The Perils of Distracted Driving


We've all heard about it, and we "know how bad it is". It's one of those things like smoking and habitually eating fast food - we know the long-term harm but unless it is put into perspective or something bad happens to us, we can usually look the other way.

Over the past years, laws, rules and regulations have been enacted in order to keep our roads safe by instilling discipline to motorists to prevent the occurrence of unnecessary injuries and loss of innocent lives. However, no matter how strict the penalties that are imposed, statistics reveal that casualties and serious injuries due to accidents are still rampant and prevalent. The culprit- distracted driving.

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Published In: Criminal Law Updates

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