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Carrollton Distracted Driving Lawyer

With so much technology in modern vehicles, it is common for most every driver in America to be distracted at one time or another while operating a vehicle. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, 9 people are killed and over 1,100 are injured every day in distracted driver accidents. Distracted driving is defined as any activity that takes a driver’s attention away from their primary task of driving. Consult an experienced Carrollton distracted driving lawyer if you have sustained injuries from a car accident because of a distracted driver. A skilled car accident attorney can assist you during this process.

Examples of Distractions While Driving

  • Texting – As of the end of 2013, 153 billion text messages were sent in the US
  • Talking on a Cell Phone
  • Eating & Drinking
  • Grooming
  • Using a Navigation System

The largest proportion of fatalities in distracted driver accidents occurred in accidents where the driver was under age 20. Drivers over the age of 20 accounts for just over 27% of the fatalities involving distracted drivers. At any given moment in America, 660,000 drivers are distracted while driving.

The consequences of distracted driving could be fatal for anyone on the roads. There are a number of programs available that teach drivers how to eliminate distractions while operating a car or truck. One such program is offered by Atlantic Training. Whether you are a parent or executive in a company, these courses can prove invaluable to saving lives.

The State of Georgia has attempted to address the issue of distracted driving. The laws in Georgia, as they stand today, are as follows:

  • All drivers under 18 years of age are banned from use of their cell phone for any reason
  • All school bus drivers are banned from use of their cell phone for any reason while loading/unloading students and while the school bus is in motion
  • All drivers, regardless of age, are banned from texting while driving

Hiring a Carrollton Distracted Driving Lawyer

If you have been injured in an accident involving a distracted driver, contact a Carrollton distracted driving lawyer of The Parian Law Firm, LLC to get you the financial compensation that you deserve from an insurance company representing a distracted driver. Distracted drivers should be held responsible for their negligence so that other drivers do not suffer the same fate. The distracted driving lawyers of The Parian Law Firm, LLC will fight for maximum compensation for your injury claims.

To learn about how our legal team can help you show that distracted driving played a role in your car accident, call The Parian Law Firm, LLC today. Consultations are always free, and if we decide to work with you, your case will be taken on a contingency fee basis. That means you pay us nothing until we get you the compensation for your injuries.