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Distracted Teen Causes Rollover Accident

A Washington state teen faces charges in a rollover crash after admitting to texting while driving, and also using the social media apps for FaceTime and Snapchat while operating her vehicle.

Using your cellphone while driving not only endangers you, but also your passengers as well as others on the road.

There are three types of distracted driving:

  • Manual - when you take your hands off the wheel or your hands are being occupied by something else.
  • Visual - when you take your eyes off the road.
  • Cognitive - when your mind is not focused on driving.

What is the number one cause of distracted driving? TEXTING. And it is closely followed by the at-fault driver trying to dial or talk on a cell phone.

Here are some other examples of distracted driving activities:

  • Eating and drinking
  • Talking to passengers
  • Reading or using maps
  • Changing the radio station or song on the CD player

If you or a loved one has been injured because of a distracted driver, don't hesitate to give us a call at 770-934-8000.

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