The Dangers of Distracted Driving

September 2023

Each year in the United States, approximately 3,000 people die due to distracted drving.  In 2022, distracted driving broke its seasonal  pattern of being higher in the summer and lower in the winter and became consistent throughout the entire year. Cell phone users are 5.36 times more likely to get into a car crash than non-cell phone users.

Despite many laws against distracted driving, the practice continues.  The diversion of attention away from the roadway puts those who use the roadways in danger.

At Herrick & Hart, we work with those everyday who have been injured due to distracted driving.  We understand the significant injuries that have been caused due to a failure to pay attention to the road.

If you have been injured due to distracted driving, take the time to contact a personal injury attorney.  At Herrick & Hart, we have been on the side of the injured since 1951.  We offer a free consultation on personal injury cases.

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