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Distracted Driver Accidents | August 23, 2019

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Texting and Driving Articles

“Netflix and Kill”: How Streaming Platforms Contribute to Distracted Driving

July 31, 2019 |

In 2001, New York became the first state to implement a law prohibiting all drivers from talking on their cellphone while driving. In 2007, Washington became the first state to ban texting while driving. 

Today, with the oversaturation of smartphones … Read More

Arizona is Rated as a Dangerous State for Drivers

July 25, 2019 |

Studies by Advocates for Highway & Auto Safety conclude that Arizona is a dangerous state to drive in and that it needs significant reforms to their motor vehicle safety laws. According to car accident attorney John Phebus, human error and … Read More

4 Things Most Texans Don’t Know About Distracted Driving

July 18, 2019 |

About everybody in the United States is aware that texting and operating a phone is a major driving risk. Distracted driving has in turn lead to over 3,166 deadly accidents in 2017 according to NHTSA. In the state of Texas, … Read More

100 Deadliest Days of Summer (2019)

June 5, 2019 |

Summer officially begins on June 21st and with it comes beautiful weather, trips to the beach, and vacation. While summer is usually synonymous with relaxation and fun, it also kicks off the 100 deadliest days for teens.

The 100 deadliest … Read More

Why You Should Avoid Road Rage

June 5, 2019 |

AAA’s statistics show that nearly 80% of drivers admit to having a road rage scene after being cut off, held up by a slow driver or getting into an accident. As common as it is to admitting having feelings of … Read More

10 Things That Can Happen If You Get a DUI

April 24, 2019 |

Every 51 minutes in America, someone is killed in a drunk driving accident. Every 2 minutes in America, someone is injured in a drunk driving accident. And every year in America, approximately 150,000 people get arrested for DUIs.

We’ve been … Read More

Driving Distracted Could Result in Criminal Charges

April 8, 2019 |

By now, we know the serious dangers of distracted driving. But did you know distracted driving could result in traffic offenses and/or criminal charges?

Distracted driving, specifically texting and driving, is generally a new area of law and is largely … Read More

Roundup: What Lawyers Have to Say About Distracted Driving

April 4, 2019 |

We all know driving distracted is bad and not to do it, but sometimes, we do it anyway.

Regardless of the consequences, we whip out our phones to quickly respond to a text, change a song, fix our makeup, or … Read More

Possible Solutions to Texting and Driving

April 2, 2019 |

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, with the emphasis of the bulk of the campaign from April 4th to April 13th. In the campaign’s effort to recognize the dangers and reduce the number of preventable deaths, it is important to … Read More

10 Driving Distractions That Could Cause a Fatal Accident

April 1, 2019 |

Chances are, you see distracted drivers every day. Arguably, you’ve seen distracted drivers every time you hit the road.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving behaviors, including texting, led to 3,450 deaths in 2016 alone. … Read More