Distracted Driving

Cell Phone Use and Car Accidents: A Deadly Combination

Using a cellular phone while driving is a growing problem in the United States. Even after the texting ban, Missouri drivers continue to use their cellphones while behind the wheel. The deadly multi-vehicle pileup in Missouri that killed two individuals in August 2010 sparked a national awareness regarding the dangers...
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Distracted Driving: How to Break the Habit

Distracted driving is quickly becoming one of the more deadly behaviors on the road. In fact, it has now surpassed drunk driving. While most distractions are easily avoided, there are some that are more difficult to prevent; however, that does not mean that they cannot be managed. What is Distracted...
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Helping Your Teen Driver Stay Safe

Young drivers have always been more at risk of serious injury or death than their older, more experienced counterparts. However, with the introduction of hand-held devices, the added element of distraction has increased this risk more than any other factor. Distracted driving is more responsible for auto accidents than drunk...
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Top Five Distractions for Missouri Drivers

As a personal injury law firm, we regularly see cases involving auto accidents caused by distracted driving. Below are five of the most common distractions that lead to vehicle collisions in Missouri. Handheld Cell Phone Use Using a handheld phone in the car is widely recognized as one of today’s...
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