Walking while on your phone:

bad idea

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Group Members

Je'Myiia Johnson & Lisa Lozano

Two important quotes

1. “Some researchers say that 1 out of 10 pedestrians are injuries caused by distracting mobile device.” This quote is important because it shows how many injuries are caused due to cellphone usage.

2.“'Distracted driving is also causing more pedestrian deaths', researchers say.” This quote is important because it shows how distracted drivers cause deaths.

Main Idea

To show examples of how people are taking precautions to help keep pedestrians safe while crossing streets.

Authors pupose

To persuade people to stop crossing streets while distracted by their mobile device.


Organization

The author gives prime examples of how people around the nation are trying to either make them stop crossing streets while distracted or keep them safe if they do.


Summary

People that are around unsafe people crossing the streets that see them crossing unsafely are going to other people to stop these events from occurring. They go to researchers and find prime examples of why these things are happening and find out that almost all of the pedestrian injuries happen by them being distracted by their mobile device. Some states are trying to put an end to it by taking severe precautions were others are trying to do it in a easier way by lowering speed limits help keep the traffic lower and safer for crossing pedestrians. The effect of people crossing roads while distracted is still a growing problem and more and more states are trying to put an end to it.


Vocabulary

  1. Pedestrian, the victims of distraction

  2. injuries, effects of distraction

  3. distracted, what's happening to the pedestrians

  4. cellphones, reason for why the accidents happen

  5. dangerous, word used to express effects