In 2014, the Department of Transportation launched the first-ever campaign against distracted driving. Distracted driving includes activities such as using a smartphone, grooming, eating and drinking, reading, and using a navigation system.
According to statistics available at distraction.gov, in 2012, 421,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver, an increase of 9 percent from 2011
Use hands-free devices if you must talk to someone while driving. Better yet: put your phone in the glove box, turn up the radio, and enjoy your safe commute.
If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident, call 909-291-2439 to speak with the attorneys at Hafif & Associates.