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Accident Caused by Texting? Call an Attorney

By Andrew Ritholz |

It can seem like distracted driving has almost become the norm these days. We’ve always had distractions in the form of talking to children in the backseat, fiddling with the radio, and even mentally going over conversations in our head which can steal focus and lead to poor performance behind the wheel. But in… Read More »

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Texting Accident Attorney Summarizes 3 Studies That Highlight the Profound Dangers of Texting While Driving

By Andrew Ritholz |

Distracted driving is nothing new. Ever since the dawn of automotive technology, drivers have had to contend with a pantheon of attention-stealing problems, ranging from animals and babies in the back seat to the blaring radio to meandering trains of thought. Unfortunately, over the past decade and a half, distracted driving has entered a… Read More »

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How a Texting Accident Attorney Can Prove That the Driver Who Hit You Was Texting

How a Texting Accident Attorney Can Prove That the Driver Who Hit You Was Texting

By Andrew Ritholz |

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of traffic accidents in the U.S. Smart phones make distracted driving an even greater hazard, as texting has become one of the most popular ways to stay in touch. Despite the convenience, phones demand more of your attention than you may realize. A number of things… Read More »

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Legal Risks Caused By Texting While Driving

Legal Risks Caused by Texting and Driving

By Andrew Ritholz |

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reports that the rapid popularity of mobile communications are linked to significant increase in distracted driving, which causes serious injury or death. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), your eyes are off the road on average of 5 seconds when a person reads or dispatches a… Read More »

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Fighting a Cell Phone Ticket in California

By Andrew Ritholz |

In 2009, California becameone of many states to enact laws restricting the use of mobile phones, or cell phones, while operating a vehicle. The Three Laws: 1. Ban on Handheld Cell Phones The first law bans all drivers from using handheld cell phones while operating any kind of vehicle. 2. The Hands-free Cell Phone… Read More »

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Recent Laws on Using Your Cell Phone While Driving

By Andrew Ritholz |

Use of cell phones while driving including dialing, talking, surfing the internet and texting are subject to and vary between state, city and county. Some studies confirm that banning cell phones has led to a reduced number of vehicular fatalities, while other show such a restriction had a negligible effect on the incidence of… Read More »

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