Articles Tagged with Texting

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You’re driving along and think of something you forgot to tell your spouse.  Or perhaps your phone beeps with an email alert.  Maybe you just need to tell a co-worker that you are running late.

Is it worth it sending that text?  NO its not! Texting-While-Driving

We have all seen the headlines and the news reports. “The young woman, Maggie, was texting at the time her car crashed into the guardrail.”  Or, “Man arrested for causing fatal crash; was texting seconds before the accident.”  Despite all the headlines, horror stories and laws prohibiting texting and driving, many folks simply think nothing will happen to them, and continue to text and drive.

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ACCIDENTS CAUSED BY TEXTING WHILE DRIVING IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

Texting while driving in NH is against the law and for good reason.  Texting involves manual, visual, and cognitive distraction simultaneously. Sending or reading a text takes your eyes off the road for an average of 4.6 seconds.  At 55 mph, that’s the equivalent of driving the length of an entire football field, blindfolded.

The NH personal injury lawyers at Tenn And Tenn, P.A. have represented many personal injury victims who have been injured by motorists who were distracted while driving and texting, rather than watching the roadway.