With the constant technological advances and additions to vehicle features, it would seem that drivers are almost encouraged to be distracted while on the road. From the radio to voice-texting to making and receiving phone calls, nearly anything can pull a driver’s attention from the task at hand.
Since 1989, the law firm of Legler, Murphy & Battaglia, LLP, has guided Florida clients through personal injury claims after even the most serious accident. From cars to trucks to motorcycles, our attorneys are prepared to represent injured clients through every stage of the legal process.
In general, a driving distraction is anything that impedes a driver’s ability. For example, distractions can be visual (taking your eyes off the road to read a text), manual (removing your hands from the steering wheel to eat a bite of sandwich) or cognitive (daydreaming and losing focus on the road around you). The most common examples of distractions are:
Essentially, anything can be a distraction. It is imperative for drivers to remain attentive to the road and other vehicles around them. If you or a loved one was injured in an accident caused by a distracted driver, schedule a free consultation to discuss your distracted driving accident injuries.
Protect your rights when you are injured. To schedule a free consultation with a lawyer at Legler, Murphy & Battaglia, LLP, call one of our Florida offices: Bradenton at 941-748-5599 | Sarasota at 941-366-3782 | Lakewood Ranch 941-251-1370 | Venice 941-202-4129 You can also contact us online.
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