With all of the technology available to us today, it’s no surprise that people want to constantly use their devices. However, this has increasingly lead to a dangerous practice of using cell phones, tablets, and other devices while driving.
As the following infographic details, distracted driving, or driving while also trying to do something else, can be a fatal event. Cellphones and GPS systems are two very common causes of distracted driving, and their effects make a driver four times more likely to be involved in a serious car accident. Teens are the most likely age group to try using these devices while driving, meaning they are also the age group most at risk to be involved in rollover accidents, head-on collisions, or pedestrian accidents.
Use the following statistics and helpful tips to teach your children and family about the dangers of distracted driving. If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident, call one of the Lewisville accident attorneys at the Durham Firm to discuss your case and to get the compensation you deserve. Call 214-222-4000.