Distracted Driving

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Attorney David Christensen of Christensen Law calls on Michigan drivers to stop distracted driving resulting from cell phone use. The push follows a rise in Michigan traffic fatalities — the highest since 2007. Christensen Law founder David Christensen is concerned about the surprising increases in fatal traffic accidents in Michigan….

Should your smartphone shut off texting or other features if it detects you are driving? Would you at least like the option to reduce distracted driving by locking out notifications? One family says, by not implementing its patent for so-called driver mode, Apple caused a fatal car accident. Distracted driving is…

Distracted driving deaths have become an everyday reality for American drivers. To fight this trend, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued voluntary guidelines for manufacturers, that could help keep motorists’ eyes on the road. Distracted driving has been around for a long time. Whether it was a child…

Pokemon Go, a new mobile game, is getting people out of the house and onto the streets as they compete to collect the most characters. But the game has already seen more than its share of injuries as a result of distracted walking. Pokemon Go is an “augmented reality” video game available…

No one plans to get into a car crash. But the decisions we make behind the wheel can put ourselves and others at risk. When the odds catch up with us, it’s hardly an accident, even though we call it that. Every year, nearly 1.3 million people die in car crashes worldwide….