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Distracted Driving: What Causes it, How to Avoid it and How to Defend Against a Claim of Driver Distraction


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Practice Area:
Trucking Law
Speakers:
Clarence C. Easterday |  Nancy Grugle, CHFP |  Jennifer Parrott
Duration:
1 Hour 19 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
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Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.


Description

Session Description: 

Distracted driving is the largest contributing factor to motor vehicle accidents and can significantly impact the value of a case. If you’re a motor carrier, driver, or represent motor carriers and drivers, this webinar is for you. Come listen as a trucking industry professional, a human factors expert, and a seasoned trucking attorney discuss how distracted driving can cause avoidable accidents, what motor carriers and drivers can do to prevent distracted driving accidents, and how distracted driving can alter your litigation strategy and impact the valuation of your case.


Who Should Attend?

  •   Attorneys representing clients in connection with auto accident or commercial motor vehicle accident cases; and
  • Industry professionals and clients who are interested in learning what causes distracted driving and how to avoid it.

What will you learn? 

  • How distracted driving has impacted the trucking industry;
  • How drivers can become distracted while driving and how these distractions can be avoided;
  • Effective strategies that motor carriers and drivers can take to try and avoid distracted driving accidents from happening;
  • The impact distracted driving can have on your case; and
  • How to defend against a distracted driving claim.

Credits

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Course Materials

Speaker

Clarence C. Easterday Related seminars and products

Western Express Inc


Clarence C. Easterday is the Executive Advisor for Western Express, Inc., a Nashville, Tennessee based transportation company. Clarence started his transportation career with Schneider National Carriers in 1984 and joined Western Express in 2002. His responsibilities at Western Express included supervision of safety programs, insurance program design and purchasing, claims, some human resource functions, and working with defense counsel to develop case strategy.


Nancy Grugle, CHFP Related seminars and products

Exigent Group Ltd


Dr. Nancy Grugle is a Board Certified Human Factors Professional (CHFP) with over 20 years of academic, research and industry experience in human factors engineering. Her areas of specialization include fatigue, sleep deprivation and drowsy driving as well as distracted driving, looming, visibility/conspicuity and driver behavior. Dr. Grugle has conducted hundreds of investigations on cases involving these issues as well as cases involving transportation safety (expectancy and positive guidance), autonomous vehicles, and work zone safety.


Jennifer Parrott Related seminars and products

Drew, Eckl & Farnham


Jennifer Parrott, a Partner at Drew, Eckl & Farnham's Atlanta office, focuses her practice in civil litigation and represents individuals, corporations, and insurance companies in state and federal courts. Her practice includes an emphasis on general liability and insurance litigation, transportation/trucking law, personal injury, products liability, and commercial litigation.


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