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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...
Distracted driving has been deemed illegal under the motor vehicle act. Although, smartphones are extremely useful and important now, when being used excessively while driving they can lead to accidents.
These factors have increased the frequency of distracted driving accidents, but people have been at risk of distraction on the road since we first started using automobiles.
When there’s an accident (or a near accident) we all love to point fingers and say it was the other guy. Yet when polled, a disturbingly high number of Americans regularly engage in some very unsafe driving practices.
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.
Accidents caused by distracted driving are a nationwide problem – one which claims innocent lives on a daily basis. Now, researchers shed some light on distractions that are riskier than others.
The idea that people are driving around while simultaneously playing a smartphone game seems ridiculous when you first hear it, but consider that in 2014, over 400,000 people were injured because of drivers distracted by using their cell phones.
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.
This claim is going to be an interesting one to follow. Stay tuned to see if the courts hold companies like Snapchat liable for the stupid behaviors of their customers.
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