Category: Legal

Rising Rates of Auto Accidents Beg the Question: Are We All Getting Worse At Driving?

Car accidents can happen anywhere, anytime. Vehicle manufacturers are coming up with new, supposedly revolutionary, safety features all the time, yet accidents and fatalities are on the rise. These facts, in conjunction with each other, beg the question: Are We All Getting Worse At Driving?

Distracted Driving

Recent technological innovations don’t always contribute to creating safer to drive cars. Unfortunately, other technological advances have done just the opposite. Distracted driving is on the rise, primarily due to the influence of technology.

AAA estimates that as many as six out of every ten accidents caused by teenagers involve texting while driving. Teenagers aren’t the only ones who engage in this dangerous activity, though. Despite the fact that most US states have passed laws banning the use of handheld devices while driving, a large number of adult drivers continue to engage in these unsafe practices as well.

Drunk Driving

As recently as …