Driving across the United States there is a new trend with the drivers on the road. "The Cell Phone"! Making a decision to write about cell phones, driving and the dangers that comes with it. A survey poll was given to 3, 000 people to fill out on a day at the rest stop. More than 2/3 of the drivers admitted to either almost having an accident or having an accident because they were on the phone.One driver admitted on her survey of driving off the interstate and into the ravine on the side of interstate 75 in Georgia because she was trying to answer her phone. Another driver showed attached picture that he keep on his visor as a reminder not to us his phone file driving.Without being too graphic, he almost lost his head, when he went through the windshield on State Road 27 in Florida. Almost every driver had a story to tell about his or her experience of driving while on a cell phone. To tell them all I would have to make this a five part series.Seeing the worst driving and cell phone use, on interstate 95 and interstate 75, drivers change lanes virtually running the other driver of the road, even driving on the shoulder while racing each other, and talking on the phone.While interviewing and reading drivers survey from Florida, it revealed a new fade, in Florida, driver''s text messaging while driving. How is that done? One driver''s survey stated he can talk to work, family and friends faster texting then on the phone, "because I don''t need to look to text. He says."Conducting business, while driving is by far the most dangerous form of driving possible. You are never paying attention to the road when you are trying to close a business deal. As a writer and the owner of a busy consulting firm, and on the road quite a lot; it is suggested to try never to speak with clients or even family while driving, but if it is necessary, use a Bluetooth or other headset and never have the phone to the ear.
All States should make it mandatory to use wireless headsets for cell phones while driving. So far the states that have made using cell phones while driving illegal, have adopted the use of headsets on cellular phones while driving.These eight states have adopted the law of banding cell phone use while driving; Arkansas - only in force for school bus drivers, Arizona - effective only for school bus drivers, California - effective Jan. 2008 it will be banned for all drivers, Connecticut, banned use for all drivers on the their roads. Brooklyn, Ohio has passed an ordinance making it illegal to use handheld cell phones. District of Columbia, illegal to use a cell phone, except in an emergency. New Jersey, all cellular use is illegal. New York - hands-free use is allowable and emergency use of a hand-held cell phone.Many States have legislation currently pending regarding the use of cell phones. Most States also cover using cell phones in the case of accidents or other law-breaking activities while driving a vehicle in their respective traffic legislation. There are also 32 Countries, which have banned hand-held cell phone usage.