Category Archives: Distracted Driving
DISTRACTED DRIVING CAN CAUSE CATASTROPHIC PERSONAL INJURY
As a personal injury attorney dealing in auto accident cases for more than forty years, I can share with you an extremely disturbing truth: While catastrophic and permanent loss may result from equipment error, all too often the real cause is – distracted driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defines distraction as anything… Read More »
INDIANA PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS PLEAD WITH DRIVERS – DON’T TEXT!
Distracted driving remains one of the most under-reported traffic incidents in our country, according to the APB Foundation, a Florida-based organization established in memory of Anthony Phoenix Branca. The Foundation is dedicated to spreading awareness and saving lives. At Ramey & Hailey, our message is the same as APB’s: Don’t Drive Distracted. Any activity… Read More »
HANDS OFF THE CELL PHONE AND ON THE WHEEL – THAT’S THE LAW!
It’s a fact: No state bans all cell phone use for all drivers. However, as the National Conference of State Legislatures notes, 14 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands do prohibit all drivers from using hand-held cell phones while driving. Also a fact, but a bit more encouraging, is that… Read More »