Saturday morning, a man driving near West Loop 1604, near Wiseman Blvd was killed in an 18-wheeler crash. Around 7 a.m. police say Jose M. Moreno crashes into the rear of a parked 18-wheeler with his pick-up truck. The 18-wheeler was waiting for a client to unload, when Moreno crashed into him, trapping himself under the 18-wheeler.
Firefighters rushed to the scene and attempted life-saving measures. While this was occurring, police say Moreno’s cell phone was actively playing a youtube video. Police also say they believe Moreno was speeding. Distracted driving is one of the most dangerous things a person can do. Of course, we’ve all been behind someone who has been on their phone, instead of paying attention to the road. Sometimes we see people checking their phones at a red light. This might seem innocent, but the consequences can be significant. Even with advances in technology made to reduce fatalities, haven’t stopped the rise of accidents caused by distracted drivers.
Unfortunately, no amount of laws will stop prevent people from driving while distracted. However, there are steps you can take to make sure you don’t become distracted yourself. Simple things like not eating while driving, or turning off your phone when driving can help tremendously. Many peoples come with driving modes preinstalled. That way, you can simply stop notifications from annoying you while you’re behind the wheel.
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