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.

Categories of Distracted Driving

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 being a distracted driver 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.

For a free consultation, contact one of our leading Michigan car accident lawyers.