the two tasks (Strayer, Drews, & Crouch, 2006). This study highlights the impairments associated with cell phone usage while driving. Its main purpose is to…

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    Many people support a ban on driving while using a handheld cell phone. Driving while using a handheld cell phone should be made illegal immediately; handheld cell phones act as a distraction while driving, driving while using a cell phone is more dangerous than driving while under the influence, other individual’s lives are at risk, and using them decreases the individuals’ reaction time. Handheld cellphones are a physical distraction as well as an emotional distraction. Emotional and physical…

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    Defensive Driving

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    Introduction On a particularly dreary Thursday afternoon, I was driving down a well-known street. One that I drive very often in my many travels. As I was driving down the well-worn road, I came up to a stoplight and prepared to make my right turn, as any good civilian driver would. I set my cell phone down and glanced quickly to my left, decided that my way was clear, and proceeded with my turn. All of a sudden, I hear the sound of an obnoxiously loud car horn, drowning out my music. I quickly…

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    Driving Defensively

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    are caused from driver error? That means that 90% of traffic accidents are caused from people not paying attention to his or her surrounding and being prepared for anything to happen. That also means that you can easily reduce the amount of traffic incidents by just simply driving defensively. You’re probably wondering what I mean by driving defensively, right? Driving defensively means that you are very aware of your surrounds and prepared for anything to happen. The first and foremost…

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    Distracted Driving

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    Distracted driving is caused by numerous things and insurers are tired of one particular problem. Texting and driving has become one of the number one reasons for car accidents and deaths. If people keep this bad habit going, it’s not only an annoyance on the road, but it will also be a nuisance to your wallet. Car insurance rates are rising because people keep texting and driving. Like AT&T says, “Texting and driving, it can wait.” In class, we talked about car insurance and the parts of it.…

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