Navigational devices or Global Positioning Systems (GPSs) are invaluable tools for motorists. Equipped with these devices, drivers always have detailed instructions available about how to reach a destination. While advantageous, navigational devices have been shown to have played a role in numerous car crashes. Sometimes this is a result of inaccurate directions, and other times […]
Most car accidents are not “accidents” at all. In fact, some form of driver error causes over 90 percent of these incidents. This driver error usually involves some form of driving impairment, which is a lack of statutory or reasonable care. Car crash victims often sustain serious injuries, such as a traumatic brain injury, and […]
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The phrase “distracted driving” is a bit of a buzz word lately. Generally, the term evokes images of teens playing Pokemon Go! or posting Instagram photos with their smartphones while driving.
According to lawmakers in some states, the term should also include pet owners who choose to drive with their pet in their laps.
Continue reading Fido, Lassie and a driver’s lap: Is it a distraction?