In our last post, we began looking at the important issue of distracted driving. As we noted, distracted driving has become an increasingly important issue as the use of cell phones has become ubiquitous. Nowadays it is very easy for drivers to give in to the temptation to check their messages, text a quick message or take a phone call. Doing so presents serious risks, though, including the risk of liability with respect to those who are harmed in distracted driving accidents.
Although we noted the importance of distracted driving laws in our last post, it is also important to note that these laws are not effective unless they are enforced. Right now, West Virginia police are reportedly in the midst of cracking down on distracted driving,