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Drivers Age 25-39 Admit To Most Texting While Driving

2017-11-07T22:14:28+00:00March 30th, 2016|Categories: Auto Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , , |

Texting while driving is illegal in Florida and 40 other states, but does that mean people are following the law? It's an old trope about teenagers; how rebellious they are, how they like to push the limit, etc. Well, it turns out that behavior translates to on the road, where teenagers are willfully ignoring the law and practicing distracted driving. It's not just Florida, either. But perhaps the most shocking news? It's not teenagers that are the biggest offenders. No—it’s the age bracket of people from 25 to 39—grown adults who are actually the guiltiest of texting while driving. A new survey shows that 26% of drivers admitted to sending an email or text while driving. Not only that, but drivers in the 25 to 39 year old age bracket racked up 45%-- [...]

The Dangers of Texting While Driving

2014-09-15T18:04:13+00:00September 15th, 2014|Categories: Auto Accident|Tags: , , , |

Texting and driving is a combination that has produced numerous accidents on the road, with a frightening number resulting to fatalities.  In fact, studies have shown that texting while driving is considered as dangerous as driving while intoxicated. The use of mobile devices while on the road leads to distracted driving which means that the driver is less likely to notice road and safety signals, pedestrians and the signals coming from other vehicles.  Failure to heed these signals has led to injuries and deaths that could have been prevented had the driver not been using a mobile device while on the wheel. Legal Repercussions of Texting While Driving  In the US, there are laws banning the use of mobile devices or the act of texting while someone is on the wheel.  Also, different states have passed [...]