Posted: August 9, 2012
Distracted driving a motor vehicle is a recipe for disaster. Distracted driving can take many forms such as tuning the radio, dialing a cell phone and texting. The statistics on car accidents caused by distracted driving are staggering. Hundreds of thousands are injured each year because of this. Lives and families are destroyed by this carelessness. At 30 mph, if you take your eyes off the road for 2 seconds you would have traveled 90 feet without watching the road in front of you. Recently an Ohio family shared their story of their motorcycle riding son that was killed because a truck driver was using his phone and drifted left of center. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=dQ-FJqmcxq8 The Face of Distracted Driving The law calls this a wrongful death Pursuing a wrongful death claim is often the only way a family can get some justice for their father, son, mother, child being killed in a car accident caused by distracted driving. But prevention of these distracted driving accidents is far better than the aftermath. So please watch this video. and the next time you start to use your cell phone in the car either put it back in your pocket or wait untill you can pull off the road.