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  • Does The Internet Make You Dumber Analysis

    reading printed text. Carr explains that, “Reading…

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  • Research Paper On Texting While Driving

    Your Phone is Not a Steering Wheel In America, many citizens die in car accidents due to drivers being distracted easily. Is a text, call, or notification more important than someone’s life? Drivers who drive with distractions have accounted for almost six thousand deaths and over half a million injuries a year (“Cell phone & Texting Accident Statistics”). However, these incidents could have been prevented if those who had known it was dangerous would have discontinued their reckless practice.…

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  • Should Cell Phones Be Allowed In Class Essay

    schoolwork helps them concentrate better. You could catch someone on there phone for a lesson would see the light from the screen and there head starring down. Which would be easy to catch. When a students have group work they could make a group to text each other. The class could have a group conversations about classwork. Cell phones are used in everyday jobs. We should use them like our everyday things in the classroom. Do you think all those reasons on why cell phones in the school and…

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  • Personal Narrative: How Social Media Changed My Life

    Every morning when I wake up, the first thing I do is, I look at my cellphone to turn off the sirens going off on my alarm. I spend about 10 minutes on my phone viewing any notifications, messages, and timelines on my social media. Once I notice the time on my phone I quickly start to get ready for the day. While getting ready I listen to music on my phone and keep an eye on the time to make sure that I am not running late. Throughout the day I consistently check my email, both personal and…

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  • Driving And Dependence On Technology

    greatly increasing the risks of an accident. Per the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving was the cause of nearly one in five accidents resulting in injury in 2013 (DOT HS 812 132). Hands-free alternatives such as voice-to-text have been offered as possible solutions even being integrated into vehicles, despite research suggesting it to still be a distraction (Rosenberger 38-40). The only viable solution to increase road safety is for people to eschew technology…

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  • Essay On Distracted Driving

    manual, and visual concentration. Texting while driving is arguably the worst distraction to drivers. AAA has found that nearly 1 in 3 drivers (32 percent) admit to typing or sending a text or email over the past month, while eight percent say they do so fairly often or regularly (AAA). In fact, text messaging increases the risk of a car accident or near car accident 23.2 times when compared to the car accident statistics with a non-distracted driver (Top 25 Causes of Car Accidents). Cell…

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  • Distracted Driving Changes

    percent of young drivers 18 to 20 are willing to answer incoming phone calls on some, most, or all driving trips” (US. National Highway). Many people state that they only look down for “a second” or that it is just “one quick text”. The reality is that, “At 55 mph, the average text takes your eyes off the road long enough to cover a football field” (US. CDC). This problem has been constantly ignored and has…

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  • Technology Is Beneficial

    Technology: Beneficial Rather Than Detrimental to Young Generations The debate of whether constant communication via cell phones and social media is negatively shaping society has been ongoing and ever changing, but with new technological advances being discovered everyday, this argument is becoming more relevant and heated. Younger generations have been born into an age of technology in which many daily activities involve the use of some form of technology, specifically cell phones. Cell…

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  • Danger Of Using Mobile Phones While Driving Essay

    The Dangers of using Mobile Phones while Driving Technology. I think we would all agree that technology is becoming harder and harder to live without. Now, before you tweet out “Ugh, stuck in a preachy speech for 10 minutes”, just take a minute to put down those little devices of yours and actually focus on what I am saying. Focus. Seems easy enough right? And yet, each and every one of us finds it difficult. I know I do. I have always admired those people that can multi-task. Studying while…

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  • Texting And Driving Rhetorical Analysis

    increases the risk of crashing by twenty-three percent. The AAA Foundation of Safety sent out a survey and found that ninety percent of people realize that texting and driving is very dangerous, but thirty-five percent of people admitted to sending a text message or e-mail while driving. AT&T made a very moving advertisement called, “Close to Home; It Can Wait” reenacting a texting and driving scene. AT&T uses all of the rhetorical…

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