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5 Types of Distractions Drivers Admit to That Can Cause Kansas City Accidents

We all know that Kansas City distracted driving accidents happen. We see other drivers engaging in distracting behavior. We read accounts of distracted driving accidents. We know friends who have sought the advice of a Kansas City auto accident lawyer
Yet, do you know which types of distracted behavior drivers most often engage in that put you at risk of being in a Kansas City distracted driving accident?
Common Types of Distracted Driving Wrecks
According to a recent Harris Interactive / HealthDay poll, adults who drive on a regular basis admit to the following types of distracted driving behaviors.
  • 86% admit to eating or drinking (non-alcoholic beverages) while driving.
  • 59% admit to talking on a handheld cell phone while driving.
  • 41% admit to setting their GPS while driving.
  • 37% admit to texting and driving.
  • 14% admit to putting on makeup while driving.
Sizeable percentages of respondents also admit to driving while drowsy and driving after having two or more alcoholic drinks.
Contact a Kansas City Auto Accident Lawyer if You’ve Been Hurt in a Distracted Driving Wreck
As experienced Kansas City auto accident attorneys the results of this poll do not surprise us. Many of our clients have been injured in a Kansas City car wreck that was caused by another driver’s distracted, or negligent, behavior.
We are committed to fighting for the full and fair recovery of anyone who was hurt in a Kansas City distracted driving crash. If you have been hurt, or your loved one has been killed, we encourage you to contact one of our Kansas City personal injury lawyers today at (816) 471- 5111 or toll free at (888) 348-2616.
Additionally, we encourage you to start protecting your rights as soon as possible after your crash by reading the FREE book we’ve made available on our website, 10 Essential Steps You Must Take to Protect Your Injury Claim.
James Roswold
James Roswold is a Kansas & Missouri personal injury, workers comp, and medical malpractice attorney.

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