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Kids' Phone Safety Blog

National Cellphone Courtesy Month

July 16, 2015
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Cell phones have become an essential part of our lives long ago. Nevertheless, there are still some issues on when and how it is appropriate to use them.

To celebrate the occasion of National Cellphone Courtesy Month held in July, Pumpic gathered some information on cell phone concerns as well as guidance for ethical use.

The most significant issue connected with cell phone use is talking on the phone in public places like restaurants, cinemas, theatres, transport etc.

At the same time, the most crucial one refers to talking on the phone while driving, as except general annoyances it may result in some serious dangers: car-crashes and accidents very often lead to human deaths.

Please read the guidelines below, so as to make your cell phone use more polite and respectful.

  • Try to avoid discussing your private information on public, which may seem uncomfortable or confidential.
  • Turn your mobile phone to a client mode while at school, business meeting, cinema, restaurant and other similar occasions.
  • Try to avoid talking on the phone and checking text messages in the situations listed above.
  • Don’t talk loudly on the phone (cell-yell), which may distract your surroundings.
  • Avoid setting loud ringtones that may sometimes even frighten those around you.
  • If you cannot answer a call, when your phone rings, do your best to switch it to silence as soon as possible.
  • Never use a mobile phone while driving. It may bring about serious risks and sometimes be fatal.
  • Omit using a cell phone during a flight. A cellular signal may affect navigation systems and bring them out of operation.
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