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Posted On 01.28.13 by in Auto Accidents
If there is one significant trend we have noticed over the past ten years in our automobile accident lawsuits, it’s that a significant number of accidents are caused by drivers who are distracted by cell phones, and it is that cell phone evidence has become more important than ever. Our clients frequently tell us that they saw the other driver looking down in their lap immediately before the collision, and that they suspect cell phone use. This post will go over the rules in Maryland for drivers with cell phones.
The law in Maryland has been ramping up for a couple of years as distracted driving became a hot-button issue. Many see it as equivalent in priority to drunk driving. Here is a summary of the law’s progression:
The amazing website EndDDD.org covers some compelling statistics on distracted driving.
If you believe that you were the victim of a distracted driving automobile accident, contact our personal injury lawyers at 1-800-776-4529, or tell us about your case online. We have the experience to identify distracted driving evidence and use it to your advantage in automobile accident settlements and lawsuits.
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