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Is Apple Responsible for FaceTime Distracted Driving Crashes?

It was Christmas eve as a family of four pulled up to a line of cars caught by a traffic jam. The father of that family slowed their car, but the vehicle directly behind them didn’t. A 20-year-old driver slammed his vehicle into this family’s car causing major injuries and one devastating loss. Now the family is trying to find justice for that loss, but they are looking beyond the driver who crashed into them for justice. Could Apple Be Responsible for FaceTime Distracted Driving Crashes? This entire family suffered serious injuries, but the 5-year-old daughter’s injuries were the gravest. She was unable to overcome her wounds and passed after the accident. Once on the scene, police questioned the 20-year-old as to what caused this incident. That’s when he admitted to driving while distracted. He was using his iPhone to video chat with someone while he was driving, and police…
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A Not So Happy Ending: How To Tell When You’re Too Distracted To Drive

It was late that night in Polk County, when a 54-year-old man and a lady he had met at the Midway Lounge were heading back to the man’s home. They had hit it off at the bar and couldn’t wait to be alone, but their eagerness led to carelessness. As they were driving down U.S. 92, the man’s Ford truck hit something as they were enjoying each other’s company. The driver told his lady friend it was just a stop sign, and they went back to what they were doing, but their distraction cost a man his life. How To Tell When You’re Too Distracted To Drive A witness saw what the Ford truck hit, and it wasn’t a stop sign. The witness called authorities and gave them the Ford’s tag number before returning to the scene of the accident to help the bicyclist who had been hit. When paramedics…
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