Three Categories of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving, a form of reckless driving, refers to any behavior in which a driver is not attending to his or her responsibility to operate a vehicle safely. There are many ways in which a driver can be distracted, including talking on the phone, eating, or applying makeup while driving. No matter what form of distraction has resulted in your injury or expense in San Antonio, the attorneys of the Chris Mayo Law Firm work hard to ensure that victims of distracted driving are able to pursue financial compensation from the party responsible for their injuries.

Types of Distracted Driving

Though there are many different behaviors that could constitute distracted driving, they typically can be grouped into one of three primary categories. These include:

  • Manual distraction – hands are involved in something other than steering
  • Visual distraction – eyes are looking at something besides the road
  • Cognitive distraction – thoughts are not on the driving task at hand

Any of these forms of distraction is extremely dangerous and could lead to a serious car accident. In fact, many of the innocent car accident victims in San Antonio are the victims of pure distraction, and their injuries could have been avoided.

Contact a Personal Injury Attorney in San Antonio

As traffic increases in the San Antonio area, the threats of distracted driving become even more real. If you or a loved one has been injured by a distracted driver, you may be entitled to receive financial compensation, with the help of a personal injury attorney at Chris Mayo Law Firm. Contact our San Antonio offices today by calling (210) 999-9999, and learn more about how we can help you through this difficult situation.

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