The Dangers of Texting and Driving

What Are The Negative Impacts of Texting and Driving?

How negative of an impact does texting and driving have on our world?

Because of our world today, many people are developing many different types/kinds of new technology. Although I love how advanced our society is becoming, I don’t really think people see the negative or terrible impact this kind of technology has on our world. Ever since phones had started allowing people to text, their lives, and many other lives could have been put at serious risk if people decide to use this technology while they’re driving. In fact, the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute found that text messaging creates a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted.Due to people getting different, tempting, and all of this brand-new technology, it’s been putting people’s lives at risk if they decide that it’s “ok” to use this kind of technology while they’re on the road. Texting and driving needs to stop.

How can we prevent texting and driving?

When you're in the car, put your phone where you can't get it. A place where you won't even be tempted to look for it. No phone. No texting. Another way to prevent texting and driving is to turn your notifications off. The less you hear your phone, the less tempted you'll be to text or look at your phone while you’re driving. These are some of the many ways to live a happy and accident free life. There are many ways to prevent texting and driving that not many people pay attention to while there on the road. People need to stop paying attention to their phones, and pay more attention on how to prevent them from making a careless error on the road.

Shocking Statistics That Will Make You Think Twice About Grabbing Your Phone

The numbers distributing the dangers of texting and driving are startling. As a matter of fact, 666,000 drivers are attempting to use their phones while behind the wheel of an automobile. And to make this problem worse are Smartphones. Although I love Smartphones, they have made it easier for everyone to stay connected at all times. So therefore, Smartphone have made it more tempting to text and drive. The rates, however, of cellphone distraction are alarmingly high.
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