No Cell Phones while Driving
Kirk K. Ronolo
July 10, 2012
Han Nee Chong Wester
No Cell Phones while Driving
In today's world of advanced wireless technology, it is very uncommon for someone not to own a cell phone. In fact as of August 2011, 83% of American adults own cell phones. (Smith...
Cell Phones are Dangerous to Your Health
Using a cell phone is a normal activity for anyone. When a cell phone rings it is second nature to just pick it up and talk. When you want to ask a friend a question, you dial his number and ask the question. Why wait till later when...
Have you ever been driving down the road and saw someone texting and driving? What about reading and driving? Or even applying make-up and driving? Driving distractions are plentiful, but it is up to the driver to focus on the task at hand. “Distractions cause many accidents...
Do you have a cell phone? Well, to the many who do, it is a way of communication in a car. Cell phones have been known to distract the driver from concentrating on the road. But is it really worth banning?
A majority of the nation agrees to ban cell phones in the use by the driver. Our nation...
Cell phones are one of the hottest commodities in today's market. Everywhere you look, there seems to be a person with one to his or her ear. They come in all shapes and sizes, and are even capable of performing such advance functions like the Internet and television. They are really great on the go...
Many places nationwide are now seeing the dangers of the use of cell phones while driving is on the rise. Not only is it a danger to the person using the cell phone, but anyone around the user. It only takes a fraction of a second to lose control of a vehicle; and who knows what can happen in that fraction...
in the United States have being using cell phones for a very long time now and it can be used in very useful ways. Cell phones can be used to communicate with other either through video chat, text message, or just talking to one another. Not only that, cell phones could include fun games and useful apps...
Do teens need cell phones? In today’s world, the simple answer would be yes. The ease of communication that cell phones provide at a provide at a relatively cheap cost makes cell phones invaluable. I’m here today to argue that cell phones are not only disruptive they can be outright dangerous. They interfere...
Should cell phone use be allowed in high schools during class? In some high schools, cell phone use is allowed wherever you go. In some schools, students are only allowed to use cell phones at lunch and before or after school. In others, students can’t use your cell phone at all.
Cell phones are a good...
Cell phones have become very common in our society. Everywhere you look you will see someone with a cell phone. It has turned into a way of life for some, and for those people it has become a total distraction out on the road. There are some states however that are trying to make this distraction not...
Using Cell Phones While Driving Should Be Prohibited in B.C.
The use of cell phone is a common phenomenon in the modern society. With the development and advancement of technology, more and more people rely on using cell phones because people use cell phones while driving for their convenience...
The notion of use of cell phone while driving is an anti-social activity because it puts the lives of the driver and others at risk. It is a huge responsibility to drive a car and one which should not be taken for granted because it is associated with the lives of others. Such a responsibility is treated...
Cell phones play a big role in our societal culture and just about every American owns one. None the less our overreliance on cell phone use is known to be a distraction to some drivers. My question is, to what degree is this distraction worse than others faced while driving? I believe it...
Chatting to a Distraction
I. Cell Phone Distractions
A. visual, mechanical, and cognitive
B. conversational distraction drives
C. driving performance studies
II. Hands-free versus handheld cell phones
A. David Strayer's study
B. Auto Test Facility study
WHY BANNING THE USE OF CELL PHONES WHILE DRIVING SHOULD BE MANDATORY NATIONWIDE
According to a study done by The National Highway Traffic Safety Association (www.nhtsa.gov/content/get-the-facts/facts-and- statistics.html) 95% of car accidents occur because of a distracted driver, of that...
effects of cell phone usage on driving performance. Driving while using a cell phone has become an important topic today due to its multiple effects on driving performance, like similarities of low cognitive functioning compared to driving under the influence (DUI) and the illegality of certain cell phone...
Cell phones have impacted our recent generation. Having a cell phone has made communicating a lot easier all around the world. Over the years, cell phones have progressed with new applications, such as instant messaging, internet browser, picture messages, and texting. Cell phones have...
to the phone key pad typing subtle statements as the car swerves off road. The new age technology still doesn’t not take the dangers of road and make them disappear. Driving while texting/talking is dangerous and with every passing year there’s a rise in fatal crashes related to the distractions. A car...
throughout his or her day. Cell phones cause distraction in people’s workplace, classroom, and domestic environments. This is due to the increasing competitive market of cell phones. Companies today are creating cell phones that are more than just call to call capable. Cell phones are now more like a pocket...
Safe Driving Limiting Distractions
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Safe Driving Limiting Distractions
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communication among teens and young adults. While cell phones are a great form of communication it is also known for causing distractions, especially while driving. Texting and driving should be banned in the United States because it causes distractions, it increases your chances of being involved in a...
WHY THE USE OF CELL PHONES WHILE DRIVING SHOULD BE BANNED NATIONWIDE
There are so many distractions already in the world today, that a cell phone should be the last on the list. A cell phone is so common in this day and time, it is more common than a watch. Smart phones, cell phones, and even small...
Cell phones have become such an integral part of our lives that it is hard to imagine surviving without one. However it does raise the question, are they beneficial or a nuisance? Cell phones cause distractions. This is what makes so many problems in our society, using a cell phone while driving...
In the article “Driven to Distraction” the author gives many options and ideas on how the government and the population should make the roads safer. Based on the reading, which way or ways to you think are the best ideas to limit the number of people using cell phones and...
CELLULAR PHONE USE IN CLASS:IMPLICATIONS FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING A PILOT STUDY
Students equipped with the cell phones enter college classrooms daily. Realizing the impact of technology on fellow learners and faculty represents an area of concern. A pilot study was conducted to determine student and...
Most school administrations regard cell phone use as disruptive and distracting, and have implemented policies that prohibits using them on school grounds. Cell phones are a disruption in school. Text messaging can be used to cheat on tests. Students who are text messaging are not able to give full attention...
HIGH SCHOOL EAST
TEACHER: MR. MCLEAN
TITLE: AN EXAMINATION ANALYSING THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE USE OF CELLULAR PHONES AFFECT THE STUDENTS AT BAHSE.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
• Statement of problem
• Method of...
The Dangers of Cell Phone Use While Driving
Cell phone use should not be legal while driving, it causes many accidents even fatalities. Drivers become careless while driving when using cell phones. Cell phones cause distractions while on the road. Drivers do not pay attention...
Cellular phones, for most people today, are a necessity in our lives. People take their phones everywhere they go. These days, phones have gotten even more complex and we use them as a means for communication by voice, text, sound, and video. Because cell phones are considered such a necessity by many...
Cell phones are wireless phones that most people use now. First they used the home phone which is still used in different countries in the world. In 1834 a man named Michael Faraday, was studying if space could conduct electricity and he came with the idea to develop the cell phone. Cell phones...