What Causes Rollover Collisions?
Posted in Distracted Driving, Motor Vehicle Accidents on November 4, 2022
Rollover accidents are perhaps one of the most terrifying types of incidents that occur on the roadway. These incidents can lead to catastrophic injuries for those inside the vehicle. These types of incidents can involve a single vehicle or multiple vehicles. It is imperative to understand how rollover accidents are most likely to occur...
Determining Who is At Fault in a Car Accident Changing Lanes
Posted in Distracted Driving, Motor Vehicle Accidents on May 1, 2022
Changing lanes is one of the most common driving procedures that individuals do when they hit the roadway. However, this can also be an incredibly dangerous procedure where accidents can occur if just one step is not done correctly. Here, our car accident lawyers want to examine who could be at fault for a...
Types of Brain Injuries From Car Accidents
Posted in Distracted Driving on October 6, 2021
Brain injuries often result in long-lasting disabilities for individuals. Unfortunately, vehicle accidents are a leading cause of brain injuries in Seattle and throughout the United States. Here, we want to delve into the various types of brain injuries regularly caused by vehicle accidents. No two brain injuries are exactly alike. The signs and symptoms...
Understanding the dangers of highway hypnosis
Posted in Distracted Driving, Firm News on July 5, 2021
If you ever arrived at your destination and cannot remember driving there or snapped out of a daze and realized that you drove past your exit, you may have experienced highway hypnosis. Besides being disorienting, highway hypnosis is dangerous and can lead to serious car accidents. Causes Driving along a monotonous road, a well-known...
Lawmakers believe vehicles should keep an eye on their drivers
Posted in Distracted Driving, Firm News on June 23, 2021
Some vehicle features intended to make driving safer — lane keeping assist, automatic braking and adaptive cruise control, to name a few — actually make it more likely that a driver will succumb to distractions. These systems and others provide control that can seem as if the vehicle is driving itself. As Consumer Reports...
Is Using My GPS Considered Distracted Driving?
Posted in Distracted Driving, Firm News on April 27, 2021
The use of a GPS to guide you to your destination is one of the great benefits of modern electronics. Still, like any tech, you should use it responsibly. Many drivers may not realize that using a GPS while driving may count as distracted driving and could lead to a serious auto accident. If...
What are the three types of distracted driving?
Posted in Distracted Driving, Firm News on January 1, 2021
Distracted driving can happen in a variety of ways even though people often associate it with cell phones. Something as simple as having a conversation with a passenger can be distracted driving. Things you do every day without thinking about them can distract you while driving. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains...
Is drowsy driving a form of distraction?
Posted in Distracted Driving, Firm News on August 21, 2020
Washington drivers like you understand that distracted driving behaviors pose risks to everyone. But did you know that certain forms of distracted driving can happen without you knowing about it? Or even doing anything to distract yourself? Drowsy driving falls under this category. There is nothing you are doing in particular that will distract you....
The penalties for distracted driving in Washington
Posted in Distracted Driving, Firm News on July 29, 2020
The practice of distracted driving in Washington and throughout the U.S. results in numerous serious accidents every day. To put an end to this, the state of Washington asks observers to call 911 if they witness a driver under the influence of electronics.While drivers may use devices such as hands-free Bluetooth, they may not...
A few tell-tale signs of good and bad driving
Posted in Distracted Driving, Firm News on June 30, 2020
In 2017, Washington’s distracted driving law went into effect and made it illegal for drivers to operate a cell phone or a mobile device. Authorities credit that law with reducing traffic fatalities in the state. Many other factors go into a person’s ability to safely and competently navigate the roads while behind a wheel. A...