Navigation Links
The Tennessee Car Accident Lawyers at Michael D. Ponce & Associates Alert Public of CDC Survey Revealing Majority of High School Seniors Admitting to Texting Behind Wheel
Date:6/18/2012

Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 18, 2012

The Tennessee auto accident lawyers at Michael D. Ponce & Associates, a law firm that is dedicated to representing people who are injured in traffic crashes and other incidents brought about by negligence or recklessness, hereby alert the public of the results of a survey conducted by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the CDC. The survey revealed that more than 50 percent of high school seniors admitted to sending and/or receiving text messages or emails while behind the wheel of a vehicle within the previous year.

The CDC survey was conducted by asking a series of questions of more than 15,000 high school students around the country. The results showed that 58 percent of high school seniors admitted to partaking in this conduct within the previous year, while 43 percent of high school juniors also admitted to sending and/or receiving text messages or emails while behind the wheel of a vehicle.

"We need to teach kids, who are the most vulnerable drivers, that texting and driving don't mix," LaHood said at a Washington news conference after the results of the survey were released. To date, a total of 39 states ban texting while driving for people of all ages, and another five states ban the practice for new or novice drivers. Tennessee is one of the states that has outlawed texting for every motorist.

According to the statistics kept by the Tennessee Department of Safety, teen drivers are involved in nearly 40,000 Tennessee car accidents every year, and approximately 150 of these crashes lead to at least one fatality. The Tennessee Department of Safety also lists driver inattention as one of the top 5 causes of teen car accidents in the state. The Tennessee car crash lawyers at Michael D. Ponce & Associates encourage all motorists to avoid these distractions and to place all of their focus on their driving environments.

About Michael D. Ponce & Associates

Michael D. Ponce & Associates, PLLC, whose Web site can be found at the URL of http://www.poncelaw.com, is a law firm comprised of Tennessee personal injury lawyers who have been handling cases on behalf of clients in legal matters including personal injury and negligence, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, pedestrian accidents, DUI accidents, premises liability, swimming pool accidents, dog bite injuries, bed bug cases, wrongful death and social security disability matters.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/6/prweb9609836.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Basketball Legend Pat Summitt Leaving as Tennessee Womens Coach
2. Death From Accidental Injuries Among Kids Drops 30%: CDC
3. Dr. Arthur Slutsky, vice-president of research at St. Michaels, receives lifetime award
4. Research shows efficacy of treatment model developed at Women & Infants
5. Soy-based S-equol supplement reduces hot flash frequency, muscle & joint pain in US women
6. Vendors in Nevada, Michigan, & Illinois to be Featured on the PartyPOP.com Online Network
7. Beef & Pork Wholesaling in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld
8. Clinical news alert from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
9. FDA Issues Multiple Sclerosis Drug Alert
10. Clinical news alert: Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons May highlights
11. ESC Congress 2012 media alert
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/15/2019)... (PRWEB) , ... October 15, 2019 , ... ... with FDA’s Most Recent IFU Guidance , **An FDAnews Webinar**, Tuesday, October 29, ... Instructions for Use (IFU) guidance have on new drug applications and biologics license ...
(Date:10/15/2019)... ... 15, 2019 , ... Genomenon® announced today at the American Society ... includes incorporating the Mastermind® Genomic Search Engine into the SOPHiA Platform and ... the fingertips of clinical researchers performing genomic analysis worldwide. , The SOPHiA ...
(Date:10/11/2019)... , ... October 11, 2019 , ... Only 6% of ... three of them, as well as a female physician leading the sports medicine program. ... today’s girls who want to succeed in traditionally male-oriented fields. , Orthopedic medicine ...
(Date:10/11/2019)... ... October 11, 2019 , ... A Topping Out event was hosted ... by general contractors Adolfson & Peterson Construction. The event celebrated reaching the final height ... Road in Dallas. The first of its kind in Texas, STA’s facility will be ...
(Date:10/10/2019)... ... October 10, 2019 , ... Santa Rosa ... services for the healthcare industry, has completed the first phase of a comprehensive ... Commonwealth of The Bahamas towards a fully integrated health information management system (iHIMS). ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/10/2019)... ... , ... This World Sight Day, we honor the importance of global awareness ... announce their recent interview with Brand Manager Lynn Hicks and Accessibility Leader Sam Latif ... identify and choose effective hair care products. , Herbal Essences strives ...
(Date:10/8/2019)... ... October 08, 2019 , ... Dr. Ryan McNally, ND, MS, PA and Dr. ... Health and Medicine conference. Their presentation titled Advances in Integrative Neuropsychiatry and Functional Mental ... be used to promote brain health, and reduce the debilitating symptoms of a range ...
(Date:10/8/2019)... ... ... For many Americans, dental insurance is limited in what it covers, meaning half ... payouts are generally capped at around $1,500—which doesn’t go far. And an estimated 114 ... older. (Standard Medicare does not cover any dental work.) , When a simple exam ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: