With the introduction of technology such as smart phones, GPS, texting, the number of motor vehicle accidents caused by distracted driving continues to increase. The number of deaths caused by distracted driving in 2009 was nearly 5,500 people according to the NHTSA. An estimated 448,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers. Distracted driving is any type of action that takes an individual’s attention away from the road and the act of driving. Distracted driving puts everyone on the road in danger. Between 2011 and 2012 there was a 9% increase in the number of people injured in motor vehicle crashes (from 387,000 injuries to 421,000 injuries) because of distracted driving. If you or a loved one is coping with are injuries following an accident involving drunk driving call the Wilton Law Firm. We are familiar with New Jersey statutes involving distracted driving and car accidents and can help you recover damages that you rightfully deserve.
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