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Car Accident Attorney in Stuart FL - Solutions for Distracted Driving

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Read this write up now to learn a few statistics on distracted driving listed by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and a few simple solutions to avoid distracted driving and fatal accidents. Visit http://glorialaw.com for more information.

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Car Accident Attorney in Stuart FL - Solutions for Distracted Driving

  1. 1. Statistics on Distracted Driving and Tips to Avoid Auto Accidents G L O R I A L A W . C O M
  2. 2. DID YOU KNOW? Each year, more than 80% of drivers in the annual AAA Foundation Traffic Safety Culture Index cite distraction as a serious problem and behavior that makes them feel less safe on the road. G L O R I A L A W . C O M
  3. 3. WHAT IS DISTRACTED DRIVING? The act of driving while engaging in other activities such as texting, talking on the phone, talking to a passenger, watching videos, eating, rubber necking and more. G L O R I A L A W . C O M
  4. 4. Statistics on Distracted Driving As Listed By National Highway Traffic Safety Administration  Sending or reading a text removes your eyes from the road for five seconds at a speed of 55 mph equates to driving the entire length of a football field with your eyes closed.  NHTSA lists texting as the most alarming distraction. G L O R I A L A W . C O M
  5. 5.  The US fatalities from traffic accidents rose 7.2% in 2015, which was the largest increase in 50 years.  Distracted driving accounted for 10% of deaths from traffic accidents.  Fatalities from “distraction-affected” crash increased from 8.8% in the following years. G L O R I A L A W . C O M
  6. 6. SOLUTIONS FOR DISTRACTED DRIVING  Apple’s new iOS11 comes with more exciting features that are aimed to limit usage of phones while driving. This includes,  The new feature automatically blocks notifications when your phone thinks you are driving.  Your phone sends an automatic reply stating that you are driving when texts come through. G L O R I A L A W . C O M
  7. 7. OTHER SOLUTIONS  Teach your children about the importance of not texting while driving.  Take a pledge against texting while driving.  Turn off your mobile phones and put them aside while driving. G L O R I A L A W . C O M
  8. 8. Looking for an experienced auto accident attorney in Stuart FL? Visit glorialaw.com to book an appointment. Call: 772-287-1220 E-mail: gloria@glorialaw.com G L O R I A L A W . C O M

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