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California Car Accident Laws Regarding Distracted Driving

Every year, California sees far too many car accidents related to distracted driving. In 2017, almost 22,000 drivers were involved in a distracted-driving-related California car accident.

Ever since “hands-free” cell phone usage became part of California’s auto accident laws, there has been a decrease in the number of deaths related to distracted driving. However, distracted driving still remains a major problem within the state. Continue reading  California Car Accident Laws Regarding Distracted Driving

April Is Distracted Driving Month. Here’s What You Should Know.

On behalf of The Law Offices of David L. Milligan posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on Friday, April 22, 2016.

How often have you looked at the car driving alongside you only to see someone looking down, presumably at a cell phone? Distracted driving is one of the most common causes of automobile accidents in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, more than ten percent of fatal accidents are caused by distracted drivers, and that number is rising every year.

Yet, while most people know it’s dangerous, they do just that; drive their vehicles while doing something else. It is only when they get into an accident that they realize they were not immune to the dangers. That is why the National Safety Council declared April National Distracted Driving Month. The purpose of their campaign is to bring awareness to this dangerous and increasingly common behavior among drivers.

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