When it comes to the causes of fatal car crashes, you may automatically think about cell phone use, getting cut off, distractions, road hazards or alcohol consumption.
Drivers in Florida often see other drivers using their smartphones while operating their vehicles. The danger of this practice is well-known by now. Lawmakers are taking steps to legislate against it and law enforcement is cracking down on it. However, with the new technology available there are greater options for drivers that go beyond texting and driving. Researchers are looking into this to determine why it happens and how it can be avoided.
In Florida and throughout the United States, there's a tacit understanding between those who share the road that the traffic signs will be adhered to for the safety of everyone. When a driver makes a mistake or ignores those traffic signs, it can lead to an accident. Unfortunately, many of these crashes can result in a wrongful death. Not only does this type of accident cause the loss of a loved one for the family left behind, but also it could lead to a multitude of problems that can only be solved by seeking compensation in a legal filing.