Distracted driving is dangerous and a growing cause of auto accidents. Unfortunately, distracted driving accidents happen at an alarming rate in St. Louis area. When a distracted driver causes an accident, they should be held accountable for injuries and other suffering.
It is never safe to operate a motor vehicle while using a smart phone, tablet, or any other electronic device. This includes GPS software, radio, food, and drinks. Any distraction is dangerous and the safest driver is the one that is focused on the road at all times.
In 2018, more than 30,000 people were killed in automobile accidents in the United States. In fact, there are more than 1,000 car accidents every day caused by distracted driving.
Did you know that you will travel more than the length of a football field in a vehicle on the highway in less time that it takes you to use your phone?