If you missed WBOY’s segment featuring Attorney Dino Colombo on Tuesday night’s six o’clock news, be sure to watch these videos online so you have important information on how to protect you and your family on the road this summer.
Dino Colombo, the founding partner of Colombo Law, discussed the dangers that distracted driving has for the driver, the passengers, and bystanders. On the segment, Dino Colombo discusses that the Apple Watch could distract drivers because it is right there in front of him or her. Mr. Colombo suggests for drivers to remove the watch while driving if it is too much of a distraction.
Dino Colombo also discusses what AAA termed “100 Deadliest Days”. AAA has found that the days and months between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the most dangerous for teenage drivers. Mr. Colombo states the need for teen drivers to limit distractions while in the car by not using cell phones or other handheld devices. Additionally, Dino Colombo mentions that a driver is more likely to be distracted when there are more passengers in the car. It is important for teenagers to be aware of these risks and take steps to prevent distracted driving. He urges people to wear their seatbelts and take other safety precautions to save lives and prevent injury.