Distracted Driver

Shutdowns Leading to Increased Speeding, Serious Accidents

Accidents Have Decreased Overall, but Serious Injuries May Be on the Rise As government officials and public health experts have urged people to stay home unless conducting necessary business, cars have become much less central in many of our lives. For those who must still go to work or run essential errands, the roads have… read more

Preventing Distractions in the Car

Distracted driving is one of the top causes of car accidents in the United States, and it’s a growing problem. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving is a “dangerous epidemic” and has increased dramatically in recent years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that distracted driving kills… read more

Florida Finally Makes Texting a Primary Offense for Traffic Tickets

Florida has finally joined other states in allowing police to pull over and ticket people for texting and driving. This is welcome news for safety advocates and concerned drivers, who justifiably felt that Florida has been slow to address this problem. Existing Florida law allows law enforcement officers to write tickets for texting behind the… read more

Phones Aren’t the Only Electronics Responsible for Distracted Driving

We are suffering a gravely unfortunate epidemic of distracted driving in the United States. The rate of fatal accidents has increased in the last few years, reversing a trend of decline which had been going on for decades. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an estimated 3,450 people were killed in distracted… read more