Student Name: Jude Saintil
Student ID # AC 1302120
Course Name:Principles of public Speaking
Assignment # 6
Title: Why banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwide? (With changes)
General Purpose: Persuade
Specific Purpose: Persuade my audience that banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwide
Central idea: Lawmakers should pass a legislation banning the use of cell phone while driving nationwide
A: Cell phones are as common in the market today as a wrist watch on your arm.Every one has one including the very young as well as the extreme elderly.People are constantly talking,texting,playing games or surfing on the internet on their cell phones.These devices are harmless until individuals decided to get behing the wheel and drive.Therefore,the government should pass legislation to ban cell phone usage while driving nationwide.
B: Consider that one day you get a phone call from someone telling you that there was an accident and your child is dead because a person using their cell phone was not paying attention to the road.Would you be devasted?I sure would.im sure you believe that it would never happen to you,but do you want to take that risk?how many more people have to die before you even consider the ban on cell phones while driving?According to the NHTSB,texting is 6 times more dangerous than driving intoxicated.Finally,texting is not a teen –only problem with 47% of adults admitting to texting while driving
II. Body of the presentation:
Distracted driving is an epidemic
Lawmakers should act responsibly and enact measures of how to prevent innocent citizens from being a victim to these accidents.Im sure there,s more that can be done regarding this issue.
As a result of this epidemic,some states have aready implemented laws in order to address this issue.Today,my mission will be to convince you to make a...
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