Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration tell us that more at least 3,450 individuals died in distracted driving crashes in 2016 alone, while countless more suffered injuries. According to some experts, that rate may even be on the rise. Distracted driving is a well-known hazard, yet these accidents continue to occur—why? It can be difficult to turn down the distractions around us, especially in areas like Detroit, where the hustle and bustle of daily life can be particularly fast-paced.
However, due to the serious nature of these collisions, it is absolutely crucial to stay away from dangerous distractions while behind the wheel. In an effort to shine light on the situation, our firm has identified some of the most common reasons for distracted driving. To prevent future accidents, or to identify the cause of a recent crash, discover some of the most common causes of driver distraction.
Distracted driving often occurs because of the following reasons:
Distracted driving accidents can be extremely dangerous, and often lead to severe injuries and costly damage. If you or someone you love was harmed in an accident with a distracted driver, our firm is prepared to help you seek compensation from the negligent party.
Contact Goodman Acker P.C. to discuss your case with our Detroit distracted driver accident lawyers.
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