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Texting While Driving Banned by Another State, Thirty-Two in Total

May 14, 2011 in Articles | MARTIN WREN, P.C. | LEAVE A COMMENT

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Indiana recently passed legislation making it the 32nd state that has banned texting while driving.  Officials from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration state that texting is a leading type of “distracted driving,” which, according to the NHTSA, is reportedly involved in approximately 20% of all automobile accidents.  And the effect of using a cellphone while driving is not insignificant: a driver distracted by a cellphone or similar device has his or her reactions delayed to the same extent as if that driver had a blood alcohol content at the legal limit of 0.8%.

For more information about the Department of Transportation’s initiative regarding distracted driving, please review the DOT’s website.

Robert E. Byrne, Jr. of MartinWren, P.C. practices commercial litigation and as a member of MartinWren’s Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers group, Charlottesville Personal Injury Lawyers group, as a Distracted Driving Accident Attorney, and a member of the Charlottesville Automobile Accident Lawyers group.  For information regarding Bob’s services, please contact him at (434) 817-3100 or by email at byrne@martinwrenlaw.com.

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