Distracted Driving Archives

Sharing the Road with Pedestrians and Bicyclists

Warmer weather is the time for increased numbers of pedestrians and bicyclists on the roads. During the colder months, motorists may forget what it is like to share the streets and highways with them, and walkers, joggers, and cyclists may also need to remember how to stay safe outside. The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA)… Read More


Memorial Day Travel Safety Tips

Memorial Day weekend is a time that many Americans look forward to. It may mean a three-day weekend, time to spend with family and friends, and honoring the men and women we lost in the military. When an entire nation is gearing up for a weekend that includes travel, it can also mean an increase… Read More


Distracted Drivers Increase Crash Rates in Work Zones

Distracted driving is becoming an increasingly large problem. Studies have shown that it is related in part to the fact that we are becoming more and more reliant on our cell phones for all sorts of things like directions, where to find our next meal, and even simply to converse with co-workers, friends, or family…. Read More


Self-Driving Cars and the Future of Personal Injury Law

Self-driving cars are not only changing the transportation industry, they are also changing laws regarding personal injury accidents. When you are involved in an accident involving a self-driving vehicle, you may be wondering who the responsible party is? Is it the person who owns the vehicle, the company using the vehicle, or the vehicle developers?… Read More


Not Putting Seatbelts on Children Could Constitute Child Abuse in Florida

Every parent’s goal is to keep their child secure and safe from harm. One of the riskiest daily activities for many people is simply getting in a car, with dangers ranging from drunk or distracted drivers to speeding and reckless driving. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) asserts that car seatbelt… Read More


What Is Distracted Driving?

People hear the phrase distracted driving and immediately think of texting. The reason for this is that texting while driving has been identified as an extremely dangerous practice. Many states have banned it, including Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania’s Texting-While-Driving Ban forbids drivers from using an Interactive Wireless Communication Device, such as a cellphone, to read, write, or… Read More