10/15/2014 // 1-800-Car-Wreck (Press Release) // Amy Witherite // (press release)
Inattentive driving is a major issue that puts the lives of many people at risk every year. Attempting to perform other tasks while driving is not exclusive to just one age group of drivers; however, a high number of teenagers are stated to make potentially destructive decisions while behind the wheel, putting their own lives and the lives of others at risk. This includes texting while driving and using mobile devices in other ways.
Source: NBC 15 “Texting While Driving Becoming A Bigger Problem With Teenagers”
“…more and more teens are being pulled over for inattentive driving… “Whether they’re texting without looking or reading the messages it’s certainly distracting them from their driving. More so than just your average phone call.”
To read further visit http://www.nbc15.com/home/headlines/43320367.html.
Recently a car crash involving a vehicle full of teens made national headlines due to the shocking nature of what led to the crash. It was caused after one of the teenagers riding in the vehicle burned the armpit hair of the driver while playing around.
Source: AP Report “Sheriff: Burned armpit hair led to Idaho car crash”
“BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A SUV full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after one of the passengers lit the driver’s armpit hair on fire with a lighter, authorities said Wednesday.”
To read further, visit http://news.yahoo.com/sheriff-burned-armpit-hair-led-idaho-car-crash-224928802.html.
According to the Fort Worth based car crash attorneys of 1-800-CAR-WRECK, it is important that parents discuss with their teens the risks involved in not remaining focused while driving. Statistics show that driving with their peers in many cases influences teenagers1 to engage in several activities that take their focus off of the road. Cell phones, music, food, and playful antics are driver distractions that are linked to a number of serious car accidents involving teens each year.
The Eberstein & Witherite law firm works to promote initiatives that help increase awareness about road safety for drivers of all age groups in addition to offering effective legal advocacy. Individuals who have been injured a car accident caused by distracted driving can contact the firm today for a free case review.
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