Distracted driving, specifically when it comes to using cell phones or texting while driving, is sharply limited both by state law and, for truckers who are subject to them, by federal regulations.
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When a Georgia resident is injured in a car accident, many things seem to happen all at once. There's the doctors, and the police and the insurance companies, all of whom have necessary jobs to do, but can end up overwhelming even the most capable individual. Then, after some of the aftermath has settled and the process of healing begins, the injured person and his or her family have to deal with the bills. Medical and rehabilitation expenses can mount quickly, and the stress can begin all over again.
A new survey by Progressive Insurance found that about a third of all drivers feel confident that they can text and drive safely -- and that number jumps to 62 percent among 18- to 34-year-olds. Interestingly, over 90 percent also say that texting while driving should be illegal.