There are approximately five billion cell phones in use today, across the globe. The advantages of cellphone technology span an enormous range, from enabling parents to keep track of their children to helping African farmers purchase crop insurance. While the use of a hand-held cell phone while driving is extremely dangerous and now illegal in most states in the country, having a cell phone can be immeasurably helpful at the scene of a traffic accident.
When venturing out in a car it is a good idea to carry a fully charged phone. Many cell phones and smartphones now have chargers that can be adapted to charge from an electrical point in the car, such as a cigarette lighter fuse point.
If you are in a traffic accident, use your cell phone to:
There will soon be more cell phones than people on the planet. While there may be some disadvantages to this invention (such as the temptation to use it while driving), it can help you preserve important data at the scene of an accident. If you have been injured in a car accident, call the Palm Harbor Law Office of Paul B. Genet, P.A. at 727-538-8865 or contact us online.