20 Blog Posts From the TEXTING Tag


Will Distracted Driving Get Worse Before It Gets Better?

Will Distracted Driving Get Worse Before It Gets Better?

Distracted driving is a huge problem, and something most of us see on the road every day. In a recent Esurance survey of more than 1,000 U.S. drivers, 58 percent admitted to occasional or frequent distracted driving. Even though distracted driving causes hundreds of thousands of accident-related injuries and thousands of fatalities every year, it […]

What is the best way to stop Distracted Driving?

What is the best way to stop Distracted Driving?

April had been designated Distracted Driving Month and we see numerous law enforcement campaigns to fight against all the distracted drivers out there. Texting, talking on the phone, eating, putting on makeup, fighting with your kids or your spouse, drinking coffee, listening to the radio—so many distractions.  The oos believes that distracted driving in all […]

Walking While Distracted–Nobody Wins: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #481

Walking While Distracted–Nobody Wins: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #481

Have we become a nation of cellphone zombies? Many experts believe that the increase in distracted driving, in particular using a cellphone to text while driving, has been a big factor in the increase of traffic fatalities since 2009. Another factor apparently is distracted walking. Pedestrian deaths account for 16 percent of all traffic fatalities. […]

Technology is the Answer to Stop Distracted Driving

Technology is the Answer to Stop Distracted Driving

Distracted driving kills thousands of people each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2015 fatalities attributable to distracted driving increased on a percentage basis faster than those caused by drunk driving, speeding, or failing to wear seat belts. Yet, texting and driving is far from unusual.  A staggering 49 percent of […]

Is Enough Being Done to Keep Unsafe Drivers Off the Road?

Is Enough Being Done to Keep Unsafe Drivers Off the Road?

As a personal injury lawyer who focuses on car accident law, I have seen all kinds of accidents on the road. “Accident” is a broad term that implies an unexpected calamity. In many cases, however, there is a specific driver at fault. Often, the fault is directly related to a distracted driver. Keep Your Eyes on the Road There are several kinds of distracted driving activities that can put you and […]