Atlanta natives are not accustomed to snowy weather. So during what has been one of the coldest and wettest winters in years, it is important for motorists to prioritize safety.
As a driver in Georgia who has gotten into an accident before, you should be aware of the fact that injuries may sometimes appear long after the initial impact. You could be waiting days, weeks or months before you see signs of potential problems that stem from the crash.
Traffic signs and speed limits are implemented on the roads in Atlanta, and throughout Georgia, to regulate traffic. Further, these types of measures also help ensure the safety of the drivers on those roads. When motorists disregard such signs and speed limits, however, it may catch other drivers unprepared. As a result, they may be involved in auto accidents. Collisions such as these could lead to serious injuries or death for those involved.
Drivers in Georgia are likely aware of direct collisions, otherwise known as head-on collisions. These accidents occur when one car hits another from the front, and because of the angle of impact, they can be extremely dangerous.
Georgia drivers such as yourself have likely heard of rollover accidents before, but you may not know many of the statistics relating to them. For example, when do rollover accidents occur and how common are they?
Georgian drivers such as yourself face many distractions during your drive, and they can come from your environment or from yourself and the people around you. But what are the most common forms of distraction?
If you were recently involved in an accident that was caused by an intoxicated driver, you may be struggling with many problems. However, it is crucial to do everything in your ability to work towards a solution, if possible, and hold the reckless driver accountable. At Garland, Samuel & Loeb, we are committed to helping our clients restore some normalcy in their lives and move on from the accident as much as they can. In Atlanta, Georgia, intoxicated drivers have turned too many lives upside down and shouldn't be able to get away with their irresponsible actions.
Winter is a beautiful season but it can make the roads treacherous for drivers in Atlanta. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Road Management Program states that 22 percent of the over 5 million car crashes that occur each year are caused by weather conditions. These conditions include rain, fog, sleet, snow and ice. To reduce their risk of getting into a collision, drivers should adhere to four tips.
If you have been in a car accident before, it’s possible that you have also had to deal with concussions before. You probably know about the short term consequences of concussions, but are there long term effects that you should be on the lookout for?
Car accidents can leave the driver or passengers injured and unable to care for themselves. Because of this, Georgians may wish to have basic first-aid knowledge when it comes to the treatment of injuries such as broken or fractured bones so they can help others in need at the scene of an accident.