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The Dangers of Drowsy Rideshare Driver

Both Uber and Lyft place limits on the number of consecutive hours a driver can be logged in to the app, and some cities have placed even more stringent restrictions. In New York, rideshare drivers are subject to the same limitations as taxi and limousine drivers: a maximum of 10 hours of passenger time per […]

New York City Distracted Driving Accident Lawyer – Texting & Driving Statistics

Written by Carey Davis Texting has become an integral part of day-to-day life in the United States, especially for younger generations. More than 150 billion text messages are sent each month, ranging from a quick piece of information like “the meeting is at 3” to in-depth conversations. Unfortunately, this convenient technology has a dark side. […]

Why You Should Never Text and Drive

According to available statistics, 3,328 people died in the United States in 2012 after being involved in car accidents that were caused by distracted driving. Since 2012, the number of injuries as a result of distracted driving accidents has drastically increased. Texting while driving is one of the distractions drivers contend with. As people become more dependent […]

Did a driving texter cause you to be involved in an accident?

Many states, including New York, have enacted tough laws regarding texting and driving. Texting has become a major factor involved in many accidents that have caused serious injuries and death, and so of course it is a practice that should be illegal. However, the dangers of texting and driving still do not dissuade many drivers […]

Texting While Driving: Who is at Fault in an Accident?

You’ve probably heard plenty about the dangers of texting and driving––or maybe even know someone involved in an accident where the other driver was texting. In most cases, fault for these accidents rests with the individuals who were found to be texting. However, proving that texting was involved isn’t always so easy to do. That’s […]