“That’s Like Covering the Length of a Football Field Blindfolded”

April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month.  Why?  Consider these responses to recent surveys[1] of distracting activities while driving: 2/3  admit to driving while talking on cell phones. 1/3  sent or read text messages while driving. 15%  had “a romantic encounter” while driving. 9%  combed or styled their hair while driving. 8%  applied makeup while driving…. Read more »

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month 

  Distracted driving is any activity that diverts a person’s attention from the primary task of driving. All forms of distracted driving endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety.At any given daylight moment across America, approximately 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving, a number that has held steady since 2010…. Read more »

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Check out www.braininjurymn.org/events/bia-month.php to find out how you can participate in Brain Injury Awareness. Kauffman Law Firm is a member of and actively involved in the Rochester Area Brain Injury Community Committee and the Brain Injury Alliance of Minnesota.

Rochester Man Dies Several Days After Bicycle Accident

Bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as cars, trucks, and motorcycles.  As result, bicyclists are subject to the same traffic laws and rules of the road as cars, trucks, and motorcycles.  However, bicycle trails are becoming more popular.  As a result, to avoid bicycle accidents and pedestrian accidents, bicyclists, pedestrians, and other users of… Read more »

9 Year Old Dies in Rochester Car Crash

Authorities say that a 9-year-old boy was killed in a wrong-way crash because a man was driving on a Rochester street under the influence of alcohol. The driver in the Rochester car accident is now facing a number of charges that include criminal vehicular operation and criminal vehicular homicide. According to the Police Report, the… Read more »