Parents Are Using Phone While Driving, Study Shows
A new study out of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania Nursing School unearthed some troubling information that affects the safety of all children who travel in cars. The potential for needing a Connecticut auto accident attorney is staggering after you read these statistics.
In the previous three months:
- 52.2% of parents talked on a cell phone while their children between ages 4-10 were in the car (with 47% of them using a hand-held phone);
- 13.7% of parents use social media while driving;
- 33.7% of parents read text messages while driving;
- 26.7% of parents sent text messages while driving.
It is proven that distracted driving causes Connecticut auto accidents. If you or your loved one was injured as a the result of a distracted driver, the experienced attorneys at McEnery Price Messey & Sullivan might be able to help. Contact our office today for your free consultation.