To be exact, 3,400 people were killed by distracted driving in the year of 2016. The US Government – NHTSA conducts very positive programs to inform the drivers of the vehicles to minimize it but, now and then we all need to take a part in contributing our effort to reduce this number in coming years.
Bhurtel Law Firm is and will always to its best of its resources, add to this initiative to aware drivers and public about this safety issue that can be totally avoided.
At 55 mph, taking your eyes off the road for 5 seconds is like driving the length of an entire football field with your eyes closed.
In 2015, distracted driving caused 391,000 injuries from motor vehicle crashes.
481,000 PASSENGER VEHICLES DRIVEN BY PEOPLE USING HANDHELD CELL PHONES DURING THE DAY IN 2016