Altoona Distracted Driving Accident Lawyers
Learn More About Distracted Driving Injuries
We’ve long know that reckless and intoxicated drivers are a serious
hazard to both themselves and others around them, but another group has
quickly joined them as one of the leading causes of
car accidents on the road: distracted drivers. It only takes just a mere moment for
conditions on the road to change, and a driver who is not fully aware
and focusing on the road ahead of them may not be able to react in time,
resulting in a potentially serious accident.
If you have been injured in an accident and you believe a driving distraction
may have been involved, you should discuss your case further with an Altoona
car accident attorney. Drivers are required to remain focused on the road
in front of them, and a distraction can cause them to make a major mistake,
which would result in them being held liable for the accident. At
Goldstein, Heslop, Steele, Clapper, Oswalt & Smith, we work hard to review the facts of your case and use them to help you
secure the substantial compensation to which you are entitled. We recognize
the importance of fighting for justice, and we provide high-quality legal
representation through every step of the process.
If you have been injured in an accident, don’t hesitate to call Goldstein,
Heslop, Steele, Clapper, Oswalt & Smith today at 814.705.4741 and
Today’s Highly-Distracted Driver
Today’s modern conveniences combined with other traditional attention
grabbers have made for an environment in which drivers have never been
more distracted. As a result, distracted driving now ranks as one of the
top three causes of injury and death in accidents. In the year 2014 alone,
more than 3,000 people were killed and 431,000 people were injured in
car accidents caused by a distracted driver.
Some common driving distractions include:
- Talking on the phone
- Text messaging
- Adjusting the music on the radio
- Having a conversation with a passenger
- Roadside advertisements
- Eating or drinking
- Dealing with the kids in the back seat
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