“Driving while distracted can be deadly. As lawyers, parents and leaders in our community, we have an obligation to drive safely without being distracted. We are the ones who set the example for others to follow.” Joel Feldman’s article, “Lawyers Have Responsibility to Exemplify Distraction-Free Driving” was featured in The Legal Intelligencer on Friday, August 8, 2014.
“Texting while driving is illegal in Pennsylvania. There is currently no other activity involving the handheld use of electronic devices that is illegal in Pennsylvania, but that does not mean that use of these devices while driving, for purposes other than texting, is safe. As lawyers, we are busy, trying to be as productive as we can, and often are traveling in our cars. It is not just teens, our children, who seek instant access and responses. Our cars can become extensions of our offices and many lawyers will drive while distracted, texting, reading or sending emails, or accessing the Internet on cellphones. As lawyers, parents and leaders in our communities, we have an obligation to drive safely and minimize distractions, setting an example for others to follow.”… [Read the Full Article]