Distracted driving has swiftly become a crisis and a much-discussed problem by safety administrations and agencies across the United States. Though distracted driving crashes have been happening since motor vehicles were invented, there are infinite forms of distractions and a larger number of cars on the road than ever before. A car wreck resulting from a distracted driver is not only an example of cruel driver negligence but can be life-threatening. If you would like to talk about your legal issue, please contact our driving accident lawyers at 877-780-9052 for a free case evaluation with a dedicated distracted driver lawyer.
Whereas there are many distracting devices and activities, there are three main types of distractions according to studies, and any single distraction can cause a devastating accident. The three types of distractions according to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are:
Though driving can be tiresome and dull, all drivers have a duty both morally and legally in the State of Texas, Louisiana, and Florida to practice and engage in safe driving habits for the safety of the community.
Since distraction limits a driver from accurately reacting to the dangers around him or her and operating the vehicle in a manner as prescribed by law, distracted driving can result in severe consequences for innocent victims.
Types of distracted driving occurrences include:
Today, technology has saved lives but also cost lives as now more than ever there exists a greater number of distractions for those behind the wheel and in the vehicle. Distractions for drivers today range from old problems from the very beginning of cars to new hazards, which include:
Being the victim of a distracted driving accident can be both traumatizing and frightening due to the violent and unexpected nature of such an accident. Even those who decide to drive distraction free can be subjected to a devastating accident when another driver chooses to act negligently. The Texas, Louisiana, and Florida car wreck attorneys at the Testa Law Group work tirelessly to win compensation for clients hurt by negligent distracted drivers. For more information on how our knowledgeable law team can help you in your injury lawsuit, contact our offices today by calling 877-780-9052 to speak with a distracted driver lawyer.
Mr. Testa, a Distracted Driver with a national practice who represents members of our society who have been seriously injured or killed due to the irresponsible acts of an individual or company. He is licensed to practice law in Texas, Louisiana, and Florida and admitted to practice in the Southern District of Texas and also in the United States Court of International Trade.