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Texting and Driving: Distracted Driving Leading Teen Deaths in the U.S.

2018-09-04T14:14:11+00:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: Auto Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , |

Teenagers, in particular, are vulnerable to giving in to distracted driving when it comes to using their phones. Teens are used to texting and used to having their phones on them at all times as well as having audio notifications for various apps and purposes. The stream of communication can be extremely tempting while on the road. Unfortunately, teens are very at risk for getting into serious accidents that cause injury or death as a result of using their phone while driving. If you or someone you know have caused an accident or been in an accident as a result of phone usage while driving, contact an experienced car accident attorney. Besides that, read on to find out more about how texting and driving and using the phone, in general, is causing more [...]

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 [...]