Month: August 2015

Early 2015 car accident data paints ugly picture

On behalf of The Paul Wilkinson Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, August 26, 2015.

One of the major themes, if not the major theme, of our time is the incredible growth and development of new technology. We continuously improve our computers, our cellphones, our networks and our ability to connect with other people -- and we've barely scratched the surface of our incredible technological advances with those four elements. We bring this up because it would be easy to presume that with so much technological development and with such great technological advances that car safet...

Driving distraction starts with call and text notification tones

On behalf of The Paul Wilkinson Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents on Saturday, August 8, 2015.

There are a lot of personal rules people have when it comes to cellphone use behind the wheel. Many younger drivers feel free to read and send texts, and to answer and make phone calls. Other drivers understand that texting while driving is dangerous, but they allow themselves to answer phone calls. And some very conscientious drivers mute their phone and put it out of reach during the drive. If the behaviors exhibited by the last group seem excessive to you, the results of a recent study mig...