Posts tagged "distracted driving"

CHP Wants to Curb Distracted Driving. Are You Paying Attention?

Pedestrian deaths are on the rise. What gives?

Last month, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) issued an alarming report that suggested a connection between the rise in traffic crash-related pedestrian deaths and smartphone and marijuana use. Is there a connection?

Distracted Driving Death Prompts Lawsuit against Apple

A Texas couple's five-year-old daughter died in a car crash that involved a "Facetiming" driver. Now, the couple has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple that alleges its FaceTime app contributed to the fatal accident.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Safety Council (NSC) declared April Distracted Driving Awareness Month. NSC, along with the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and law enforcement throughout the country are participating in this national campaign to put a stop to distracted driving year-round.

Distracted Driving: Dangerous, Deadly and Dumb

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every day, nine people die and more than 1,100 suffer injuries in collisions caused by distracted driving. Talking on the cell phone, eating, and using in-vehicle technologies (like GPS systems) all distract drivers from the road, but texting is the most dangerous.

Email Us For a Response

Get A Free Case Evaluation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

David G. Smith, Attorney At Law
2201 Broadway
Penthouse 1
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510-431-2598
Fax: 510-893-2701
Oakland Law Office Map