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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.
The SMARTWheel is a wheel cover that tracks whether the driver has both hands on the wheel and warns them with a buzzing noise as well as alerts the parents.
Many of these injuries can leave victims permanently disabled or require expensive and painful treatments. Fortunately, if a plaintiff can establish that another party was negligent, he or she may be able to recover damages for those costs.
If you are in a motorcycle accident, the footage is admissible in court and can be used as evidence. If the accident was not your fault, but the when the police show up, it tends to be someone’s word against your own.