Accident Investigation Expert Witnesses & Distracted Drivers

Accident investigation expert witnesses may provide reports concerning crash investigations, distracted drivers, and skid mark analysis. Statistics in the US suggest that distraction contributes to 16% of all fatal crashes. AAA tells us that drivers spend more than half their time focused on things other than driving, e.g. eating, attending to children, and music devices, etc. At Malman, personal injury lawyers write on how to prove texting and driving, including:

Even if a cautious cell phone user deletes their text messages, law enforcement officials can contact the user’s mobile service provider and view the timestamps for any text messages sent or received. Many auto accident lawyers have been able to use cell phone records to prove that a driver was using their phone during an accident.

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