In Connecticut, it is illegal to text or use a cell phones while driving. If a person causes an accident while texting or using a cell phone he will be held responsible for all injuries and losses caused by that accident. To be sure you are properly compensated for an accident caused by someone texting or using a cell phone you will need the help of a car accident attorney
Attorney George W. Ganim Jr. has vast knowledge on laws about texting and cell phone usage while driving. If you are in an accident with someone who was texting or using a cell phone while driving in Connecticut, then you should consult with him immediately.
LAW FOR CELL PHONE USE IN CONNECTICUT
As per the law in Connecticut, all drivers are prohibited from using handheld cell phones while they are driving. It is presumed by the law that if you hold the cell phone near your ear, that means you are making a phone call.
The law does however permits the following:
- Use of speaker phone
- Use of Bluetooth wireless device
- Use of wired headset
- Getting a car kit installed
LAW RELATED TO TEXTING IN CONNECTICUT
All drivers are prohibited from typing, sending or reading a text message with any handheld mobile phone or any electronic device. There are exceptions for emergency calls and those calls which are made using a hands-free device.
CONTACT ATTORNEY GEORGE W. GANIM JR.
If you get in an accident with someone who was texting or using a cell phone, then contact Ganim Injury Lawyers. They will provide you the attention and support you need. They have experienced and skilled car accident injury attorneys.