Why is texting and driving a bad idea?

Why is texting and driving a bad idea?

Cell Phone Use While Driving Increases the Risk of an Accident. One out of 20 drivers use a cell phone when they’re in the car, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). However, doing so makes you four times more likely to get into an accident. Hands-free cell phones aren’t any better.

What are the disadvantages of driving and texting?

There are several disadvantages of texting while driving, including jail time/prison, fatal crashes, and loss…show more content… Some of the injuries may be broken bones or the loss of a body part, also may lead to concussions and comas. These fatal crashes may put people in the hospital for weeks to months.

What happens if you text and drive?

If you kill or injure someone while texting and driving (or using your phone illegally in another way), you could face much higher fines, jail time, and license suspension. Remember, texting while driving is a serious offense and can even result in criminal misdemeanor charges.

Why is it good to text and drive?

In driving, this can translate to a slowed reaction time and a lack of awareness that can make avoiding obstacles more difficult. A text-blocking device from your local Alta Mere can remove this temptation completely by silencing your phone’s notifications until you’ve reached your destination and your vehicle is off.

Is it safe to text and drive?

Texting and driving is one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving. In fact, the average text sent or read in a car takes a driver’s eyes off the road for 5 seconds. This is more than enough time to get in a life-altering accident.

What is the conclusion of don’t text and drive?

In conclusion, texting while driving is very dangerous and can not only get you or someone else seriously hurt but it can also cost you and another person’s life. It is a no win situation.

Is it illegal to text and drive?

Texting and driving is banned in most states. In 48 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands, it is illegal for any driver to text and drive. Of these states and territories, all but five have primary enforcement laws banning texting while driving.

What are the issues presented in the speech don’t text and drive?

This presentation is about why people shouldn’t text and drive, the amount of accidents per year, the consequences that could occur, and the alternatives to texting and driving. This presentation covered the amount of accidents that occur when texting and driving, the consequences that could occur and alternatives.