How Common Are New York Distracted Driving Accidents?


A: A recent study completed by the U.S. Department of Transportation found that distracted driving is a factor in approximately 20% of all New York accidents. In other words, distractions including (but not limited to) texting and driving, talking on a cell phone while driving, using a GPS while driving, and eating and driving, are at least a contributing cause to 1 out of every 5 New York accidents.

It is important to know how common New York distracted driving accidents are so you can be aware of the risk and understand what to do if you are hurt in a distracted driving crash. If you have been injured in a New York distracted driving crash, it is important to contact a New York accident attorney as soon as possible. Your New York accident lawyer will investigate your case and zealously advocate for your full and complete recovery from your distracted driving accident injuries.

To learn more about what to do after a New York distracted driving crash, please contact a New York car accident lawyer today at 1-800-PAGAN-911 for a free and confidential consultation about your rights and your potential recovery.