Distracted Driving - Page 2

  • Survey Finds More Distracted Drivers in the South

    … Distracted driving is contributing to more and more accidents as smartphone technology advances. Drivers in the southern United States are more likely to be involved in accidents linked to distracted driving, according to research. More distracted drivers are in the south Everquote, an insurance company, gathered information during 2.7 million…

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 13 readers -
  • Latest Distracted Driving Statistics Released – St. Louis Attorney

    … the term, “distracted driving” does not simply mean the use of cell phones, it is the most common distraction. Distracted driving relates to anything that takes a driver’s attention off the road. This could mean things as simple as trying to find the best radio station, putting on makeup, or trying to eat a meal. To measure the incidence of distracted…

    St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 17 readers -
  • Car Accidents Involving Millennials – St. Louis Injury Lawyers

    …According to a recent study conducted by the AAA Foundation, Millennials in the age group of 19-24 engaged in the riskiest of driving behaviors. With the increased use of smartphones and other technologies over the past decade or so, distracted driving and its associated risks have become a cause of concern. A number of studies have demonstrated…

    St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 16 readers -
  • Fatal Car Accident Numbers Rose Again in 2016

    … increased by 23%, Alaska by 29%, Hawaii by 27%, Texas by 7%, and New Mexico by a whopping 34%. Figures for three states remained consistent, while twelve states recorded decreases. In fact, five less-populous states (Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming) showed improvements in the double digits. NHTSA has broken down these numbers…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 14 readers -
  • Distracted Driving and Smartphones: How to Protect Yourself

    … as a result of their wreck. To schedule a free case evaluation with a Philadelphia car accident lawyer, call our office today at 215-825-5183 or contact us online. 1https://www.distraction.gov/stats-research-laws/facts-and-statistics.html 2http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/LI/consCheck.cfm?txtType=HTM&ttl=75&div=0&chpt=33&…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 13 readers -
  • Can Social Media Companies be Liable for Distracted Driving?

    … to get it to read over 100 miles per hour. The alleged combination of distraction and dangerous speed caused her to crash into another operated by an Uber driver. The car accident victim suffered brain damage and was in a coma for five weeks. The victim then sued the distracted driver, who admits to speeding but denies using Snapchat at that time…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 9 readers -
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