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However, it’s only appropriate to put certain things in perspective to protect yourself, family and loved ones. And should things go awry, these steps may also curb unnecessary difficulties and delays in handling your case.
You’ve heard about the dangers of using your phone while driving. But while it’s the leading cause of accidents and fatalities as far as driving distracted goes, it’s far from the only cause.
The problem involves taking action. Why don’t you, or maybe one of your family members, stop doing this behavior, despite knowledge that it puts you at more risk for a fatal accident than driving drunk?
State lawmakers approved stricter distracted driving definitions and penalties for all Washington State drivers. No more loopholes for social media usage, selfies, snapchats, or playing Asphalt-Extreme while behind the wheel.
Even though 99% of drivers say they are not comfortable riding in the car with a texting driver, drivers use their phones on 88% of their journeys.
Even though it's a major culprit behind the epidemic of distracted driving, technology has found a way to try to help people use their phones responsibly while driving. Here are a few options to consider.
One thing no one can make illegal to have in the car, however, are children. But they are one of the leading distractions to drivers.
Five seconds is about the amount of time it takes to read or send a text. If you're on the highway while doing so?
These apps incentivize safe driving and/or block drivers from using their phones while the car is in motion. This chart displays the different features(link is external) an assortment of apps have.
Numerous studies have come out with shocking data that I share with Bellingham drivers in hopes that it can change this habit and make our roads safer.
April is designated as Distracted Driving Awareness Month(link is external). Each year, I want to highlight the dangers of distracted driving because it is a focal point of my law practice.
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