MA Injury Attorney Supports Driving While Distracted Safety Month

Driving While Distracted Safety MonthMassachusetts Car Accident lawyer, David Slepkow 401-437-1100, fully supports the Federal Department of Transportation Distracted Driving Safety Awareness Month. Distracted Driving Safety Awareness month is in April of each year. The DOT is leading the way in an attempt to stop texting and driving and cell phone use while driving.

The DOT website states “The U.S. Department of Transportation is leading the effort to stop texting and cell phone use behind the wheel. Since 2009, we have held two national distracted driving summits, banned texting and cell phone use for commercial drivers, encouraged states to adopt tough laws, and launched several campaigns to raise public awareness about the issue.

Texting and Driving, GPS use, cell phone use while driving and web surfing while driving are also major problems in Massachusetts. Distracted driving in Ma is the cause of a large percentage of car accidents in Massachusetts.

Mass. texting and Driving Auto Accident Attorney, David Slepkow, 401-437-1100 will help you get the settlement you deserve in your distracted driving accident claim.

The United States Government stated: “The number of people killed in distraction-affected crashes decreased slightly from 3,360 in 2011 to 3,328 in 2012. An estimated 421,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver, this was a nine percent increase from the estimated 387,000 people injured in 2011.” http://www.distraction.gov/content/get-the-facts/facts-and-statistics.html 

 

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