Driving distracted puts every motorist on the road at risk. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, fatal crashes due to distracted driving totaled 3,450 in 2016. In Virginia, 4,138 distracted driving crashes resulted in injuries and 78 resulted in fatalities. Our Richmond personal injury attorneys at Emroch & Kilduff specialize in representing the rights […]
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Pretty much everyone is aware of the dangers of drunk driving. Society has made it a societal focus for decades now. Stricter laws, heightened enforcement and other measures, such as devices that make it impossible for drivers with a certain blood alcohol content to start their car, have dramatically reduced deaths and accidents related to […]
Although manufacturers are making the safest vehicles to date, drivers continue to make roads dangerous. Today, drivers are more and more distracted as they drive. This diverts the driver’s attention from the road and makes it more likely to cause an accident. Distracted driving has increased the number of accidents. What Is Distracted Driving? Electronic […]
States and localities are increasingly outlawing the use of cell phones while driving unless those phones are not in hands-free mode. Many traffic accidents result from driver error, and distracted driving, including cell-phone use, is a significant contributor. According to the Centers for Disease Control, distracted driving comes in three categories: Visual, which involves taking […]
As the victim of a car accident, you are urged to seek representation from an automotive accident attorney. Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney is the best route to understanding Virginia’s contributory negligence law, solving your accident case and receiving fair compensation.