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The Three Main Types of Distracted Driving

Reckless driving injures and kills millions of people every year in the U.S., and one of the main forms of reckless driving is driving while distracted. Although there are many unique ways in which a person can become distracted, these different actions all fall into three main categories of distracted driving. However, all can be extremely dangerous.

A distracted driver is a danger to anyone who has to share the road with him or her, and if you have suffered an injury because of the actions of a distracted driver, you do not have to face your injury alone. Contact an experienced Racine car wreck attorney of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 to discuss the possibility of getting financial compensation for your injuries.

Three Primary Distraction Categories

Depending on how a driver is distracted while behind the wheel, their behavior can be classified as one of the three following types of distracted driving:

  • Manual Distraction
  • Visual Distraction
  • Cognitive Distraction

Manual and visual distraction mean that a person’s hands or eyes are removed from the wheel or the road, respectively. Cognitive distraction means that one’s thoughts are elsewhere besides the duties of driving. Each form of distraction can be dangerous, not just for the distracted driver but also for anyone else on the road.

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If you or someone you care about has been involved in a car accident because of a distracted driver, our Racine car accident lawyers are ready to listen to your case. Contact us today by calling 800-242-2874 to discuss how you might qualify for financial compensation from a dangerous distracted driver.

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