Distracted Driving

By: Joseline Cadenas

Should distracted driving be illegal in all states?

Distracted driving should be illegal because it is causing death and injuries and it could impact in your future and creates major financial.

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What is Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person's attention away from the primary task of driving.All distractions endanger driver,passenger,and bystander safety.


  • Using a Smartphone
  • Talking to Passengers
  • Watching a video


The number of people killed is distracted in car crashes.

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Causes injuries or Possibly Death

An estimated 412,000 people were injured by being distracted it increased by 9% from the estimated 387,000 people injured in 2011.Annually more than 300,000 people get injured because of using their smart phones.
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Financial Problems

The cost in the accident while you were texting and bills.

Distracted driving has increased a large problem with financial problem until now. Especially with teenager the financial has growth with injuries and deaths.

How it affects in your Future?

Sometimes in your past you get scared driving again because you might of got into a car accent by getting distracted while texting and driving that will affected in your future. Texting while driving is getting a tickets which goes on your record which can ruin your reputation.

My Conclusions

Texting and Driving is dangers because a lot people die every minute there is million of people texting .It's a big responsibility while driving. You can' t do two things at a time because you should be focus while driving and not doing multiple task at once .Keep an alert on the road.Stopping causing other people's death.

Works Cited

"Drivers Still Surfing Web While Driving, Survey Finds." Gannett News Service. 11 Nov. 2013: N.p. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 04 Sep. 2014.


"Distracted Driving | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration | Texting and Driving." Distracted Driving | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration | Texting and Driving. Web. 11 Sept. 2014.


"Distracted Driving: Fast Lane to Disaster." Harvard Men's Health Watch. 17 Apr. 2012: N.p. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 04 Sep. 2014.


Genachowski, Julius. "Time to Put the Brakes on Texting and Driving." Gannett News Service. 23 Sep. 2012: N.p. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 04 Sep. 2014.