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4 killed in multi-car accident in Georgia

It is certainly not uncommon to hear about car accidents between two or three cars on Fulton County highways, but every once and a while, a serious collision occurs that involves more than a handful of cars. These types of crashes can be potentially life-threatening because of the number of people involved and the amount of emergency personnel needed to take care of the victims.

Banning cell phone use while driving may reduce car accidents

In the state of Georgia, texting while driving a motor vehicle is against the law, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. However, it is still legal for drivers to talk on a cell phone as long as they are over the age of 18. The exceptions to this are school bus drivers who are not permitted to use a cell phone while the bus is in motion or while passengers are getting on or off the bus. While these laws are important and can reduce the number of car accidents that occur because of drivers being distracted, it can be argued that the use of cell phones should be banned all together.

Authorities believe hit-and-run accident on I-75 was accidental

In most fatal car accidents that take place in Georgia and the rest of the country, the driver responsible for the accident is aware of the damage he or she caused. For this reason, hit-and-run drivers often face harsh criminal sentences when they are found. In rare cases, however, it may be possible for a driver to cause a fatal accident without realizing it.

5 hospitalized following Atlanta car accident

Having another driver tailgating you on the streets of Fulton County can not only be annoying, it can be dangerous as well. In fact, following too closely behind another vehicle is one of the most common reasons for car accidents. When drivers do not allow ample room between themselves and the car in front of them, they may not have enough time to stop to avoid a collision.

Teenager killed in car accident

It can be easy for teenagers in Fulton County, Georgia, to believe that they are invincible. However, this attitude can become particularly troublesome when teenagers get behind the wheel of an automobile. Young drivers need to me aware that serious and even deadly consequences can follow when they act carelessly while driving a motorized vehicle. There really is no room for reckless or uninhibited behavior while operating an automobile.

Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver

It is hard to believe that a driver could hit a pedestrian with his vehicle in Fulton County and not even stop to make sure the person he hit was alright and try to offer help, if necessary. Yet sadly, hit-and-run accidents are not uncommon. There are many reasons why a person may flee the scene. He may be driving on a suspended license, have a warrant out for his arrest, or be on probation and fears that his involvement in a fatal accident may get him into more trouble with the law. However, none of these excuses are reasons to ignore the value of a human life.

1 injured after two semi-trucks collide on I-85

Accidents that occur between two cars in Fulton County can be serious enough, but when a semi-truck is involved, the potential for serious and even deadly injuries can increase dramatically. This is because tractor trailers are typically massive pieces of equipment with much force behind them.

Drunk driver due in court for causing series of accidents

It is not a secret that alcohol and driving do not mix. For years, experts and concerned citizens of Fulton County have warned drivers about the dangers of having alcohol in their systems while operating a motor vehicle. Despite this, there are still plenty of those out there who choose to drink and drive, oftentimes causing serious injuries and even death.

Driver arrested on suspicion of DUI after causing fatal accident

The act of driving while drunk in Fulton County not only puts your life in danger, but the lives of your passengers and those with whom you share the road. Innocent people can be caught in the crosshairs when an intoxicated driver gets behind the wheel.

High school student dies after car accident in Georgia

Operating a vehicle in Atlanta is nothing to take lightly. It is a big responsibility that needs to be treated as such. It can be easy to get complacent about your driving abilities and fail to take it seriously, but doing so can lead to serious, even fatal consequences.

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