Distracted driving causes many motor vehicle accidents

On Behalf of | Nov 29, 2018 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Multitasking is a practice that many Georgia residents employ to get as much done as possible. With so many commitments to their jobs and their families, individuals may try to do more than one thing at a time in order to maximize their efficiency and complete as many tasks as they can. However, in some situations multitasking can be very dangerous.

When a person is driving, there is only one thing that they should be focused on: driving. Unfortunately, many people try to do other things while they are behind the wheels of their cars. For example, Richmond Hill residents have probably seen others on the roads who are holding their cellphones while they drive. Texting while driving, making phone calls, entering information into GPS devices and using smartphones for other purposes are all dangerous distractions for drivers.

Phones are not the only distractions that can cause drivers to make poor decisions. A driver may try to eat a meal while driving, or to put on make-up or shave while operating their car. Even talking to passengers can be a distraction if the driver cannot think about their words and the road at the same time. When drivers operate with distractions they can cause deadly accidents and trauma to others.

When distracted driving accidents happen, victims should be prepared with information and support. Personal injury claims based on motor vehicle accident losses can be a way for accident victims to seek compensation for the damages they have suffered. Support for legal pursuits can be attained from trusted personal injury attorneys.

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