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Distracting Technology that can Lead to Car Accidents

. Many different technological devices cause accidents due to distracted driving1 and injured victims have the right to recover for their losses from the distracted driver. Some devices and programs that regularly lead to collisions include the following: Smartphones – Smartphones are perhaps the most ubiquitous technological device of this day and age. Many individuals are attached to these handheld devices and feel the need to be connected to others via text and social media at all times, which can include while driving. Texting, emailing, browsing the Internet, and other activities can cause cognitive, manual, and visual distractions that can lead to serious collisions. GPS systems – GPS systems are helpful because they eliminate the...

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