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Our client was rear-ended and suffered back and neck injuries requiring a fusion and microdiscectomy.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving is any activity that takes away a driver’s attention from driving and the road. Distracted driving is extremely dangerous and contributed to the deaths of 3,166 people in car crashes in 2017 alone. When people are distracted, they can miss important traffic signs like red lights, pedestrians who are crossing the street, and drivers who are slowing down in front of them.
The CDC divides distractions into three main categories, including:
Anyone can be responsible for distracted driving accidents, though it’s worth noting that in 2018, 25 percent of distracted drivers involved in fatal crashes were young adults aged 20 to 29. Due to the fact that young people are more tech savvy, they’re also more likely to be on their phones while driving – that, and they lack the experience that older drivers have.
Cellphone use and texting while driving are some of the most common distractions that lead to serious car accidents. Because of this, many states have laws against texting and driving and laws that limit cellphone usage while behind the wheel.
Distracted driving can take many shapes. Below are some of the most common types of driver distractions:
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