Sussex County Commercial Auto Insurance and Distracted Driving
Distracted driving has been on the rise as a major cause for car crashes. With the emergence of smart phones and applications that allow for immediate communication, it is easier than ever to be tempted to multitask while driving, even by employees. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in the year 2012, there were 3,328 people killed in the United States due to distracted driving crashes.
Accidents become 23 times more likely when driving distracted. According to NewJersey.com, between the years of 2004 and 2013, 1.4 million crashes involved driver inattention.
Distracted driving can affect anyone, and there are a number of factors that can play into collisions. Talking on the phone, texting, conversing with passengers and eating can all be causes for crashes. Furthermore, distracted driving does not only affect individuals but companies as well.
Businesses that send employees out on errands should consider getting a solid New Jersey commercial auto insurance plan. Whether an employee drives his own vehicle or a company car, your business can be held liable should a crash occur. Sussex County commercial auto insurance protects your business against financial loss if you or one of your employees have an accident.
At Tri State Insurance Company, we know how important it is to have an insurance plan you can feel confident in should a crash occur. With a Tri State auto insurance plan, your company can rest assured that any medical payments, lost income, legal bills and other expenses will be covered in an accident.
In addition, Tri State Business Insurance policies can cover theft, vandalism, flood damage, accidents and more. Remember while driving to keep your attention on the road, and don’t hesitate to contact Tri State Insurance Agency today to learn more about how you and your company can be protected.