Author: P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond Personal Injury Attorney
Distracted driving occurs when a driver's primary attention is taken away from the essential task of driving a motor vehicle. This common behavior endangers the life of the driver as well as other drivers, passengers and pedestrians. Unfortunately, distracted driving has risen to epidemic levels on our highways all across the country. Thousands of car accidentsoccur each year due to this extremely dangerous manner of driving.
Drivers should be focused on the road and be prepared to respond in a split second to unforeseen circumstances that might suddenly arise. When a driver becomes distracted, at least one of these three things…