Texting while Driving

This paper explores the phenomenon of texting while driving, looking at how risky it is; how prevalent it is; and which drivers, if any, engage in the practice.
# 150560 | 1,680 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2012 | US

Abstract

This paper first reveals that approximately 20-percent of drivers engage in texting while driving, and among teenagers that rate is much higher. The paper then goes on to explore how dangerous texting while driving is and cites studies that supports its findings. The paper focuses, in particular, on teens that text and drive and all of the implications of this practice, and concludes by looking at the emotional denial that surrounds texting while driving, among both teenagers and adults. Outline: Introduction Texting and Driving - How Dangerous Is It? Texting and Driving - How Prevalent Is It? Teens Texting While Driving Conclusion


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