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Distracted driving and phone use remain serious problems

Distracted driving personal injury accident

How dangerous is it to use a cellphone while driving? According to the Illinois State Police, using a cellphone while driving increases the risk of an accident by 400%. In Illinois, drivers aged 19 and older are only allowed to use a cellphone hands-free via a Bluetooth headset, earpiece or voice-activated commands. It is also […]

AAJ Members Alerting the Public to the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Posted by: Michelle Widmann April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted Driving occurs when drivers take their full attention away from the road and instead attempt to either multi-task or focus on texting, talking on a cell phone, grooming, adjusting a radio, or attempting other activities. Distracted Driving is an all too common occurrence […]