Driving is an inherently dangerous activity. No matter how hard we work to mitigate the associated risks, there is always a possibility of some type of accident happening. This has been particularly noticeable for many Tennessee drivers for the last year.
By now, most drivers in the United States should know that distracted driving is a killer. Numerous studies have shown that distracted driving -- and particularly texting while driving -- can be just as dangerous as operating a motor vehicle while drunk.
Distracted driving increases the risk of being in a car accident. While many news reports have focused on the impact cellphone use has on car accidents, a new study specifically looked at the risk distracted driving may have on a driver running a red light.