How Do the Laws in Wisconsin Affect Distracted Driving Accidents?

Distracted driving poses a great threat to users of American roadways, especially with the prevalent use of cell phones and other mobile devices. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that in 2018, distracted driving was involved in almost 3,000 fatalities throughout the United States, but due to the challenge of identifying distracted driving, the actual number could be significantly higher. In an effort to decrease the number of car [...]

2022-07-29T15:16:02+00:00August 21, 2020|Distracted Driving|

New Law in California Takes a Heavy-Handed Approach to Distracted Driving

Traffic deaths have increased sharply, drastically, and quickly over the past half-century. Much of the increase can be traced back to cell phone use behind the wheel. Even more concerning is that the rate continues to rise, despite the numerous campaigns, laws, and initiatives. The problem is not that drivers fail to recognize the risk. In fact, studies reveal that most drivers do know that cell phone use is unsafe. [...]

2017-01-20T05:25:47+00:00January 20, 2017|Distracted Driving|

Traffic Fatalities in America Are On the Rise

Of all the traffic accidents that occur, those that end in fatality are the most devastating. Sadly, a recent analysis on this year’s traffic accidents has found that these accidents are on the rise. Up by 9 percent in the first half of 2016 when compared to the same time period in 2015, this increase means that an estimated 2.2 million drivers were seriously injured and more than 19, 000 [...]

2016-09-01T09:00:00+00:00September 1, 2016|Green Bay Auto Crash Attorney|

Study Reveals the Most Common Accident-Causing Distractions

The use of cellphones while driving often dominate the distracted driving conversations, but according to a recent study, it is not the most dangerous behind the wheel activity. In fact, cell phone use behind the wheel, while still dangerous, only came in second place in the statistical analysis of the most common accident-causing distractions. The greatest risk, which accounted for more than half of all distracted driving accidents (57 percent), [...]

2016-07-14T08:29:00+00:00July 14, 2016|Distracted Driving|

Distracted Driver Month: Even at a Stoplight, Cell Phones Should Not Be Used

Most people are aware of the risks of distracted driving; they hear about them on the radio, on television, and even while on hold with their cell phone company. Yet far too many drivers ignore the dangers. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than eight people are killed in crashes involving a distracted driver, and another 1, 161 are injured. In hopes of [...]

2016-04-12T13:41:49+00:00April 12, 2016|Car Accidents|
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