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Cell Phones and Driving

Cell Phones and Driving

by Roman Espejo

Paperback(2nd ed.)

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Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737771565
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 10/31/2014
Series: At Issue Series: Social Issues
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Cell Phone Use Is Not Linked to Significantly More Accidents Saurabh Bhargava Vikram S. Pathania 10

2 Children Distract Drivers as Much as Cell Phone Use David Petrie 16

3 Cell Phone Use While Driving Should Be Banned Christopher A. Hart 20

4 Texting While Driving Law Rarely Enforced Andria Simmons 29

5 New Cell Phone Technology May Help Reduce Distracted Driving Alyssa Carducci 34

6 Monitor: Fatal Distraction: The Economist 38

7 Cell Phones Endanger Teen Drivers Nancy Mann Jackson 42

8 Adult Drivers Are as Likely as Teens to Be Distracted by Cell Phones Mary Madden Lee Ramie 47

9 Texting and Driving Is More Risky than Driving Under the Influence Michael Fumento 53

10 Hands-Free Technology Can Keep Drivers Safe Consumer Electronics Association 57

11 Hands-Free Technology Does Not Keep Drivers Safe Robert Rosenberger 62

Organizations to Contact 70

Bibliography 74

Index 78

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