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Head-in-the-Clouds Driving More Responsible For Car Crashes Than Cell Phones?

The latest studies showing what driving behaviors are most dangerous and end up leading to the highest number of fatalities surprisingly blames daydreaming as five times more apt to be responsible for fatal accidents as talking or texting on a cell phone.

Erie Insurance Group recently released a study that concluded that from 2010-2011, approximately 65,000 people were killed in fatal car accidents.

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photo by Chad Davis

The Erie study then estimated that 1 in 10 drivers were killed because of distracted driving.

They deciphered that out of these distractions, daydreaming winded up causing fatal car crashes five times more often than talking or texting on cell phones.

These latest revelations can be shocking to anyone. If you’re in an accident and need a car accident attorney, contact us today to learn more.

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