Whether you are changing the radio station, talking to a passenger, or texting someone while you are driving, you are exposed to the many dangers of distracted driving. Distracted driving is an activity that diverts your attention away from the road. Whether it is for few seconds or half a minute, distracted driving endangers the safety of drivers, passengers, and bystanders on the road.
Distraction while driving is caused by several things like using a handheld device, talking to passengers, drinking and eating, texting, grooming, reading or looking at the navigation system, adjusting the radio or MP3 player, etc. There are three main types of distractions according to traffic safety experts:
In distracted driving, texting is considered to be the root of all evil as it falls under all of the above three categories.
It is important for victims of distracted driving to know that they can make a claim against the driver and get compensation. The best course of action is to first seek medical attention for any injury that you suffered, and make sure that you hire a professional attorney to build your case and get compensation for damages, including physical, mental, and property damages. They will make sure that all the aspects of the accident are taken into account and you get fair and proper compensation for your loss.
We are experienced in handling auto accident cases and make sure that victims get fully compensated for their suffering. Contact us today to get free guidance and consultation from an experienced personal injury attorney at our Schaumburg office. With us, you won’t have to pay unless we win your case.