This is an update to our previous post on the legal implications of Distracted Driving. If you have been injured by a distracted driver, it’s vitally important you have experienced Legal Counsel in order to protect your rights under the new Georgia Law.
More information can also be found on our Georgia Distracted Driver Attorney page.
The recent AJC article elaborates on the issue and highlights the continued danger and bad habits of some drivers.
A new survey confirms that most Georgia motorists are getting the message about the state’s new distracted driving law. But they’re having a hard time obeying it.
Today AAA reported that 77 percent of Georgians are aware of the law that prohibits motorists from using handheld cellphones while driving. But more than 60 percent say they still see motorists texting or emailing behind the wheel.
*Drivers who text are up to eight times as likely to be involved in a crash. Five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting. At 55 mph, that’s enough time to drive the length of a football field.
The full article can be read here www.ajc.com