Distracted driving occurs in many ways, from the use of one’s phone while on the road to eating behind the wheel. However, some people become distracted by other people in the vehicle, especially if they are in the middle of an argument or even a physical fight. In this blog, we will touch on some of the risks associated with fighting and distracted driving.
If you were struck by a driver who was distracted for any reason, you need to understand the options in front of you and take steps to hold them accountable.
Fighting on the road
There are various reasons why people fight while on the road. For example, some families fight over financial matters, a recent affair, disagreement over how to raise children and a myriad of other issues. Drivers also find themselves in the middle of a fight with friends or any other kind of passenger for various reasons. These fights often distract drivers and interfere with their mental focus. In some extreme instances, drivers take their hands off of the wheel in order to protect themselves from a passenger who is trying to hit them.
The consequences of distracted driving
Distracted driving has a host of consequences for those involved in crashes. These car accidents often lead to debilitating injuries and some even claim lives. Many drivers are directly responsible for the suffering of others because of their carelessness and inability to stay focused while driving, and they need to answer for their actions. Our law office covers a variety of topics related to motor vehicle collisions, feel free to read other pages on our website.