Talking on a cell phone while driving, texting while driving, and navigating a GPS while driving are all prime examples of distracted driving.
But there is a new, shocking trend among distracted drivers that puts us all at risk on the road: Taking selfies while driving.
If you spend any time on Facebook or other social media sites, you have probably noticed occasional photos of people driving. The shocking thing is that these photos are often taken by the driver. While driving.
We already know that distracted driving is dangerous. But as smartphone use continues to permeate our lives, people are finding new and surprisingly ways of distracted driving. Like taking selfies while driving.
Unfortunately, this behavior puts all drivers at risk.
People who have been injured in accidents caused by a distracted driver may be eligible for significant compensation. If you or a family member has been injured, you should talk to a personal injury lawyer who can explain your legal options and help you seek compensation to cover:
- Medical bills
- Property damage
- Lost wages
- And more
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