Distracted driving comes in many forms, with texting and talking on the phone among the most common. As a driver, it’s important to avoid any type of distraction that takes your eyes and/or attention away from the road.

All types of distracted driving fit into one or more of these three categories:

Ways to avoid distracted driving

If you’ve had issues with distracted driving in the past, here are some tips you can follow to avoid the same in the future:

When you do these things, you’ll feel more comfortable with your ability to avoid all forms of distracted driving.

Unfortunately, there’s still something to worry about: other drivers. As you make your way down the road, it’s not uncommon to spot others who are not paying attention to the road.

If you’re injured in a distracted driving accident, first receive medical treatment. Once you’re stable and have a treatment plan in place, contact your insurance company, review the cause of the accident and decide how to best seek compensation for your injuries and other damages.

Visit our website for more information on distracted driving in Michigan and other common causes of motor vehicle accidents.