Can You Afford An Attorney?


Setting Up Your Case


Auto Accident Prevention & Safety


Talking With Insurance Companies



Car Accident Help

Home >> Car Accident Attorney >>

Orlando Car Accident Lawyer

Accidents Due To Distracted Driving


As more technology ends up in our vehicles, the harder it is to pay attention to the road. We already know the statistics of how dangerous it is to text and drive. Although texting is the most common topic for mainstream media there are other things that can become just as distracting. As the music industry is changing many cars are no longer equipped with regular cd players. Built in apps like Pandora and Spotify offer music that can be rated on if you like a song that is playing or not. Although it is not required for the listener to do this it is just another distraction for the driver. Let's say it takes 3 seconds for the driver to look down and thumb up or down a particular song while traveling at 70 mph.

70mph =102.66 feet per second

102.66 feet per second @ 3 seconds will be 307.98 feet traveled. That is almost the full length of a football field. If the person in front of you brakes abruptly any time within those 3 seconds there is a good chance you will hit them. A car accident caused because you were determining that you liked or disliked a song.

It's not just technology that provides distractions. Eating or drinking while driving can be just as dangerous, especially if that food or drink is spilled. First instinct is to clean it up but this means most of the attention goes from driving to the new task. In order to avoid a collision from distracted driving, try to avoid:





Sources:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/news/6252919/Half-a-million-road-crashes-caused-by-women-drivers-applying-make-up.html

http://www.caranddriver.com/features/texting-while-driving-how-dangerous-is-it

Distracted Driving Causes Wrecks

The Orlando Car Accident Lawyers


133 W. Robinson St. Orlando, FL 32801

- Call or text -

407.590.9847

Orlando car accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Franklin & Stites

Speak to an Attorney:

Relax. Phone consultations are always free.

CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERSCONTACTDO I HAVE A CASE?LAW OFFICES

- No Win No Fee Orlando Auto Accident Attorneys -

Law Offices and Service Locations

Attorney Practice Areas

Auto Accident Injury Lawyer

Slip and Fall Litigation

Truck Accident Lawyer

Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Pedestrian Hit By Car Lawsuits

North of Orlando Area

Altamonte Springs Car Accident

Longwood Car accident

Winter park car accident

Maitland auto accident

Apopka auto accident

Sanford car accident

Deltona car accident

Downtown Orlando

Orlando Auto Accident Help

Florida East Coast Areas

Titusville car accident

Cocoa auto accident

Cocoa beach auto accident

Merritt island car accident

East Orlando

Oviedo automobile accident

Casselberry car accident

Alafaya car accident

South of Orlando Areas

Kissimmee car accident

Celebration car accident

Tell Our Attorneys What Happened

All initial consultations are completely free and we don’t charge anything unless we can put money in your pocket.

Car Accident Lawyer | FL Vehicular Injury Compensation

Open Mon - Fri

9am -5pm

Attorneys Charles Franklin & Michael Stites