Even as more and more states pass laws against the use of cellular phones while driving, it certainly seems like there is a story on the news every day about a traffic accident that was caused by distracted driving.
As of mid-July this year, there have already been 25 deaths and 68 boating-related accidents.
Any accident or incident involving a truck, over-sized cargo van or bus could likely lead to catastrophic injuries or even death. But, you can take just a few steps to better protect both yourself and the drivers of these large vehicles.
We'll discuss the guest-passenger statute, and how that can be a bar to recovery if the driver of your vehicle is deemed to be at-fault.