Drivers may hear a lot about car seats and child passenger safety, but what about when an adult is riding in the vehicle? In our latest blog, we take a look at some of the more dangerous ways for adults to sit or sleep in a car. Front Passenger Seat with Back Reclined: When an…

Every 33-seconds, one child under the age of 13 is involved in a collision. That is a frightening number, especially when you consider that only 25% of drivers have their children in the correct car seat (Source: NHTSA).  In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 17 – September 23) and National Seat Check Saturday…

If you are familiar with Lyft or Uber, you may already know about these companies’ shared ride services, called Lyft Line and UberPool.  Essentially, it works by taking two rides that are heading in roughly the same direction and combining them into one.  Two strangers (three, if you count the driver) end up sharing a…

National Senior Citizens Day is a time to honor the senior citizens in our lives and show appreciation for all of their achievements and contributions.  It is also an opportune time to raise awareness about the dangers senior citizen drivers face behind the wheel and offer some advice about safe driving habits. It is a…

Many students in the metro Atlanta area went back to school this month.  While some waited outside at their neighborhood bus stop, others drove themselves to campus for the very first time.  Driving to school can be exciting for teenagers – but anxiety-inducing for their parents.  Atlanta Personal Injury Law Group has some advice for…

Often, when people are involved in a vehicle collision, they end up going to the hospital to be evaluated and treated.  Collisions can be traumatic events, especially when you consider that the incident involves thousands of pounds of metal striking another object.  Even if your injuries may seem minor at the time, it is still…

Metro Atlanta is known for its traffic congestion, and with this congestion comes a host of driving issues.  This is especially true for those commuting through North Fulton County and its many interconnected roadways.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 40% of all collisions happen at intersections.  Here is a look at…

Close to 20 different automobile manufacturers* have issued safety recalls on their vehicles, due to faulty airbags made by Takata, a Japanese parts supply company.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration calls the Takata Airbag recall “the largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. history.” The recall involves Takata airbags installed in the front,…

In Georgia, bicycles are considered vehicles.  Their operators have the same rights and responsibilities to follow traffic laws as the other passenger and commercial vehicles on the road. OCGA §40-1-1(75) “Vehicle” means every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, excepting devices…

The month of May is both Bicycle Safety Month and Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.  It is a time for cyclists to be extra cautious on the road – being focused and prepared – and for other drivers to share the road and be extra alert for those on two-wheeled vehicles. Bicyclists and motorcyclists maintain a…

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