Protect Yourself Against Distracted Driving Accidents

Is there any way to avoid the dangers of distracted drivers without locking yourself in the house? In New York? If you are in the Bronx, you know: People do not drive as carefully as they should. There seems to be almost no way to avoid getting into accidents caused by reckless drivers.

However, if you follow a few simple tips, you can decrease the chances of being hit by a distracted driver:

  1. Avoid distracted driving: Although it seems obvious, one of the best ways to avoid distracted driving accidents is to stay focused and alert.
  2. Follow the rules of the road: People who are driving distractedly are less likely to notice someone speeding, running red lights or cutting corners. You make yourself safer by following the rules of the road.
  3. Watch for signs: Although it can be challenging in high traffic situations, try to notice people who are talking on their phones or texting, eating, dealing with children in the car or generally driving recklessly. Stay away from these drivers at all costs.

These are some simple, obvious tips for avoiding accidents involving distracted drivers, but sometimes accidents of this kind are impossible to avoid. If you have been hit by a distracted driver, make sure to talk with an experienced lawyer from our firm.

At Getz & Braverman, P.C., we represent clients in the Bronx, New York, in all types of motor vehicle accident and other personal injury claims. Our attorneys will treat you like a cherished friend of the family, treating you with compassion and fighting aggressively to protect your interests in the courtroom.

Call 718-618-5567 (877-419-3070 toll free) or email us. We are available by phone 24/7 and we offer free initial consultations.