The more time you spend on the road, the more likely it is that you'll run into trouble. So, as you plan a long road trip, it's critical that you have a clear understanding of the steps you can take to protect yourself.
You spend so much time thinking about your safety when driving on crowded roads that you often overlook the potential dangers lurking in parking lots.
When driving on the interstate, you should expect to see one truck after the next. While it's quite common to share the road with these vehicles, trouble can develop if they are driving recklessly manner.
If you don't understand the severity and risks associated with distracted driving, there's a good chance you'll make a mistake. And if that happens, it could result in a serious accident that results in injury or death.
You can suffer many types of injuries in a car accident, and those to the head are among the most common.
Aggressive drivers are everywhere. Even if you do your best to avoid them, there's no way of being certain that you'll do so.
We all know there is no way to completely eliminate vehicle accidents. Even when everyone is driving safely, there's always a risk of an accident that involves one or more vehicles.
Georgia residents who were involved in an accident involving three or more vehicles probably know how hard it can be to establish everyone's degree of fault. Those who have not been involved in one would do well to know the basics of how fault is established. It all comes down to the legal concept of negligence: that is, the failure of someone to exercise reasonable care.
Georgia residents should remember that red-light running is to blame for hundreds of deaths every year. Most people understand that this practice is wrong. While 92.9% of respondents to a survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety agreed that it was, however, 42.7% admitted to running a red light at least once in the previous 30 days. For many, there is only one solution to this trend: red-light cameras.
Georgia drivers might welcome the news of the increase in hands-free cellphone usage. However, this positive trend is often accompanied by an alarming one: when drivers use hands-free cellphones while driving, they are also at increased risk of engaging in at least one more distracted driving behavior.