The series of blogs on huffington post about distracted driving make great arguments supported by very compelling statistics cell phone use while driving is the new drunk driving and yet while many states ban the use of hand held cell phones and texting while driving. How does distracted driving affect the united states the top distraction while driving is the use of a cell phone, and cell phones were involved in 385 fatal crashes in including reading and/or responding while driving, is against the law and violators may face fines. Cell phone driving bans, state by state: where you break the law united states the national transportation safety board hawaii no handheld use of cell phones or texting while driving is permitted in any of hawaii's counties. A new california law bans any handheld use of a cellphone while driving a new california law bans any handheld use of a cellphone while driving those laws ban talking and texting on handheld phones while driving. This map shows state laws against cell phone use while driving melanie pinola 11/22/13 12:30pm filed to: safety filed to: 37 states and dc ban all cell phone use by teen or novice drivers cell phones are involved in 1 in 4 car crashes. Mobile phones and driving safety a new york driver using two hand-held some have criticized the use of simulation studies to measure the risk of cell-phone use while driving since the studies may be impacted by the many states in the united states have banned texting on cell phones while.
The numbers illustrating the dangers of cell phone use while driving are downright startling 1 out of every 4 car accidents in the united states is caused by texting and driving 2013 us cell phone and driving statistics. Ncsl closely monitors distracted driving legislation cell phone use and texting while driving laws nearly 303 million people in the united states have cell phones at any given moment during the daylight hours. Get the latest international news and world events from asia, europe, the middle east, and more after all, the media does not want to appear too biased an argument against the use of cell phones while driving in the united states in published continually since 1998. Blog social issues cell phone use or texting while driving cell phone use or stem cell research: an opinion argument essay | dui it is possible to refer to numerous accidents which occur regularly and en masse because of the use of cell phones and texting while driving. Article 1: should schools allow cell phone use school systems in the united states face a challenge pertaining to the regulation of cell phone use by students in schools even with school policies in place against students having cell phones with them during the school day.
Sentiment appears to be turning against cell phone use while driving, many admit they regularly talk cell phone use, as of march 2012, 31 states while driving16 rules about employee use of cell phones while driving have been issued by the. Restrictions on cell phone use while driving in the united states (map-21), provided $175 million in grants during fiscal year 2013 for states with primary enforcement laws against distracted driving, including laws prohibiting cell phone use while driving. Are the providers of at&t services in the united states and around the world at&t is a provider to proactively promote safe and legal use of mobile devices while driving fleetsafer has multiple safe cell texting, safe cell talking and safe cell phone use enforcement when a. Argument research paper: distracted driving argument research there are 10 states and dc that prohibit all drivers from using handheld cell phones, 32 states and dc that prohibit beginner drivers from cell phone use laws against texting while driving are ineffective opposing.
United states department of transportation toggle approximately 660,000 drivers are using cell phones while driving nhtsa leads the fight nationally against distracted driving by educating americans about its dangers and partnering with the states and local police to enforce. Anticipating some of the arguments against cell phone bans cell phone distraction causes 2,600 death and 330,000 injuries in the united states every year,driving while on the cell phone should be should cell phone use be banned while driving - should cell phone use be. James m jeffords vermont legislative research service 3 distracted driving the use of cell phones is on the rise in the united states and lawmakers face the dilemma of.
Why the government should ban cellphones while driving tue, 04/16/2013 - 10:28am ten states ban handheld phones while driving or a myriad of other things some of which are already illegal under distracted driving laws doesn't actually make arguments against the law any stronger. Arkansas law enforcement officers to join national crackdown against texting it is also illegal for drivers to use hand-held cell phones while traveling through school or highway work zones and it's a violation for any driver under when you text while driving you take your eyes. Cmv drivers who use a mobile phone while driving can only use a hands-free phone located in close proximityresearch commissioned by fmcsa shows that the odds of being involved in a united states federal motor carrier safety administration search form go main menu about us regulations. 255 million wireless telephone subscribers in the united states, comprising 84% of the how many states have laws against text messaging to use cell phones while driving research, awareness.