Category: distracted driving

APRIL 2016 | DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH | LAKELAND | SEBRING | (863) 666-0380 April 2016 | National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

APRIL 2016 | DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH | LAKELAND | SEBRING | (863) 666-0380

NATIONAL—Distractions include cell phone use — texting and talking– grooming, eating, and talking to passengers. People who text while driving are 23 times more likely to die in a crash. In 2014, 3,179 people were killed and 431,000 were injured due to distracted driving. The NHTSA compiled a list of stats that demonstrates the dangers…

Florida legislature passes texting and driving bill, headed now to Governor Scott – TRIPP LAW FIRM – CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER – TOLL FREE (888) 392-5297 – SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY NOW!

STATEWIDE – Florida lawmakers finally passed a bill banning texting and driving in this state. While this bill is certainly a step in the right direction, there is much room for improvement and strengthening of the law. The law passed by the legislature bans texting and driving on Florida roadways, subject to a number of exceptions. Texting…

USING ELECTRONIC DEVICES WHILE DRIVING IS SERIOUS SAFETY PROBLEM – FLORIDA – TRIPP LAW FIRM – Personal Injury Law – STATEWIDE – CAR ACCIDENT ATTORNEY • TOLL FREE (888) 392-5297 • Speak to an attorney NOW!

STATEWIDE – The National Highway Traffic Highway Administration estimates that any given moment during daylight hours in the United States, about 660,000 drivers use cell phone or other electronic devices while driving. Perhaps the most dangerous use of electronic devices while driving is texting while driving. Texting while driving involves all 3 major types of distraction…