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Distracted Driving Continues to Put Drivers, Others at Risk

By Timothy Bussey on March 20, 2013

Despite campaigns by Colorado and other states to raise awareness of distracted driving risks and encourage drivers to keep their attention on the road, distracted driving continues to claim thousands of lives throughout the U.S. each year and to cause serious injuries to drivers, motorcyclists, pedestrians, and others on the road.  Many experienced Colorado distracted driving injury attorneys have seen too many clients injured by just a moment’s loss of focus.

In 2011, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released a detailed study of distracted driving. Key findings included:

Most drivers are distracted between 25 and 50 percent of the time while they are behind the wheel. Read the rest »

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