In: Computers and Technology. They have become such a large part of who we are until most people feel lost without them. Consider the number of people we see in the course of the day walking with their heads down, eyes focused on the phone or seem to be talking to themselves or texting or reading a text sent to them. It has become common place to hold a conversation while being fully engaged with the phone. Cell phones have become such an addiction until we use them even where they are prohibited. That call must be answered, that text read or responded to.
The ban on hands free technology while driving will allow the decrease of car accidents. Thousands of people die in car crashes while using cell phones and even the use of hands free technology. Smartphones serve many purposes, and have created massive societal effects throughout the world despite being introduced roughly only two decades ago.
Currently, the polls show the public is behind tougher punishments as most people are aware that it will take more than awareness promotions to stop this unsafe behavior," Hersman. Regardless of people 's views that think they can multitask, numerous research show that hands-free devices are no safer than handheld devices because the brain will still be preoccupied when speaking on the phone. However, there are those that oppose these views. For example, some people believe that it is their individual choice whether or not to use cellular phones since each motorist knows the impending dangers they could involve themselves with if they decide to text and drive.