Distracted Driving Accidents On the Rise
Published in Car Accidents,Distracted Driving on May 4, 2017.
This is an update to our previous distracted driving post. Because of the weather, increased traffic, and holidays, April and May are “distracted driving awareness” months.
The Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT) released the updated statistics concerning distracted driving and motor vehicle accidents. (Click here for an summary article of the statistics).
As the article illustrates many states including Georgia have laws prohibiting the use of cell phones while driving. If your are involved in an accident with someone using their phone make sure you report it to the officer. He will record the information in his report, and it could strengthen your claim.
These are small but important details. Moreover, this is information your attorney can use on your behalf. If you are injured in an auto accident, consult an experienced attorney, and never go at it alone.