Texting While Driving

Join the Movement: Texting and Driving—It Can Wait

Have you seen the latest commercials encouraging people to avoid texting while driving? The campaign’s slogan is: It Can Wait and uses the hashtag #x. The #x is for drivers to post on social media or to send a text message as a way of informing people that they are […]

October 2nd, 2014|Texting While Driving|Comments Off on Join the Movement: Texting and Driving—It Can Wait

Sending a Text to a Driver who Crashes could leave you Liable

Sending a text to a driver who crashes while reading your text in New Jersey, could leave you liable. There was a case in New Jersey where a friend sent a text to another friend. The driver swerved when reading the text and crashed into a husband and wife who were […]

September 4th, 2013|Texting While Driving|Comments Off on Sending a Text to a Driver who Crashes could leave you Liable

Texting While Driving in Massachusetts

 

Are you aware of the laws involving Texting While Driving in Massachusetts? If not, it is important you familiarize yourself with them in order to protect the safety of yourself as well as others.

Current prohibitions:

Text messaging banned for all drivers, as well as other Internet-related activities. Fines: $100 (first offense), […]

December 27th, 2012|Texting While Driving|Comments Off on Texting While Driving in Massachusetts

Boston Accident Attorney – Suing the Texter?

Last week, a New Jersey court ruled that a woman who was texting her boyfriend while he was driving is not liable for a crash he caused while returning her text. The 2009 crash left two motorcyclists in serious condition.

This case, a first of its kind, debated whether or not […]

June 6th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Cases, Negligence, Texting While Driving|Comments Off on Boston Accident Attorney – Suing the Texter?

Distracted Driving: The Numbers Don’t Lie

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month may have passed, but in exploring what is behind the Department of Transportation (DOT) putting a spotlight on this issue, there are some statistics that we would like to share. They are quite sobering and further enforce the need to educate drivers on the dangers […]

Boston Accident Attorney Warns – Do Not Text and Drive

Do not text and drive. It’s that simple.

Not only is it extremely dangerous to text and drive, but it is illegal and has been banned in 37 states. Massachusetts law prohibits all drivers of using cell phones and hand-held devices to read, write or send messages when behind the wheel […]

April 23rd, 2012|Auto Accident, Bus Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Highway Accident, Public Safety, Texting While Driving, Truck Accident|Comments Off on Boston Accident Attorney Warns – Do Not Text and Drive

Understanding the Risks Associated with Distracted Driving

Each time a driver picks up their cell phone while driving, they are consciously making the decision to take their eyes off the road and operate a vehicle under negligent circumstances. This situation endangers the driver, passengers and anyone on the road. Cell phone use is not the only driving […]

April 17th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Texting While Driving|Comments Off on Understanding the Risks Associated with Distracted Driving

Texting causes Hingham Woman to Crash into Tree

According to Hingham police, a woman suffered minor injuries in a Saturday morning auto accident after she drove off the road and hit a tree while she was texting.  Police officers arrived at Main Street around 12:59 a.m. to find a single vehicle crash involving a severely damaged 2012 Jeep […]

March 12th, 2012|Auto Accident, Driving Safety, Texting While Driving|Comments Off on Texting causes Hingham Woman to Crash into Tree

Texting and Alcohol Responsible for Cape Cod Car Accident

According to reports by Harwich Police, alcohol and texting while driving are to blame for a weekend crash that injured a Cape Cod teen.  During the accident, the teen’s vehicle landed on its roof, but she was able to get out on her own.

The teen required hospitalization but her injuries […]

January 20th, 2012|Car Accident, Driving Under the Influence, Texting While Driving|Comments Off on Texting and Alcohol Responsible for Cape Cod Car Accident