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

    …. Common driving behaviors that can lead to a fatal car accident include: Intoxicated driving: Driving under the influence is among the most common causes of fatal crashes. An intoxicated driver can be prosecuted even if the driver was below the legal limit for blood alcohol content. Distracted driving: Cell phone usage and texting can cause…

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

    … with Traffic Fatalities If you have lost a loved one in a traffic accident that was the result of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to seek justice for the deceased by consulting a highly skilled Chicago car accident lawyer at Staver Law Group. We have years of experience handling wrongful death cases and can help you obtain a settlement…

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

    … of car wrecks. In spite of the fact that distracted driving accounts for an estimated 25 percent of all traffic fatalities (according to the NSC), some states—like Texas—have no statewide laws banning texting and driving. While I fully-understand that making the practice illegal will not solve the problem overnight, the same could…

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

    … that outlines what each promises to do to maximize safety. The graduated driver’s license law mandates, among other things, that 15- to 18-year-olds must wear a seat belt, along with all of their passengers. A teen can be stopped and ticketed for not wearing a seat belt. Also, texting and driving is illegal if you are 21 or younger…

    Bruning Legal- 36 readers -
  • 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 -
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