Despite long-term and ongoing public education campaigns aimed at reducing distracted driving, this dangerous behavior continues to be a safety threat on Georgia's roadways.
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Besides self-inducted distractions, other distractions occur on the road itself. This can be especially true in Arizona with its abundant wildlife. Jack rabbits and road runners darting out in front of you can also cause a dangerous distraction.
If you’ve been in a car accident and the other driver has a dog (or another pet) in their vehicle, you need to ask questions about whether the driver’s pet was in a pet crate or was causing a distraction.
Despite these substantial efforts, the rate of distracted driving accidents among teens continues to rise and a recent survey confirms that nearly half of teen drivers admit to texting behind the wheel frequently.
The National Institutes of Health published a report examining the impact of smoking while driving and its consequences. The study found that on average, drivers who were smoking were even more distracted than people who used a cell phone.
On Tuesday – February 21, 2017 – the bill cleared a subcommittee of the House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee. Its sponsor, Georgia Rep. Better Price (R-Roswell), stated to the committee that distracted driving is a serious epidemic throughout the nation.
Using a non-hands-free cellular phone or another electronic device for texting or making phone calls while driving is illegal in the State of Florida. Florida’s recently enacted law which prohibits texting while driving, subject to some limited exceptions, reads as follows...
It’s always rewarding when we can assist a client in getting a hospital bill significantly reduced. Our ability to obtain a significant reduction guaranteed that the client would walk away with the compensation she deserved as opposed to significant medical debt due to an inattentive motorist’s negligence.
Multitasking while driving and distracted driving leads to car accidents in Snohomish county and the rest of Washington state.
The cost of distracted driving is not only tickets, but your life or someone else’s. 25 percent of all car accidents involve some form of a distraction.
Preventing distracted driving may be more difficult then it seems. To many, these simple distractions are second nature and they may not even see them as a distraction.
As we all know distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents in Washington State and across the nation. But, many people don’t know that there are three types of distractions that can keep a driver from focusing on the road.
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