Author: P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney
Many organizations across the country are striving to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. In the United States, nine people are killed and more than 1,100 are injured each day in crashes that involve distracted drivers.
What is “distracted driving?” Distracted driving is any activity that can divert attention away from the primary task of driving, including but not limited to: texting, using a cellphone or smartphone, eating and drinking, talking to passengers, grooming, reading, using a navigation system, watching a video, and adjusting the radio. These activities are dangerous because they involve one or more types of distraction:Visual… Read more