In today’s world, cell phones play a central part in the lives of many people around the world.
Tasks such as making calls, texting, taking photos and even surfing the Internet have not only been made easier but have also been made more possible for many more people.
The reduced attention on the road increases the chances that the driver will cause an accident because it reduces the time he has to react to traffic situations.
Moreover, studies show that people who text while driving tend to accelerate more slowly after stepping on their brakes.
This can cause irregularities for other drivers, leading to possible accidents.
Also, since their eyes are more on the text than on the road, drivers who choose to text while driving have a much higher chance of hitting a pedestrian than those not distracted in driving.A large number of accidents, whether severe or not, usually occur within a twinkle of an eye.This means that just a moment of distraction is enough for a driver to cause a serious road accident.on busy roads, the amount of time that one talks before reacting to a situation, in most cases, determines whether one gets to continue living.As much as it is both dangerous to call and text while driving, texting while driving is actually more dangerous because one has to constantly look at the screen of the phone in order to type or to read messages.(Mulgrew) Most people don’t seem to realize how careless they can be while driving a car. According to Bret Schulte, talking on a cell phone is not as dangerous as texting these days. (Copeland) The lives of innocent people are being taken every day due to a simple distraction.Car crashes are four times more common to take place while the driver is on their mobile device over any other causes.According to Ian Mulgrew, a journalist/author from Canada, many accidents are blamed on distracted driving and most of the distractions are caused by cell phone usage.(Mulgrew) Many drivers today have such busy lives and never have time to get the things they need to do completed in one day’s time.