Dropped Items Lead To Fatal Distracted Driving Crash

Georgia recently passed legislation aimed at curbing one factor of distracted driving: talking or texting on a mobile device while driving. As much as 25% of all accidents are caused by distracted driving. When it comes to fatal crashes, teens have a higher chance of reporting being distracted at the time of the crash. In fact, distracted driving is thought to be responsible for as many as 58% of all teen crashes. In 2015 alone, distracted driving was cited as a major factor in crashes that caused a total of 391,000 injuries and 3.477 traffic deaths. One family is facing the consequences of distracted driving, which claimed the life of a 4-year-old girl, as the AJC reports. Last Tuesday, the 4-year-old granddaughter of a Paulding County detention officer was killed in an accident. Hayley Borders Sell was involved in a traffic accident on Ga. 101 South in Union County. 20-year-old Tyler Arron Taylor was driving the truck that crashed into Sell’s car. According to the…

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