Texting and Teen Driving

January 2020

One in three teens who text report that they have done so behind the wheel.  Texting behind the wheel is a cause of distracted driving.  Distracted driving is a danger not only to the driver but passengers, other drivers and pedestrians.   A new teen driver lacks the experience behind the wheel of a more seasoned driver.  The teen driver does not yet fully understand just how quickly things can change as a vehicle is driven on the roadway.

Herrick & Hart encourages parents to talk to their teens about the dangers of distracted driving.  We remind all teen drivers that driving is a privilege and not a right and that each time they get behind the wheel they should use caution and good judgment.

Herrick & Hart has been helping the injured since 1951.  Each day we see the injuries caused by distracted driving in working with our clients.  If you have been injured due to distracted driving, do not hesitate to contact us.  

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