Texting while driving is teenagers’ number one driving distraction (cell phone) texting while driving has not really been a big concern until recently law enforcement have realized that the percentage of texting and driving accident have risen over the past years texting while driving has been getting ignored but now it’s time to bring it to the light to save some lives. Houston — a witness says the driver of a pickup truck that collided with a church minibus in rural texas, killing 13 people, acknowledged he had been texting while driving — a development that highlights the dangers of sending messages on smartphones while behind the wheel.
While taking a phone call is dangerous enough, the advent of text messaging made cell phones even more incompatible with driving a car reading or sending a text or email takes both eyes off of the road, your mind off the task of driving, and sometimes both hands off the wheel. Home / blog / texting and driving – is it really worth it texting and driving – is it really worth it texting and driving causes one out of every four car accidents in the united states per year and makes a car crash up to twenty-three times more likely 1.
Taking your mind off driving can prove dangerous if we are sending a text message while driving, our mind is shifted from the road and what is around us to what is on that little screen in our hands in june 2011, over 196 billion text messages were sent or received in the us, up nearly 50% from june 2009. The danger of texting and driving it can be tough to stop paying attention to the alerts on your phone while driving, but think about it: is it worth your life living life, having fun and surviving texting while driving is not only illegal, it is extremely dangerous – and not just to you during the time you are reading or answering.
Texting while driving is one of the most dangerous things a driver could ever do please avoid it if you do need to send a text message, please pull over to a safe area and send the text while you are stationary.
Texas is only one of six states without an anti-texting law texas lawmakers introduced a bill that would ban texting while driving throughout the state currently, 44 states have an anti-texting law on the books it is time for texas to join the rest of the country in putting an end to this dangerous roadway distraction.
The consequences you'll face for texting and driving are similar to those you'd get for another one of the most serious driving offenses: dui if you'd never drive drunk, then you'd never text and drive—driving with a bac of just 001% increases your chances of causing a car crash by 46% , according to a 2014 study.
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In tarrant county, at least six cities — arlington, bedford, grand prairie, hurst, watauga and white settlement — already have laws in place to target distracted driving, such as texting while driving.