(Gravelle, 2005)The main advantage to avoid using cell phone during driving is ensuring safety of driver, vehicle, and other people driving on the road.
By making conversation, writing messages, or just playing with the mobile increases the chances of accidents.
Studies have highlighted those drivers using cell phones react slowly and often make wrong decision causing serious accidents involving other vehicles also.
(Gravelle, 2005)Drivers demonstrates comparatively slower braking responses and also had low awareness of other traffic flowing through the roads ignoring their presence concentrating more on cell phones and less on roads as how other drivers are behaving.
Cell phones provide communication with greater flexibility.
It is, nowadays considered less fashion and more a utility providing several benefits.
Other main reason for the explosive growth of cell phones is the safety aspect.
Cell phones make it easy to contact during emergency even during driving although using cell phone while driving is mostly dangerous and not advisable, it provides the convenience of tackling emergency situation, listening music through hands-free, and tracking routes etc.
Cell phones were introduced in the United States market in the decade of 1980 and their usage instantly grew during next two decades.
The trend of using cell phones has increased throughout the world.