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Should I Care About Clean Air?

Riverdale, NJ, 05/09/2017 /SubmitPressRelease123/

Most people can identify air pollution through a thick haze in the air, or through the exhaust that blows out of a car, but the concept of clean air and why it’s important may not be something that we think about often enough. But with outdoor pollution worsening in nearly every major world city, clean air and the lack of it, especially in underdeveloped countries may become a health crisis issue.

“We know that the quality of outdoor air is becoming worse every year,” stated Kevin Wood, Camfil USA Vice President Sales & Marketing. “So it is not a question of ‘if,’ but more a question of ‘when’ the crisis in air quality will hit the level where world leaders understand it as a serious health issue. For many people, air pollution makes sense in that it’s a negative thing that needs to be addressed, but it’s only when you reduce it to a human level in terms of how poor air quality affects health, that the problem is really understood.”

Outdoor Pollution Problems

According to an article published on the World Health Organization (WHO) media center site, (1) “more than 80% of people living in urban areas that monitor air pollution are exposed to air quality levels that exceed WHO limits.”

The report also found that 98 percent of major cities in countries with at least 100,000 low income and middle income residents, have an air quality index that is below WHO limits.

That figure drops to 56 percent in highly developed countries such as the U.S. and Canada, but that is still a number that should concern anyone who understands the adverse health effects of low quality air.

Indoor Air Quality

But it’s not just outdoor pollution that should concern you, because indoor air quality has also become a problem, due to a variety of pollutants generated inside commercial facilities and residences.

In fact, an article on referenced a study, which found that indoor air quality was often worse than the air found outdoors.

According to Prashant Kumar of the University of Surrey, who was one of the lead authors of the study: (2)

“From cooking residue to paints, varnishes and fungal spores, the air we breathe indoors is often more polluted than that outside.”

Without effective air filtration systems, indoor pollutants can cause a variety of health problems, including the worsening of asthma.

Reasons to Care About Clean Air

Although statistics paint a bleak picture about the downward trend of air quality, people most often respond to critical issues when it becomes more personal.

So why should you care about clean air?

There are multiple reasons, but nearly all of them are directly related to the long-term consequences of breathing contaminated air.

Per an article on the CBC News website, (3) a study found that traffic pollution may be linked to “slower cognitive development and lower memory test scores.”

Dr. Jodi Sunyer and researchers at the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology in Barcelona, conducted the study, which analyzed three factors related to memory and focus in 2,700 grade-school children every three months over a year.

Sunyer found that in schools located in highly polluted areas, cognitive development was slower than in schools in less polluted areas.

While there may be other factors involved, the study did raise concerns about the effects of breathing vehicle exhaust on the developing minds of children.

But there’s some good news on the other side of the equation.

Per an article on, a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine (4) “found that reducing air pollution improved lung health in kids ages 11 to 15.”

The study analyzed 2,000 children in five Los Angeles neighborhoods over a period of 12 years, and found that as the air quality improved, lung function also increased.

And although Los Angeles still has high levels of pollution, the city has made significant strides to reduce auto and factory emissions, which has reduced the overall level of outdoor air pollution.

So, you can see that as air pollution increases, it has a very negative effect on the cognition and the lung-capacity of children.

But it’s also true that making improvements in air quality can also have a positive effect on the mental and respiratory health of children.

Camfil Air Filters & Clean Air Solutions

The takeaway from all this is that clean air should be a human right, but in many developing countries, vulnerable groups such as children and the elderly are suffering health issues because they are exposed to harmful particulates outdoors and indoors.

For more than 50 years, Camfil has sold affordable and energy efficient air filtration products to commercial facilities. We understand how important it is to provide clean air solutions to as many people as possible.

Please visit our website to learn more about clean air, and to find out what products we offer.

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Eberstein Witherite Principal Discusses Drowsy Driving, Rest Break Rules For Truckers

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Each time a new presidential administration takes over, changes are likely to occur. And those federal changes can affect a number of industries. Lately, the American Trucking Association (ATA) has been concerned about the after-effects from the Obama administration’s efforts to tighten safety regulations for drowsy driving among commercial semi-truck drivers.

As with many things in Congress, disagreement occurred and the efforts were blocked by the majority party but that hasn’t stopped the ATA’s efforts to block state rules that would require truck drivers to take additional rest breaks. Specifically, truck drivers would be required to take two rest periods between 1 and 5 a.m. during their mandatory 35-hour-off time during the week, as well as a regulation that would have prevented truckers from driving 75 hours followed by a 35-hour break within the same week.

Following that Congressional lock on debate, many trucking safety experts are concerned about what new White House policies might mean for the trucking industry.

“Some truck drivers and others in the trucking industry believe that regulations should mostly be handled at the state level. However, many truck drivers cross state lines when they drive,” explained Eberstein Witherite Co-Founder and Principal Amy Witherite. “Furthermore, some carrier companies operate trucks in a variety of states, and a truck may be hundreds or even thousands of miles away from the company’s headquarters at the time of an accident. When each state has varying rules that govern how and when truckers can drive, confusion is bound to happen.”

There have also been disagreements at the federal and state levels regarding the regulation of autonomous trucks. For example, lawmakers in California would like to implement mandatory rules for driverless trucks. Currently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration only has voluntary guidelines.

According to the CBS News report, the ATA’s statements have prompted the chairperson of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to say “it’s going to be an open season on safety in this coming Congress.”

Trucking safety proponents also believe the ATA may pressure incoming lawmakers to increase weight limits for semi-trucks, making it legal for semis to weigh up to 90,000 pounds. Currently, the maximum weight allowed is 80,000 pounds. Safety experts also say the ATA and other industry lobbying groups may push for double trailer lengths to be extended to a maximum of 33 feet — five feet longer than current rules allow.

Whatever the results will be in Congress, as commuters driving next to these semi-trucks every day, you need to be aware and educate yourself about the laws that affect your morning and evening drive.

If you are ever in a truck wreck, Eberstein Witherite AtLanta Lawyers are ready to serve you. Hopefully, you will avoid a truck wreck by staying educated about truck laws.

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Construction Season Will See Yet More Workers Admitted To Philadelphia Hospitals


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The harsh Pennsylvania winter has come and gone, and as the weather breaks, more and more construction projects will begin in both the private and public sector.  It’s important to note the risk of injury to both workers and consumers increases drastically during this time of year.


In 2015, there were 173 fatalities to Pennsylvania workers. Construction workers accounted for the largest percentage of those deaths.


Common accidents on construction sites include slip and fall, equipment malfunctions, electrical shocks and burns, and falling debris. Along with many others these are often the result of the negligence of the supervisor on the job site. OSHA reports ten common reasons that construction accidents occur.  


In addition, as construction seasons comes underway, hospitals will see around $206.1 billion dollars in accident costs. Attorney Joel Kofsky urges Pennsylvania construction workers to use caution this summer when they are on the job. He explains, “Sometimes accidents are unavoidable. But, if you are hurt, you need to exercise good judgment to protect yourself from what can happen to you after you get hurt.”

The extent of any injury dictates when the workers can return to work. So, when construction accidents happen, recovery depends on several factors. These include the type of injury, the severity of the injury, and the length of rehabilitation.  


Attorney Kofsky also cautions workers about returning to work too early. He explains, “All too often; workers are concerned about getting back on the job so that they can pay their bills. They don’t understand that if they re-aggravate an injury, they could end up off work longer, which leads to more lost wages.”


The bottom line is very clear. The supervisor at the job site is responsible for creating a safe work environment, and if a worker gets hurt or becomes permanently disabled workers compensation is warranted.

Lost wages that are a result of a construction site accident can significantly hurt Pennsylvania families and the first thing to do is contact an attorney right away to ensure you are getting the compensation you deserve.

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Airline Accident Lawyer – Disney Gets Federal Approval To Fly Drones

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Aviation accidents are complicated cases that typically involve both state and federal law says New York Aviation Accident Lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter

If you plan on visiting Disney World or any other Disney-owned resort or theme park soon, look up—you’re likely to see a drone whizzing above.

In November 2016, Disney won approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to use drones in its parks through 2020. The FAA also gave Disney permission to fly drones in its parks at night, stating that Disney “established adequate mitigations for risks.”

Disney says it will follow specific safety rules when flying its drones. The theme park giant says it will keep drones at least 100 feet away from park visitors at all times and will largely restrict flight paths to areas over water and above restricted zones where people generally don’t venture. The drones will also fly no higher than 150 feet, which keeps them out of the path of manned aircraft.

The FAA granted permission for the drones through 2020, however, the agency reserves the right to revoke permission at any time during this four-year period.

Disney is famous for many things, including its no-fly zone—something no other theme park or resort in the United States enjoys. According to one drone litigation lawyer, the FAA’s decision to grant Disney a no-fly zone was controversial due in part to its exclusivity. According to Disney, the no-fly zone is important for national security, as the company’s parks attract some of the largest crowds in the country.

However, critics of the no-fly zone say Disney’s push for a no-fly zone was motivated by its desire to stop aerial advertisers from flying over its parks. Unlike other companies and events who have been granted no-fly zones, Disney’s zone is active at all times, including when the park is closed. Now, Disney and only Disney will have permission to violate the no-fly zone within specific limits.  

In addition to being allowed to fly at night, Disney’s drones will emit light as part of the parks’ entertainment shows. The drones must weigh less than 10 pounds and go no faster than seven miles per hour.

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If you have been hurt on a flight or on the ground in an airline accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other losses. Aviation accidents are complicated cases that typically involve both state and federal law. It’s important to choose wisely when selecting a lawyer to represent your interests.

Call New York City airline accident lawyer, Jonathan C. Reiter, to get a free case evaluation today. You can reach us through our online contact form, or by calling 866-324-9211.

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How Harmful Is the Air Quality on Planes?

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Although we tend to focus a lot on the outdoor pollution that is plaguing many major cities throughout the world, indoor air quality is also a big problem, and that includes the air you breathe when you fly on an airplane. Air quality on planes can affect your health in ways that you may not even realize.

“The problem with air quality on planes is that you are really talking about incubating pollutants that are generated inside the cabin,” stated Kevin Wood, Camfil USA Vice President Sales & Marketing. “And without an air filtration system, passengers can inhale or swallow these pollutants, which are capable of worsening respiratory problems such as asthma. So, it’s important for airline passengers to understand what determines the quality of air inside an airplane.”

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) article, potential cabin air hazards include: (1)

Carbon monoxide
Carbon dioxide
Communicable diseases from passengers who are ill
Pressurization changes that affect cabin air circulation

And according to a piece published on the Association of Flight Attendants website, (2) there are other sources of airplane cabin pollution, including ‘bio effluents,” which enter the air when you exhale:

“….your breath contains all kinds of gases and vapors, such as carbon dioxide, ethanol and aldehydes…[and] water droplets in your breath or in a sneeze or cough can transport bacteria or viruses into the air. Meanwhile, you are busy shedding skin particles that can also serve to transport bacteria and viruses, and your digestive system is busy generating gases.”

And here’s something you probably didn’t know.

Although there are engineering standards that recommend levels of air filtration for airplanes there is no federal requirement for airplanes to install air filters, so that means that the air in many cabins may not be filtered or cleaned in any way, exposing you to harmful particulates.

Toxic Fumes Becoming an Issue

The issue of air quality on planes became a big issue recently when four flight attendants filed a lawsuit against Boeing, accusing the aircraft giant of negligence regarding the presence of toxic fumes inside an aircraft’s cabin.

Per an article in USA Today, (3) the four flight attendants were all working an Alaska Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing after toxic fumes escaped into the cabin.

When the plane landed, all four flight attendants were rushed to a hospital, and two of them lost consciousness while the plane was still in flight.

The four filed suit against Boeing – a supplier of planes for Alaska Airlines – for “exposing them and the plane’s passengers to toxic fumes that seep into the plane’s ventilation system.”

As the article explained, the majority of airplanes receive ventilation through outside air that circulates through the aircraft’s engines into the cabin. This is known as the “bleed air system,” and is used in a wide variety of aircraft to generate clean air inside a cabin.

But if something goes awry, such as a broken seal inside an engine, then oil can contaminate the air that flows into the cabin.

The flight attendant’s lawsuit accuses Boeing of being aware of the issue since the 1950s, but not doing anything to fix the problem.

What’s more concerning, however, is that the bleed air system can create contaminated air in a cabin without black smoke blowing into the cabin, which means passengers can easily inhale toxic air and not be aware of it.

That’s the reason that part of the lawsuit asked for Boeing to install air quality sensors to alert pilots that bad air is circulating throughout the cabin.

And according to an article in Gizmodo, (4) bad air quality on planes can cause symptoms such as “…irritation to the eyes, nose and throat, headaches, light-headedness and dizziness, fatigue, weakness, generally feeling unwell, confusion and difficulties in concentration.”

The challenge for health care experts trying to make the case that air quality on planes can be hazardous to public health, is that there are not many passengers who report these types of symptoms to their doctors, so there is very little anecdotal evidence.

In most cases, flight attendants are the ones who report their symptoms, and unless they file lawsuits, it is doubtful that the quality of air inside plane cabins will be as publicized as it needs to be to help protect passengers.

Providing Solutions

Energy efficient air filtration solutions  can help eliminate a significant amount of pollutants from airplane cabins. Most airliners are designed with HEPA filters to clean the air recirculated within the airplanes. Sometimes the filters are removed by the air carriers because moving air through the filters uses energy which costs the airlines additional fuel dollars. Most apply the filters properly for the protection of their customers and employees.

At Camfil, we have also developed products specifically designed to reduce the pollution generated in the airports. Our goal is to protect people in the airports and after they step into the airliner cabin.

Please visit our catalog to learn more about our air filters at airports and how they can help generate clean air solutions.

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Charged With A Crime? Stay Off Social Media

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If you have a Facebook page or Twitter account (or both), you’re not alone. The number of social media users has exploded over the past decade. Recent statistics reveal that 78 percent of people in the United States have one or more social media accounts. Facebook had 1 billion users as of 2016, and Twitter had 320 million the same year.

People use social media to broadcast all sorts of details about their lives — from children’s photos to what they cooked for dinner.

If you’ve been charged with a crime, however, using social media can be damaging for your criminal defense case.

Police Use Social Media Too

It seems like just about everyone is online, including the police. One survey reveals that four in five police departments now use social media as a tool in criminal investigations.

In 2012, CNN reported that a growing number of police departments are turning to Facebook to catch criminals. Police also use the social network to gather evidence against people suspected of criminal activity.

In a specific case, police gathered enough information online to arrest 71 people involved in gang-related offenses.

Be Careful What You Post Online

Furthermore, the things you share online can end up costing you big in a criminal defense case. Over the years, many people have inadvertently lost their freedom due to oversharing on the internet.

In Florida, a man was charged with 142 felony counts after posting photos depicting him with guns, cash, and stolen items on his Instagram account.

Interestingly, psychologists have linked criminals’ social sharing to a psychological condition that predates the internet. Mental health experts say that some people have a compulsion to “brag” about their crimes. Other people crave attention, even if it’s negative attention. This psychological phenomenon might explain why some serial killers and other criminals “sign” their crimes by leaving behind identifying information, such as symbols or other calling cards.

Talk to Your Lawyer — Not the Internet

If you’re facing criminal charges, the best policy is to stay off social media. The only person you should speak to about your case is your criminal defense lawyer. Remember that just because your social media accounts are “private” does not mean the posts and photos you share online are secret.

Police and prosecutors look for any evidence they can find, and you can be sure they will search online for any details you post. Don’t make their jobs easier by sharing information that could hurt your case.


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Work Zone Accidents Are On the Rise According To Philly Accident Lawyer

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Many times, these work zone crashes result in serious injury for both drivers and construction workers. The increase in accidents may be, in part, due to distracted drivers and failure to take work safety precautions. However, many accidents can be attributed to negligence in the work zone.


82% of work zone fatalities are drivers or passengers. Failure to post proper signage, especially for highway construction, are the most common type of work zone negligence. In 28% of all crashes, speeding in the work area was a factor. Among worker fatalities, the leading cause was being hit by a construction vehicle followed by being struck with building materials.


To cut down on work zone related accidents and fatalities, the DOT is placing more emphasis on reaching out to the public and educating them about safety in work zones. However, this plan may be proving to be statistically ineffective. As the number of improvement projects increase, spending is not growing at a steady rate. Funding may be cut by as much as 6% in 2017. That lack of funding has to show up somewhere. It could be in less signage, workers that have not been trained in proper safety procedures, or failure to spend the time setting up safety precautions for smaller, rural jobs.


Philadelphia accident attorney Joel Kofsky advises, “To protect yourself, be wary of construction zones. With the help of a traffic app on your phone or the standard 511 traffic hotline for your area, you can learn where to expect road construction zones. If the road work crews have failed to set out proper or damaged signage, you now know what to look for. That knowledge, along with standard safe driving practices, can save your life and help reduce road work fatalities overall. “


As a driver, remember to keep your speed down in work zones and avoid any distractions. Turn the radio off and wait to check your phone. Avoid changing lanes, watch out for the other drivers, but keep an eye on the construction crew, too. Remaining patient as well as vigilant is key to keeping you safe.


If you or someone you know has been in a work zone accident, reach out for legal help immediately.


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SCOTUS Refuses To Hear Trucking Sleep Apnea Case

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According to WebMD, sleep apnea is a “serious sleep disorder” that interrupts an individual’s breathing during sleep. So why would the U.S. Supreme Court be involved with sleep apnea?

The trucking industry.

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case involving a trucking carrier company’s sleep apnea program. The case, Parker v. Crete Carrier Corp, involved an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) challenge in which a truck driver claimed that the trucking company he worked for discriminated against him in violation of the ADA by requiring him to undergo sleep apnea testing due to his weight. The trucking carrier’s policy was to require all drivers with a body mass index (BMI) of 35 or above to undergo the testing.

High Court Defers to Lower Court in Trucking Sleep Apnea Case

The truck driver who brought the discrimination lawsuit said he did not suffer from sleep apnea and shouldn’t be required to submit to testing simply because of his weight. The driver claimed in his lawsuit that his employer took him “out of service” after he refused to comply with a sleep study per the company’s testing requirements.

The trucker also claimed Crete Carrier fired him for refusing to take the test, even after he supplied a written note from his personal physician certifying that he didn’t suffer from sleep apnea..

Both the federal district court in Nebraska and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the carrier company in deciding that the testing requirements were necessary due to the nature of the trucker’s job, which made the testing permissible under the ADA.

The truck driver appealed his case to the U.S. Supreme Court, which said it will not hear the case. This means that the lower court’s decision stands. Amy Witherite, 1800TruckWreck co-founder and principal, said, “Currently, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, which sets federal rules for the trucking industry, does not require carrier companies to test for sleep apnea. However, the agency does recommend that all carrier companies conduct sleep apnea testing for truckers with a BMI of 33 or higher.”

The Dangers of Sleep Apnea on the Road

Although the FMCSA doesn’t have an official rule that makes sleep apnea testing in the trucking industry mandatory, research shows that sleep apnea is a serious condition that can make people drowsy behind the wheel. For this reason, many carrier companies have policies in place that require their drivers to undergo testing for the condition.

According to WebMD, sleep apnea is a “serious sleep disorder” in which an individual’s breathing is interrupted during sleep. In some cases, the condition occurs in people who are overweight, or who have a large neck circumference.

When the body stops breathing during sleep, it can reduce or stop blood flow to the brain, resulting in disturbances in sleep and chronically poor sleep that leaves a person feeling tired all the time. In extreme cases, sleep apnea can also cause sudden death.

If you have been injured in a semi-truck accident, or you have lost a loved one in a tractor-trailer crash, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries or losses. Don’t wait to speak to an attorney about your case. Call an experienced Texas truck accident lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your options.




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Eberstein Witherite Joins K104 to Benefit Women Called Moses at Charity Bowl-A-Thon

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On May 11, Eberstein Witherite will join K104 as they bring the Dallas/Fort Worth area the 2017 DeDe’s Charity Bowl-A-Thon benefitting Women Called Moses, a non-profit organization that assists survivors of domestic abuse through education and advocacy services. Eberstein Witherite, the home of 1-800-Car-Wreck and 1-800-Truck-Wreck, will not only participate in the Bowl-A-Thon but also will give a financial donation to the organization geared to help the many families Women Called Moses serves on a daily basis.

“This is one of the events that we look forward to the most during the year,” said Amy Witherite, founding partner of the Dallas-based law firm of Eberstein Witherite. “We are proud to stand with K104 for the fourth consecutive year and support this worthy cause. Women Called Moses is a fantastic organization that is doing a tremendous job helping get domestic abuse survivors back on their feet so they have the opportunity to live full lives. We couldn’t think of a better way to spend an evening.”

Women Called Moses was established to help victims of domestic violence find a safe haven while trying to rebuild their lives. The organization provides education and support for women and children who have suffered domestic abuse, including emergency housing, counseling programs, life skills, crisis counseling, transitional support, long-term support, court advocacy and anger management.

This year’s event will take place on May 11 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Alley Cats, located at 2008 W. Pleasant Ridge Rd, Arlington, TX 76015. Registration begins at 6:15 p.m. and K104 listeners can register to bowl with their favorite radio personality by visiting

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NYC Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses Millennials As The “Worst Behaved Drivers”

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These days, stories about millennials are just about everywhere you look. Although the parameters vary, the millennial generation is estimated to include those born between roughly 1982 and 2004. As the largest living generation — now numbering close to 80 million — millennials are powerful consumers who make up the bulk of today’s workforce.

According to a recent AAA study, this is problematic, as research reveals that millennials are also the “worst behaved drivers” on the road.

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Report

Released in 2017, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Report states that 88 percent of “young millennials engaged in at least one risky behavior behind the wheel in the past 30 days.”  

These risky behaviors included:

Texting and driving
Running red lights

The report coincides with data showing that traffic deaths have increased. In 2015, traffic fatalities in the U.S. had jumped seven percent — the largest single-year increase in 50 years.

The researchers behind the study said they were alarmed to discover that some of the drivers between the ages of 19 and 24 “believe that their dangerous driving behavior is acceptable.”

When it comes to dangerous driving behaviors, age plays a prominent role. According to the AAA report, the risk posed by a millennial behind the wheel is much higher than the risk posed by an older driver, or even a teen driver.

Percentage of drivers who admitted to engaging in a risky driving behavior within the past 30 days:

Ages 16-18: 69.3 percent
Ages 19 to 24: 88.4 percent
Ages 25-39: 79.2 percent
Ages 40-59: 75.2 percent

NYC Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses Injuries Caused by Distracted Drivers  

New York City auto accident lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter states, “Of course, not every driver who falls within the millennial generation is dangerous behind the wheel. The report merely shows that overall statistics reveal a higher level of risky behavior among certain age groups. No matter how old you are, it’s important to put your phone down while you drive, and to obey the traffic laws designed to keep everyone safe on the road.”  

The AAA report also reveals that drivers between the ages of 19 and 24 were 1.6 times more likely than drivers in other age groups to have read a text message or email while driving. If you have been injured by a distracted driver or a motorist who was engaged in another type of risky driving behavior at the time of the accident, talk to a New York City auto accident lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your case.


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