With Uber and Lyft becoming a mainstream convenience, most people don't think twice when getting into a ride share vehicle. The number one concern is getting from point A to point B in a fast, cost-efficient manner. However, what ride share passengers don't think about is what happens if they get into an auto accident during their trip.
How drivers act in work zones greatly impacts the safety of road construction workers. Workers can suffer major injuries if they are struck by drivers who are speeding or engaging in other unsafe conduct, and these sustained injuries could change a construction worker's life in fundamental and far-reaching ways.
When driving, it is important to be aware of what is happening around you. Therefore, it is important to keep your eyes focused on the road when behind the wheel. However, distracted driving goes well beyond using your cell phone. While there are several distractions that could present themselves on the road, these distractions are easy to avoid: