Tag Archives: distracted driving

Remote Texter Can Be Held Liable for Car Crash

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We all know the dangers of texting and driving.  And we know that drivers who text while they are driving can be held liable for any accident caused by their distracted driving. But what about a person — someone not even in the car — who sends a text to someone who is driving?  Can

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Texting Driver Hits Police Officer

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We all know that texting while driving is extremely dangerous, and — if we may be so bold as to state —  just plain stupid. A Herndon man took dangerous driving and unsafe decision-making to new heights one day in July when his texting caused him to swerve off the road and right into a

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End Distracted Driving – Video Shows the Dangers

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Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau wishes there was no such thing as a “distracted driver.”  Doug has seen too many cases of injury — or even death — that are caused by a distracted driver.  The busy Beltway traffic around Virginia and Maryland, longer commutes, advances in PDA and cell phone technology (and coverage) contribute

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Texting While Driving a Felony in Some States

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No one can argue the dangers of texting while driving.  States all across the nation are fighting back by enforcing stricter penalties for drivers who text while behind the wheel.  In Utah, thanks to an amendment to the state’s texting-while-driving law that took effect last May, it is now a felony (a crime punishable by

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