Relaxation of trucking regulations could lead to more accidents

When it comes to driving, tiredness kills. Large trucks cause more accidents than any other vehicle type. So, it is vital for everyone’s safety, including the truck drivers themselves, that people who drive trucks for a living get adequate sleep and rest.  To protect everyone, there are laws in place governing how many hours a […]

Two-sided coin: fed safety regulators’ car-crash statistics

What’s in a number? A common adage stresses that “statistics don’t lie.” That might be true, but what they seek to spotlight is also often susceptible of differing interpretations. Take a recent number highlighted by America’s preeminent traffic safety organization, for example. A look at U.S. motor vehicle fatalities during 2019 Safety regulators from the […]

Georgia’s empty roads entice speeders

Georgia’s beautiful roadways have always attracted enthusiastic motorists. Whether taking I-75 north out of Atlanta toward Chattahoochee National Forest or cruising down I-95 along the coast, drivers will find miles of road to enjoy. Today, these roads stand much emptier than they did last spring. The temporary lockdown keeps the majority of residents safe inside […]

What to do immediately following a car accident in Atlanta

Car accidents are stressful experiences. The sudden impact can shock drivers into a daze, and any resulting injuries may cause panic. Many Georgia motorists may have trouble remembering what to do after an accident and what information they must collect. Understanding what to do immediately after a wreck is vital to establishing a liability defense […]

The Hands-Free Georgia Act passed in 2018 to deal with the problem

Many drivers on Georgia’s roads are not paying attention. More people drive while talking, texting and messaging on their phones. To do those things, people must take their hands off the wheel and their eyes off the road. That negligence caused accidents, injuries and deaths. It became illegal to: Have an electronic device in your […]

Pedestrian deaths reach highest level in 30 years

Newly released statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show a disturbing increase in the number of pedestrians killed along American roadways in 2018. The new report says while pedestrian and cyclist deaths rose significantly last year, overall, the total number of traffic fatalities across the U.S. fell by 2.4%. Key takeaways from […]

Tips For Driving Safely During The Holidays

Every year, thousands of Atlanta residents brave bad weather, high gas prices and crazy drivers to spend time with friends and family. The holidays are a perfect time to relax and have fun, but during these special times, it’s still important to protect your loved ones. Impaired Driving During Holidays Alcohol-related traffic accidents increase by […]

Atlanta Drinks And Drives

The effects of drunk driving are devastating. Intoxicated drivers endanger innocent lives every time they hit the road. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that Americans drive under the influence more frequently than expected. Based on a large number of self-reporters who admitted to drunk while intoxicated in the previous month, the CDC […]