Free Essays on Cell Phone Distraction

  1. Cell Phones Are Distractions

    states have banned cell phone usage while driving while the other thirty-six wait for more research. Since cell phone usage has become more common, research has been undergoing. Top universities such as Harvard have undergone research and published results proving cell phone distraction to be great danger...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Cell Phone

    family and friends. Cell phones allow us to be available twenty four seven in case of emergencies. However, with such rapid advancement, dangers of such technology have begun to effect everyday life. Cell phones cause a decrease in social contact, distraction, and deaths. Cell phones are usually considered...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. Cell Phones and Social Graces

    Cell Phones & Social Graces” Have you ever been driving down the street and noticed a driver using his/her cell phone while driving? In the article “Cell Phones & Social Graces” written by Charles Fisher, examples were given of people using their cell phones in a rude fashion. People using...

  11. Cell Phones Banned in School

    14 November 2013 Banning Cell Phones in School...It’s Serious Now The usage of cell phones has skyrocketed by millions since its discovery in the 1990s. Cell phones provide an easy way for people to stay in contact with each other; the problem with that is the fact that many people, especially children...

  12. Cell Phones and Driving

    way into vehicles. Cell phones were first introduced in the U.S. in the mid 1980’s, and have since experienced dramatic growth. Cell phone use while driving should be the concern of motorists and policymakers and have lead policymakers to consider whether the use of cell phone while driving should...

  13. children should not have cell phones

     Children Should Not Have Cell Phones 5/8/12 In today’s world, children want to grow up faster and faster. Kids want to be like their older brother or sister. They want to be like the people they see on television. There is an extreme desire for materialistic items by a majority of the population...

  14. Literature Review - Cell Phones

    Literature review - PSY 240 Cell phones have always been blacklisted as the cause to motor vehicle accidents. They are blamed for distracted drivers making errors on the road resulting in accidents. Driving requires a degree of concentration to both the external stimuli of the road, pedestrians, and...

  15. Vehicle Distraction Laws

    Vehicle Distraction Laws Most car accidents these days result from careless drivers losing focus on the road in front of them. Simple activities such as conversation with passengers, eating or drinking, reading, grooming, adjusting the radio, or working a navigation system while operating a vehicle...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. Cell Phone Safety

    Cell phone safety would seem largely a matter of common sense. Pay attention, watch the road and you’ll arrive safely. But researchers who have been studying cell phone-related accidents since the 1990s say there are some surprising ways in which wireless phones endanger drivers, passengers and pedestrians...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. Cell Phones While Driving

    Research Paper Driving Under the Influence: Cell Phones According to Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider, texting and driving can be as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol. The effects of drinking and driving are well-known throughout the country, but the negative effects...

  23. Cell Phone Freedom

    In today’s culture, Cell Phones are becoming more and more prevalent. They are used heavily today as a way to connect socially, as well as a way to keep up with e-mail, a calendar, or other useful applications. However, as with any type of technology, there are critics who have their concerns or doubts...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. cell phones

    First, cell phones are impersonal and rather anti-social. If a kid were using their phone to text during class all the time, they would not need to be as good at actually talking to others, which would degenerate social skills, which are very important in life for jobs, creating good family relationships...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...