Distracted Driving Accidents
In Texas and across the country, states are establishing stricter laws regarding cellphone usage while driving and texting while driving. Numerous studies have shown that individuals texting while driving or talking on a cellphone while driving are more likely to cause serious accidents and injuries. If you have been injured by a driver who was using a cellphone, we can help.
At Rush & Gransee, L.C., our lawyers have over 20 years of experience handling all types of car accident cases, including distracted driving accidents. While distractions have always existed in cars, more people are using their cellphones while driving. These types of car accidents can be serious, as the driver who is using his or her cellphone while driving can lose complete control of the vehicle. We stand up for the rights of clients who have been injured as the result of a driver who was texting or using a cellphone while driving.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a distracted driver, please contact us now. Call today at 210-223-9200 or toll free at 888-501-9299.
There are hands-free adaptors for your cellphone that allow for talking while driving and are considered to be safer, since you can have both hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. However, this does not mean that the driver is still not somewhat distracted. Talking on a cellphone while driving is dangerous and in any situation may lead to a serious accident. While driving, it is best to just leave your cellphone alone and focus on the road.Other Distractions in a Vehicle
Currently, the majority of distracted driving cases involve negligent drivers who were talking on a cellphone or texting while driving. However, this is not always the case. There are numerous other distractions in a car that can contribute to a car accident. These distractions may include:
- Other people in the car (such as a car full of teenagers)
- Putting on makeup while looking in a mirror
- Reading while driving
- Eating while driving
- Listening to headphones
- Turning around to talk to children in the backseat
To further discuss your distracted driving accident matter with a qualified member of our legal team, call Rush & Gransee, L.C., at 888-501-9299 to set up an appointment or fill out our online contact form.