Free Essays on Cell Phone Distraction

  1. Persuasive Essay—Cell Phones and Driving

    Persuasive Essay—Cell phones and driving Suzy Campbell Title Balancing my coffee on my left leg, eating a donut with my right hand, using my cell phone with my left hand, driving with my right knee and having a conversation with a friend at the same time are surprisingly enough all legal, as long...

  2. Distracted Driving, Should It Be Legal?

    growing number of gadgets and whatchamacallits one is bombarded with, the allure to use them at all times is great. It is fine to play with your cell phone or iPod at home or in the office, the problem that we are now facing as a nation is when people start to use them while driving. Distracted driving...

  3. No Cell Phones While Driving

    No Cell Phones while Driving Kirk K. Ronolo COMM/215 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...

  4. Cell Phones

    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...

  5. cell phone while driving

    CELL PHONE USE WHILE DRIVING Cell Phone Use While Driving April 29,2013 Cell Phone Use While Driving It cannot be denied that science and technology have been instrumental in helping us in our daily lives, especially with regards to the way we socialize with each other. Technology has inherently...

  6. Texting and Driving Should Be Banned in the United States

    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...

  7. Cell Phones

    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...

  8. Cell Phones and Highway Safety

    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...

  9. Talking on the Cell Phone While Driving Is Not Like Drunk Driving

    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...

  10. Are Cell Phones Dangerous

    Are cell phones dangerous? Yes, it is dangerous. Cell phones have lost their meaning over the years. These small devices were once developed to get in contact with someone else in case of emergencies, and now talking on the phone while driving has turned out to be a way of life for millions of drivers...

  11. Use of Cell Phones Should Be Banned

    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...

  12. Persuasive

    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...

  13. Social Sba

    HIGH SCHOOL EAST CENTRE #: CANDIDATE NUMBER: TEACHER: MR. MCLEAN TITLE: AN EXAMINATION ANALYSING THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE USE OF CELLULAR PHONES AFFECT THE STUDENTS AT BAHSE. TABLE OF CONTENTS • Acknowledgements • Introduction • Statement of problem • Method of...

  14. Banning Cell Phone Use While Driving

    WHY BANNING THE USE OF CELL PHONES WHILE DRIVING SHOULD BE MANDATORY NATIONWIDE 11/27/2013 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...

  15. Cell Phones

    Cell Phones: Help or Danger – A 7th Grade Research Paper This post is from the research paper my oldest son turned in for a class assignment: Your cell phone might not be as safe as you think.  Cell phones are one of the leading causes of traffic accidents.  There have been studies that show that cell...

  16. Safe Driving Limiting Distractions

    Safe Driving Limiting Distractions This research was carried out as partial fulfillment towards the Research Methods course at: Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to: Safe Driving Limiting Distractions The following study is on the safety...

  17. The Use of Cellular Devices

    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...

  18. Texting While Driving

    road. Texting while driving increases the distractions and decreases mental focus while driving. More car accidents occur due to texting while driving in the teen population; thus, severe consequences for this must be implemented! Car accidents involving cell phone use and/or texting while driving were...

  19. The Bad Signals

    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...

  20. Cell Phones: Benefit or Nuisance

    Sir/Madam, 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...

  21. Driven to Distraction

    to Distraction Question: 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...

  22. Hydrogen Vehicle

    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...

  23. A NATIONWIDE BAN OF CELL PHONES WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE 1

     A NATIONWIDE BAN OF CELL PHONES WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE 1 A Nationwide Ban of Cell Phones Will Save Your Life Penny L. Hargroves AC1008581 SP180 Principles of Public Speaking Assignment 07: Why Banning the Use of Cell Phones While Driving Should Be Mandatory...

  24. Driving Distractions

    2013 Driving Distractions 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...

  25. Cell

    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...

  26. Yosup

    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...

  27. Driving Under the Influence of Cell Phones

    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...

  28. Impact of Mobile Phones

    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...

  29. Cell phones

    Argument: 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...

  30. The Dangers of Cell Phone Use While Driving - Essay

    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...