Drivers often recognize that various behaviors can lead to a collision, from driving over the speed limit to getting in the car after drinking too much or failing to stop at a sign. While these are all serious problems that cause many accidents each year, there are many other reasons why motor vehicle collisions keep happening. In fact, some accidents are caused by factors that are less common and not always given as much attention. For example, there are a number of ways in which playing music in a vehicle can cause a crash.
Distracted driving is a major problem across the country and while cell phones and other behaviors are common distractions, music is another one that should not be overlooked. Music can cause a driver to become distracted in many ways, from adjusting the volume to turning the radio station or putting in a cd. Moreover, some drivers play music with their phone and other electronic devices, which can also take their attention away from the road. In addition to these concerns, loud music can also prevent a driver from hearing what is going on around them, such as another driver honking their horn. Moreover, it can even distract other drivers on the road, especially if it is being played very loudly.
If you were hit by a driver who was distracted because of music or any other reason, you should not think twice about standing up for your rights. Head to the accidents page on our site for more traffic collision information.