Distracted Driving Claims in Rhode Island
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Due to the amount of readily available resources on cellular phones, many drivers participate in distracting actions while driving. When motorists participate in such actions, they can create dangerous road conditions for other individuals who share the road.
If you or someone you love was injured in an accident caused by a distracted driver, we urge you to contact our Rhode Island car accident lawyers at Inman & Tourgee right away. When you choose to work with our team, we will provide you with the following:
- A legal team backed by more than 125 years of combined experience
- A team that has recovered $35,000,000.00 on behalf of clients
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Common Forms of Distracted Driving
In 2013, 3,154 individuals suffered severe injuries in vehicle accidents caused by persons who participated in distracting actions while behind the wheel. According to research, many distracted drivers participate in the following actions:
- Texting while driving
- Using navigational map applications while driving
- Eating while behind the wheel
- Drinking or eating while operating a vehicle
- Talking to passengers
Individuals operating motor vehicles can become physically, visually, or cognitively distracted. In some cases, drivers can participate in all three forms of distracted driving, including:
1.Physical Distraction: This occurs when a driver participates in actions that cause them to remove a hand or both hands from the steering wheel.
2.Visual Distraction: This occurs when a driver participates in actions that cause them to remove their eyes from the road.
3.Cognitive Distraction: This occurs when a driver participates in actions that cause them to remove their thought process and focus on the road.
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