Colorado Springs, CO personal injury attorney Jason Landress was recently featured on KOAA as an advocate for harsher texting while driving penalties in the state. The article discusses the very real problem of distracted driving in Colorado and the sad consequences.
Online PR News – 10-April-2014 – Colorado Springs, Colo. – Colorado Springs, CO Ė Personal injury attorney Jason Landress of [http://searsassociates.com] Sears & Associates, P.C., a law firm in Colorado Springs, Colorado, supports the push for harsher penalties for texting while driving.
KOAA-TV, Channel 5, recently published an article featuring an interview with Jason Landress, who discusses the very real problem of distracted driving in Colorado and the sad consequences of such action. The full article and video can be found on the KOAA website [http://www.koaa.com/news/efforts-to-make-tougher-penalties-for-texting-while-driving/].
“We deal with the way a personís life is changed forever because someone decided to pick up their phone in a car.”
"I donít think that people realize that last year texting and driving accounted for more deaths and injuries than did DUI," Mr. Landress said in the report. "We deal with the way a personís life is changed forever because someone decided to pick up their phone in a car."
Landress wants to raise awareness of the issue and encourage lawmakers to up the penalties for texting while drivingócurrently set at a $50 in Colorado.
To learn more about the consequences of texting while driving in Colorado, visit www.distraction.gov or the Sears & Associates, P.C. law firm blog [http://searsassociates.com/blog].
Personal injury attorney Jason Landress is a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and was selected as a Top 40 Lawyer Under 40 by the American Society of Legal Advocates in 2013.
About Sears & Associates, P.C.: Sears & Associates, P.C. is a law firm located in Colorado Springs, Colorado whose attorneys focus on personal injury cases (auto accidents, trucking injuries, bicycle injuries, spinal/brain injuries, ski accidents) and business disputes. The firmís attorneys have been helping clients in all regions of Colorado for over 39 years and are proud to serve clients all across the Front Range.