Distracted Driving - Page 5

  • St. Louis Car Crash Attorney Discusses Safe Driving in a School Zone

    … for a school zone and yield to school buses with flashing stop signs and/or an extended stop arm. However, some drivers do not follow these safety rules because of distracted driving. Driver Distractions in School Zones Driver distraction in a school zone is common in one out of every six drivers. 19 percent of female motorists are districted while…

    St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 28 readers -
  • Texas Cities Which Ban Texting and Driving

    … City, Mount Vernon, Nacogdoches, New Braunfels, Palmview, Pampa, Penitas, Richwood, Rowlett, San Angelo, San Antonio, Schertz, Shoreacres, Sinton, Stephenville, Tomball, University City, and West University Place. Several other cities (including Houston) are currently looking at passing similar measures. Some of these cities have enacted laws…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 39 readers -
  • Dangerous Distractions for Truck Drivers

    … of the most common and unsafe forms of distracted driving. Other dangerous distractions for truck drivers include: Eating or Drinking – Truck drivers frequently turn to snacks or caffeine to stay awake on a long route, but reaching for food items may require taking your hands and eyes off the road. Spilling a drink such as hot coffee can also become…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 35 readers -
  • 5 Winter Driving Tips – How a St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer Can Help

    … in a particularly cold area then you face the risk of ‘black ice’, which causes accidents due to unnoticed and unexpected icy conditions, often at night. So, it is important that when you’re driving at a time when the temperature is below freezing, you should be particularly cautious. Put away all distractions – distracted driving increases the risk…

    St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 37 readers -
  • Traffic Safety for Children and Teens

    …. A booster seat allows seatbelts to fit and secure small children properly. Kids no longer need booster seats once they grow to be about 4’9″. You’ve worked hard to keep your child passengers safe, but what about teen drivers? First, make sure your teen is ready for the responsibility of driving. Teach them about the danger of distracted driving…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 32 readers -
  • Cognitive driving distractions

    … Distracted driving is understood to be an activity, event, or entity that possess the ability to divert a person’s attention or focus away from the primary task of driving.1 In 2013, the National Highway Safety Administration conducted a study to determine the extent of distractions while driving, which indicated that nearly 424,000 injuries…

    Bruning Legal- 14 readers -
  • Social Media Breakfast Houston: Marketing Unexciting Brands

    … that lawyers can get involved with is enddd.org. Its network includes lawyers around the nation raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving, particularly with regard to texting and driving. Other nuggets and comments from the breakfast can be found on the below Storify. Thank you to Kami Huyse of Zoetica Media, and the social media…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 56 readers -
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