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.

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James Roswold is a Kansas & Missouri personal injury, workers comp, and medical malpractice attorney.