Argumentative Essay On Texting While Driving

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PARAGRAPH 1 -INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTORY SENTENCES: Texting while driving has impacted individuals for several years, causing lawmakers to deliberately search for a solution. A recent device labeled ‘Textalyzer’ has proven to decrease the amount of car crashes due to texting while driving by allowing police to determine if a person operating a vehicle used a cellphone. BACKGROUND: On one side, advocates claim that the Textalyzer will discourage texting and phone use by drivers. On the other side of the debate, opponents argue that the Textalyzer invades the privacy of phone users. THESIS/CLAIM: Even though the use of the Textalyzer has two sides to the debate, the most significant argument proves that the Textalyzer will accurately determine…show more content…
EVIDENCE: A 2015 AAA study announced that 58 percent of consequential teenage car crashes occured because of driver distraction. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving causes at least 1000 injuries and leaves 10 people dead everyday. EXPLAIN EVIDENCE: Proponents explain how the Textalyzer can potentially decrease the number of crashes because drivers will know that police have the ability to dictate smartphone usage. A license suspension will occur if a driver refuses the use of the Textalyzer. When Ben Lieberman’s son, Evan, passed away in a car crash seven years ago, Lieberman’s astonishment displayed when he realized that police never investigated the cellphone used by the driver in the crash. Since the experience, Lieberman has progressively searched for a solution. “I don’t want to be responsible for violating anyone’s privacy rights, but I also don’t want to get another call like the one I got about Evan- the call every parents dreads” (Costco Connection 2016). Cities across the United States intend to find a safety solution with distracted driving on the

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