Tag Archives: National Safety Council

Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Teen Convicted of Murder for Texting While Driving Crash

An 18-year-old in Massachusetts is sentenced to one year in prison after being convicted of vehicular homicide in a texting-while-driving accident. One in four car accidents caused by phone use Illegal to text and drive in Massachusetts Distracted driving laws vary by state   Deadly Mistake Aaron Deveau was driving in Haverhill, Massachusetts in February 2011 when he crossed over the center line and struck a car driven by Donald Bowley. Bowley died in the hospital 18 days later, while …

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Posted 5 years ago in Driving & Motor Vehicles by Aaron Kase  
1.3 million crashes per year caused by calls or texting

The National Transportation Safety Board called for states across the nation to outlaw all cell phone usage for drivers, on top of the complicated web of phone laws already in place in many states. An estimated 1.3 million crashes per year caused by calls or texting Fifteen states still have no state-wide laws against distracted driving Fines vary; tickets can be difficult to fight in court   Safety First Distracted driving laws are becoming more and more widespread, and for …

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