Unfortunately, just as the case with driving under the influence, distracted driving often affects the innocent – those who are taking driving seriously but are caught off guard by another driver who does not. Although laws have lagged behind continually emerging technology, they are now beginning to catch up. It is now coming to light that distracted drivers pose as much if not more risk than those driving while intoxicated. Laws in many areas not only address texting and hand held phones but in some areas even hands free devices are being restricted as well.
It is our goal on this website to not just educate the public on the role of personal injury attorneys but more importantly how to avoid accidents in the first place. We address several of these issues on our “Safety and Accident Prevention” and “North Alabama Car Accident” blogs. Here are some of the articles we have posted on these blogs dealing with this topic: