While people sometimes assume that distracted driving only refers to talking on a cell phone or sending or reading text messages, the definition is actually much broader than that. Anything that takes the driver’s attention away from safe operation of the vehicle for even a second is considered distracted driving.
Common examples include reaching to change the radio dial, eating, operating a GPS system, and turning to talk to passengers in the car. However, it has been the experience of the Marietta auto accident attorney at Morrison & Hughes that texting is the most serious type of distraction of all. Continue reading