Distracted Drivers

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Texting While Driving Injuries

Drivers using cell phones are causing serious injuries and deaths while texting and driving. Getting behind the wheel intexticated is becoming the most prevalent way of getting distracted while driving.

It is not only teens or younger drivers who are guilty of this offense. Texas personal injury lawyers are cautioning that drivers of all ages are likely to cause a serious or even fatal auto crash due to being distracted behind the wheel.

Often referred to as “DWT” (driving while texting) or “TWD” (texting while driving) can be as serious an offense as drunk driving, and state legislators across the country are taking a proactive position to prevent the practice.

Automobile Drivers

Dialing Cell Phone – 2.8 times as high as non-distracted driving
Talking/Listening to Cell Phone – 1.3 times as high as non-distracted driving
Reaching for object (i.e. electronic device and other) – 1.4 times as high as non-distracted driving

Heavy Vehicles/Trucks

Dialing Cell phone – 5.9 times as high as non-distracted driving
Talking/Listening to Cell Phone – 1.0 times as high as non-distracted driving
Use/Reach for electronic device – 6.7 times as high as non-distracted driving
Text messaging – 23.2 times as high as non-distracted driving

Attorneys to Handle Texting While Driving Injuries

Personal injury damages from Texting While Driving Injuries may include medical expenses, loss of wage earning capacity, pain and suffering and mental anguish, loss of physical capacity, and loss of enjoyment of life.

Texting While Driving Injuries and Our Law Firm

Our firm is prepared to represent you and your case in any situation involving the term Texting While Driving Injuries. Contact our distracted driving injury attorneys from the firm of Machi & Associates, P.C. today to handle your case.

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