By Jan K. Seigel | Published November 9, 2014 | | |
Lately, the public and the media have had a heightened awareness of distracted driving. More states are enacting strict bans on the use of cellphones and other devices while driving, and public campaigns against texting while driving have been mounted by more states. In New Jersey, a decision by our court of appeals has rocked Read MoreRead More
The statistics speak clearly. Driving while distracted is dangerous — almost as dangerous as driving intoxicated. However, the direct effect driver distraction can have on your personal injury case is not always so clear. The fact that the other driver was distracted leading up to your accident is almost always a very strong factor in Read MoreRead More
The future is here. A California woman recently received the first traffic ticket for wearing Google Glass while driving. She was initially pulled over for speeding, but was cited additionally for wearing a product that is not even on the market yet, and it wasn’t even turned on. The law she was charged with violating Read MoreRead More
Initiatives to limit distracted driving have focused largely on electronic devices. More than 30 states (including New Jersey) have enacted laws banning texting while driving. Some states now require drivers to use hands-free devices when using cell phones behind the wheel, and others prohibit teens from using placing calls while driving. However, distracted driving does Read MoreRead More
Most teenagers believe (to a certain extent) that they are invincible. They engage in risky behavior believing that terrible things simply will not happen to them. This may explain the rate of fatal auto accidents involving young people between the ages of 15 and 20 (which is the age group most at risk). However, this Read MoreRead More
The thought of allowing your son or daughter to get behind the wheel for the very first time without you in the car may be a bit frightening. Even if you trust that your child will make smart decisions when driving, you know that other drivers in New Jersey may not be making safe choices. Read MoreRead More
By now, many of us are very familiar with the dangers posed by distracted drivers. Whether it is talking, texting or searching for a radio station, any time that a driver takes his or her eyes off of the road the potential for a motor vehicle accident greatly increases. New Jersey has been very aggressive Read MoreRead More
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