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Distracted Driving

Solar Eclipse: Know The Risks

Published on August 18, 2017 • Last updated July 19, 2022 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Auto Insurance, Being Safe in Utah (General Safety), Community Involvement, Distracted Driving

solar eclipse

The upcoming solar eclipse is a rare and exciting event. Luckily, Utah neighbors the states that will experience its full totality. This means there will be many people traveling by car, causing much more traffic than usual. In addition, due to the numerous solar eclipse events occurring throughout the Utah valley, (for those who would…

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Distracted Driving Phone Accidents: Textalyzer

Published on June 12, 2017 • Last updated July 26, 2022 by Russ Hymas
Topics: Distracted Driving

Social Media and technology play an extremely important role in our society. Even here at Good Guys Legal, we use of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, texting, email, and other outlets daily to better inform our clients and connect with the community. With so many things competing for our attention, social media and technology can certainly be…

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Safe Thanksgiving Travel

Published on November 17, 2016 • Last updated July 26, 2022 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Car Accidents, Distracted Driving

At Good Guys Legal, we look forward to Thanksgiving every year. We cherish the opportunity to relax with our families and remember the good things in our lives. Thanksgiving is often one of the few chances many people have to visit relatives and friends in other states. Because of this, the holiday season is also travel…

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Driving Distracted? You May Not Even Know It

Published on January 28, 2016 • Last updated July 27, 2022 by Russ Hymas
Topics: Car Safety, Distracted Driving

Here’s a question: what do a delicious burger, a catchy song, and a great conversation have in common? The answer: they can all be deadly if they’re competing with the road for your attention. Not Just Texting Nowadays, when we hear the phrase “distracted driving,” our thoughts almost immediately turn to texting, calling, or otherwise…

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Don’t Let Your Smartphone Sabotage Your Driving

Published on June 24, 2015 • Last updated July 27, 2022 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Car Safety, Distracted Driving

Hand holding smartphone in a car.

  Even though we should know better, most of us use our smartphones while driving, according to a survey conducted by AT&T. As part of their “It Can Wait” campaign against distracted driving, AT&T asked smartphone users about their phone use while driving. The results are frightening. Seven out of ten users admitted to using their…

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Do You Drive Distracted?

Published on April 10, 2015 • Last updated July 27, 2022 by Russ Hymas
Topics: Current Events, Distracted Driving, Texting & Driving

using nav in car

Driving has become so routine in our lives that sometimes we think it is harmless to multitask while we commute to work or run errands. It may be as simple as changing the radio station, finishing your lunch, or sending a text message, but any distraction is dangerous. Doing anything that pulls your focus off…

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Common Car Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Published on January 12, 2015 • Last updated July 27, 2022 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Car Accidents, Car Safety, Distracted Driving, Drowsy Driving, Drunk Driving

Fender bender

What’s one thing all drivers on the road have in common? We’re all trying our best to avoid an accident. One step to becoming a better driver and avoiding accidents is being aware of the types of accidents and what you can do to minimize your chances of causing them.  Rear-end Collisions A rear-end collision…

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Texting and Driving: Why Not? Research Explains

Published on June 11, 2014 • Last updated July 28, 2022 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, Texting & Driving

using phone in car

We know we shouldn’t drive distracted. More specifically, we know we shouldn’t text and drive. We’ve known it as long as we’ve owned cell phones, but many of us still text and drive. At one point or another, everyone has been guilty of texting or otherwise being distracted while driving.  Even after the latest Distracted Driver…

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