Texting And Driving

Texting while driving is the act of composing, sending, reading text messages, email, or making other similar use of the web on a mobile phone while operating a motor vehicle. Texting while driving is considered dangerous by many people, including authorities, and in some places has either been outlawed or restricted. A survey of more than 90 teens from more than 26 high schools throughout the United States conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance Group in 2006 showed that 37% of students consider texting to be either "very" or "extremely" distracting.
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  • St. Louis Auto Crash Attorney – Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents

    … in prison and a $5,000 fine. For a person to be charged with voluntary vehicular manslaughter, it must be proved that: he/she was driving in either a severely negligent or reckless manner, and the reckless or negligent driving behavior caused a fatality The Cause of Fatal Car Accidents Many fatal car accidents are a result of driver negligence…

    St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 18 readers -
  • Traffic Fatalities Rising Nationwide

    … Most people assume that texting and driving is a contributing factor to the startling jump in traffic fatalities. However, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and other researchers have stated that it’s too soon to determine whether smartphones have made our highways more dangerous. There could be a host of factors contributing…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 17 readers -
  • Number of Fatal Car Accidents Up 10% Over Last Year

    … the development of self-driving cars; a newer technology that seeks to eliminate human error as a cause for traffic accidents. While the prospect of computer-driven automobiles is alarming to many, you must also realize that about 90 percent of all car crashes are caused (at least in part) by human error. The post Number of Fatal Car Accidents Up 10% Over Last Year appeared first on Rasansky Law Firm. …

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 25 readers -
  • “It Only Takes One”: MO Car Accident Safety

    ….” That is the essence of the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety’s It Just Takes One safe driving campaign. It’s a statewide effort delivering a simple message of incredible importance to teens and young adults in St. Louis: “Drive Responsibly. There’s only ONE you.” The coalition, made up of federal, state, and local officials and championed…

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  • Will Texas Finally Ban Texting and Driving in 2017?

    …Texas lawmakers are planning (once again) to introduce a bill banning texting and driving statewide, but will it become law? There have been several unsuccessful attempts to ban texting and driving in Texas, and while we know the practice is extremely dangerous, there still appears to be quite a bit of opposition. Will Texas Finally Ban Texting…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 25 readers -
  • What Can Curb Distracted Driving? – St. Louis Car Wreck Law Firm

    … the wheel in the past month. In another AAA survey, 85 percent of the respondents admitted that other drivers talking on cell phones are a safety threat. This is an irony, because most drivers engage in distracted driving, but they think that other drivers talking on cell phones are a danger. Texting and Driving Laws Over the past decade, text…

    St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 24 readers -
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