The 411 on Distracted Driving and Types of Tickets That Could Result- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA, describes three main types of distracted driving:
- Visual — taking your eyes off the road
- Manual — taking you hands of the wheel
- Cognitive — taking your mind off what you’re doing
Additionally, the NHTSA describe distracted driving as any activity that could divert a driver’s attention away from the primary task of driving. Types of distractions include:
- Using a cell phone or smartphone
- Eating and drinking
- Talking to passengers
- Reading, including maps
- Using a navigation system
- Watching a video
- Adjusting a radio, CD player, or MP3 player
Tickets for distracted driving are mostly given for cell phone and texting violations, however at TicketKick, we have many drivers every month come to us for help with a traffic ticket, and we’ve seen just about every unlikely scenario, including a driver get a ticket for having a dog on his lap! The penalties for distracted driving tickets can vary from a minor cell phone ticket (that carries no point and a fine of less than $200) to a major reckless driving ticket (that carries 2 points and a $600 fine or jail time. - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets
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This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.