Our Miami Personal Injury Attorneys Invite You To Take Our Distracted Driving Quiz!
Distracted driving is a serious problem in Florida and across the nation. The personal injury attorneys at Greenberg, Stone & Urbano are alarmed by the high rates of distracted drivers in our area. Our attorneys recognize that some people simply do not understand what behaviors constitute distracted driving or how dangerous driving distracted can be. We offer a quiz below to test your distracted driving knowledge:
Q. True or False: If you are stopped at a traffic light it is okay to read or return a text.
A. False: It is extremely dangerous to text while you are stopped at a traffic light. You may not see when the light changes and could start to drive too late, or too early. Texting while driving is against the law while the vehicle is in operation, which includes while it is stopped at a traffic light.
Q. True or False: Using a hands-free device is a safe alternative to using your cell phone while driving.
A. False: Several studies have shown that hands-free devices can cause significant distraction to drivers. Even though your hands are on the wheel, your mind will be torn off the road if you are talking, texting, or engaging in other activities with your hands-free device.
Q. Approximately how many people are killed due to distracted driving each day, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)? Continue reading →