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Cop Pretends to be Homeless to Catch Texting and Driving

Bethesda Police Officer Goes Undercover as Homeless Man to Catch Drivers Breaking Texting and Driving Laws “I’ve spotted over 30 [offenses] in an hour,” said an undercover police officer in Bethesda, Maryland, as he watched for drivers on their morning commute oblivious to his cardboard sign warning while breaking texting and driving … [Read more...]

Maine Driver Faces Distracted Driving Charges After Selfie Crash

Rise of Selfies Adds to Distracted Driving Problems Across the U.S. Over the weekend, a driver in Maine injured several of his passengers after he attempted to take a selfie while behind the wheel. He now faces a distracted driving summons. On Saturday, August 29th, 29-year-old Jordan Toner of Hampden was driving himself and several friends … [Read more...]

Back to School Safety: Distracted Driving

As Students Return to School, Distracted Driving Awareness is More Important than Ever According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nine people are killed every day by distracted drivers in the United States. Almost 1,200 people are injured in these types of accidents. With the beginning of the school year approaching for many in South … [Read more...]

April is National Distracted Driving Month

The National Safety Council Declares April Distracted Driving Month This year, the National Safety Council has declared April to be National Distracted Driving Month in the US. The hashtag campaign #CallsKill was created as part of the month to help spread information about distracted driving and how deadly it can be as a practice. Last June, … [Read more...]

Seneca-Area Dentist Dies in Bicycle Accident

South Carolina Dentist Killed by Driver in Bicycle Accident A dentist in Seneca, South Carolina was killed in a bicycle accident caused by a negligent driver on Wednesday, April 1st. Michael F. Lee, 55 years old, was reportedly riding his bicycle on Shiloh Road when he was struck from behind by a vehicle headed in the same direction. Lee had a … [Read more...]

Study Shows Teen Car Accidents Caused by Distracted Driving

New Study Shows Most Car Accidents Involving Teen Drivers Caused by Distracted Driving A new study conducted by AAA shows that 6 out of 10 car accidents caused by teen drivers can be directly linked to distracted driving. The automobile safety group looked at 1,700 videos of car accidents caused by teenage drivers, and found that the main cause … [Read more...]

Wisconsin Mom Charged with Homicide After Distracted Driving Deaths

Wisconsin Mom Faces Three Homicide Charges After Distracted Driving Deaths A mom from Wisconsin has officially been charged with three counts of homicide after a 2013 car accident, after she caused distracted driving deaths, which killed her 11 year old daughter and two 5 year old nieces. She and her son survived the accident. Kari J. Milberg, … [Read more...]

Teen Drivers Still Texting and Driving Despite Dangers

Teen Drivers Know About the Dangers of Texting and Driving But Many Still Do It The latest survey about texting and driving shows that 98% of drivers understand the dangers of texting and driving – statistically, it just as dangerous as drinking and driving – but those drivers chose to text and drive regardless of the increased risk of injury or … [Read more...]

Strom Law SC Car Accident Attorney Report: Unsafe Drivers

SC Car Accident Attorney: Wrecks  Caused by Drivers Who Admit Unsafe Habits Every 13 minutes, a car accident or crash kills someone in the United States. Fatalities range across anyone who uses roads, including drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists. Statistically, young people are most likely to suffer from car accident injuries and deaths.  What the … [Read more...]

SC Texting and Driving Law In Full Force

Warning Period of SC Texting and Driving Law is Over This past June, South Carolina lawmakers passed a bill banning SC texting and driving. To inform drivers that the practice is now illegal, law enforcement spent several months pulling drivers over and issuing warnings about typing on a mobile phone or tablet while driving a moving vehicle. Now, … [Read more...]

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