Safety organizations aren't the only ones taking notice of the nationwide toll of distracted driving
. Businesses and corporations are beginning to realize the liability issues when… Read Full Post
Indiana's Distracted Driving Law makes it illegal for drivers to type, send, or read text messages and emails, even if you're stopped at a traffic light or stop sign. It also prohibits drivers under the age of 18 from using a cell phone under any circumstances, including… Read Full Post
If you were in a car accident
where the other driver obviously erred, you may feel like you don't need to hire an attorney. While you don't have to, not retaining a lawyer could leave you vulnerable to the other driver's lawyer or your own insurance company.
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It is not a surprise that drinking alcohol affects a person’s ability to drive safely. Every year, there are numerous accidents and fatalities associated with drunk driving in Indiana. However, many people do not understand how alcohol affects their bodies and may drive, thinking they are perfectly… Read Full Post
Is it Illegal to Talk on the Phone While Driving in Indiana?
If you've researched the dangers of distracted driving in any capacity, you likely already know that many fatal car accidents in Indiana and throughout the nation include some type of driver distraction as causal factors. At the top of… Read Full Post
Nighttime is by far the most dangerous time to be on the road. There are a plethora of reasons for this, and the statistics behind it are shocking. This infographic explains just how much more perilous driving is at night than during the day.
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Everyone knows that texting and driving
is dangerous. It kills more than 3,500 people per year in the United States and injures about 400,000 more. The federal government, numerous state and local governments, and many companies have… Read Full Post
AAA reports one in three Americans will travel for the holidays this year. 112.5 million people across the country are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home to celebrate the season with family and friends -… Read Full Post
It’s the holiday season, which means parking lots are about to become much busier. As shoppers rush to destinations like Erskine Plaza and University Park Mall, often all at once, it’s almost expected to have to circle around parking lots once, maybe twice, before finding a space.
In the midst of… Read Full Post
Your ability to operate a vehicle provides unparalleled freedom and flexibility to make traveling from place to place easy and convenient. However, it is important to remember that driving can be risky if you are involved in certain behaviors behind the wheel. At Gardner & Rans P.C., we have… Read Full Post