AT&T Commercial: Don’t Text and Drive
Picture This: You are casually in the front seat of a car with three of your closest friends. You look to your left to notice the driver picking up her cell phone to check her phone while driving. After that, you wake up in a hospital bed wondering what happened. This is the case for many incidents where drivers have gotten into accidents because of texting and driving. While there is a higher risk of getting in a car accident than a plane crashing, texting and driving is one of the biggest causes of car accidents responsible for 1.6 million accidents in the united states per/year. Texting while driving can be very dangerous. It causes your attention and eye sight to be unfocused. Multiple cases such as the AT&T commercial have proved that texting while driving is becoming a growing problem across the nation. The after effects are brutal and breathe taking to see. The mother of Xavier has to now be with him 24/7 because he is paralyzed from the diaphragm down and cannot do for himself. After viewing this commercial I have written down some ethos, logos, and pathos description words to describe what viewers would act, feel, or say when they watch this commercial.
This really is focused on mostly teenagers but adults as well. Coming from a teenager it is understandable about the texting phenomenon. Texting is a simple and quick way to communicate with friends. But realistically texting friends or even calling them while driving is not worth it. Friends who are usually fellow drivers understand that you could not answer right away like usual. Texting is a great way to communicate, but there are occasions when it is completely inappropriate and even dangerous while driving. Many viewers who watch the commercial get amazed by the statistics. Over 10,000 people have been killed by texting while driving. The mother of Xavier is interested in how to prevent this from...