June 16, 2017 • Car Accidents
Distracted driving has become a common cause of collisions, and New York City motor vehicle accident attorneys represent many victims who are hurt by drivers who are on their phone or using other devices. When a driver breaks laws prohibiting distracted driving or otherwise behaves in an unsafe way behind the wheel, that motorist can be held accountable for financial and non-monetary losses which he has caused victims to experience.
While phone use and the use of electronic devices are leading reasons for distracted driving accidents, these types of distractions aren’t the only ones that occur in a car. As WGME points out, driving with young children in the car can also be a major distraction. There are ways to make sure that kids don’t take a lot of your focus away from the road, and WGME explains some of the different steps that parents and other adults may want to take before driving with kids.
Some of the ways that you can reduce the chances that children will cause a disturbance leading to an auto accident include:
Of course, no matter how careful parents are, accidents can still happen anyway – especially if other motorists on the road fail to follow best practices for safety. New York City motor vehicle accident attorneys can provide help to accident victims in pursuing claims for compensation against drivers who cause serious injury or wrongful death. To find out more, give Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff a call today to talk with an attorney.