By: Xitlali Frias
Are tougher laws needed to combat distracted driving?
Not Being Aware
In an article that I found, "Stay focused When on the Road" it said, "It’s 8 a.m., and you jump in your car to drive to work. You have every intention of driving safely, but within minutes of merging onto the highway you've already checked your makeup in the mirror, fiddled with your car’s radio, programmed your GPS for a meeting location, made two calls on your cellphone and sent a text message to your sister. You might not realize it, but you’re a distracted driver." (Johnson) These drivers are distracted and they don't know it. This can be extremely dangerous for the driver and other people. If there where tougher laws enforcing to drive safely, it might help those people how are unaware that they are distracted drivers realize that they are distracted.
Increase of Phone Usage
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