Myrtle Beach Distracted
Driving Accident Lawyers
Distracted driving is defined by authorities as any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions endanger a car’s driver and passengers, as well as other drivers and pedestrians.The increase in use of cell phones and smartphones, as well as the popularity of other personal electronics, like MP3 players and navigation systems, has spurred an increase in distracted driving over the last several years.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that 3,092 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver in 2010, and an estimated additional 416,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver.