Car Accidents Archives

Determining fault in failure to brake accidents

Numerous Georgia car crashes are the result of someone failing to brake or braking too late. There are several reasons why a motorist may not be able to stop in time to avoid an accident. Some of the most common are human errors, such as failing to pay attention to what the driver in front is doing or following another vehicle too closely so that there is not enough time to stop even if the brakes are applied.

3 steps to take after a bus accident

Accidents involving public transportation can result in serious consequences. In 2016, there were multiple accidents involving MARTA, including a fatal crash in October. Public transportation is a convenient way to get to work, go to the store or visit a friend, but bus accidents can have particularly tragic consequences because of the weight and size of busses and the number of passengers.

Autonomous cars may cause claim trends to change

Georgia drivers who have heard about some of the autonomous vehicle prototypes that have hit the roadways may be interested to learn that they could change the type of claims that get filed. Because these autonomous vehicles have the ability to take driver error out of the equation, claims may shift from personal injury lawsuits to product liability claims.

What to do in a hit-and-run accident in Georgia

Do you know what to do if you get in a hit-and-run accident? The steps you need to take are similar to those for any other type of motor vehicle accident, so if you know those, then you are already mostly prepared. There are only a few differences you must be aware of to raise your chances of receiving the best financial outcome possible.

Car accident deaths on the rise in Georgia and across the nation

Car accident deaths have been rising across the U.S., including in Georgia, according to new data from the National Safety Council. There were 1,540 reported deaths caused by motor vehicle accidents in Georgia last year, a 10 percent increase from 2015.

Young drivers take most road risks

Young drivers take the most risks in Georgia and across the United States, according to astudy by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. However, the study found that drivers in other age groups are also guilty of dangerous behind-the-wheel behaviors.

What causes the most fatal car accidents in Georgia?

Early this morning, a driver on the wrong side of I-85 southbound hit another vehicle, resulting in at least one fatality and shutting down the freeway. This fatal crash is just the latest example of dangerous driving behaviors that can become deadly.

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