Distracted teen driver Jetta Blaine, 18, has been charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance for an accident on U.S. 250. According to Police, Ms. Blaine as well as Lawrence Hillyer, 59, were traveling north on November 3rd when Ms. Blaine became distracted by her GPS just before the accident. Because of this distraction she did not see that Mr. Hillyer had slowed down his vehicle and she rear-ended him causing damage to their cars.
Driver safety is paramount and distracted driving is an unfortunate reality in this modern digital age. The attorneys at The Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC urge all drivers to put away any and all distractions and give your full attention to the road way. Don’t ever text and drive, keep the volume at a reasonable level to hear approaching emergency vehicles, and plan your route ahead of time. If a GPS device is required to find your destination, then use the voice feature so your full attention is on driving and not looking at the device. By doing these simple things it will keep you, your passengers, and other motorists safe from potential accidents.
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