Throughout our blog series on distracted driving, we have highlighted behavior that contributes to distracted driving as well as many of its repercussions. As we highlighted in our first blog, “The Rising Cost of Distracted Driving: Facts and Stats,” distracted driving is now the third cause of road fatalities—at any given daylight moment across the U.S., approximately 600,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving.
According to the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA), there are more than 2 million injuries from motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. every day. No matter how defensively you drive, there are times when an accident can’t be avoided.
Here are 10 tips to follow when you find yourself involved in an accident:
At Nager, Romaine & Schneiberg Co., L.P.A., we understand the devastating effects of being injured in an auto accident in Cleveland caused by a distracted driver. We hope this blog series has been useful in understanding the far-reaching effects of distracted driving.
The distracted driving accident attorneys in Cleveland at NRS are driven to helping you obtain the car crash compensation you deserve as the result of injuries, property damage or even the death of an immediate family member. Our attorneys can help if you were involved in a car accident, motorcycle accident or truck accident in Cleveland or throughout the state of Ohio, even if you were partly at fault.
If you or a family member has been injured in an auto accident, see our Cleveland car accident page for immediate steps to take and then call an auto accident attorney in Cleveland from NRS toll-free at 1.855.GOT.HURT (1.855.468.4878) or contact us by filling out our No-Risk Consultation form.