FAQ Category: Distracted Driving Accidents

How many car accidents are caused by texting?

The Texas Department of Transportation issues yearly reports on all vehicle crashes statewide, and the most recent report reveals the shocking numbers of distracted driving accidents that occurred in the state in 2013. Corpus Christi is located in three different counties – Nueces, Aransas and San Patricio. In Nueces County, … Continue reading

What are the Texas laws on texting and driving?

Texas legislators have banned hand-held cellphone use in school crossing zones, for bus drivers, and for drivers under 18 years of age. A driver will face legal repercussions if texting led to failing to exercise reasonable care for the safety of others. Various efforts to ban texting while driving have … Continue reading

What is “electronic” distracted driving?

Advances in digital technology have added a new dimension to our lives, including while traveling in a vehicle. In-vehicle systems include video systems, navigation, voice activated systems, and cellphones. Electronic distracted driving involves the use of any electronic or digital system, including texting, emailing, or reading or responding to any … Continue reading