Motorcycle Accidents5 Types of Motorcycle Accidents and How You Can Avoid Them
Motorcycles are a popular way to travel for millions of people around the world. Unfortunately, traveling by motorcycle can be more dangerous than other modes of transportation due to a lack of protective barriers and safety features that automobiles have. Because motorcyclists are at a greater risk of being injured or killed if an accident… read moreHow are Georgian’s Responding to New Hands-Free Law?
In an effort to reduce the number of auto accidents caused by distracted driving, Georgia has implemented new laws targeting drivers. House Bill 673, or the Distracted Driving Bill, set new laws related to cell phones and electronic devices. Now that the law has been in effect for a few weeks, many people are wondering… read moreGeorgia Motorcycle Accident Statistics and Information
Motorcycle accidents are an unfortunately common occurrence, causing thousands of injuries and deaths every year across the United States. While it is important for motorcycle riders to understand and obey the laws, it is also important for any driver to understand laws, common causes of motorcycle accidents, and how to help prevent accidents from occurring…. read moreWhat is The Definition of Distracted Driving?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), auto accidents caused by distracted driving claim the lives of nine people every day across the United States. That equates to more than 3,200 deaths each year that could likely have been prevented had the distracted driver been paying attention to the road. With an… read moreHow to Report Dangerous Drivers in Georgia
As Atlanta car accident lawyers, we see the effects of dangerous driving all too frequently. If you’re INJURED in an accident caused by a dangerous driver, first call 9-1-1 to report the accident. Then call The Dixon Firm injury lawyers at 888-DIXON-11. Injured? Call Now! No Injuries: 9-1-1 | Georgia Non-Emergency Numbers by County – … read moreGeorgia’s Motorcycle Helmet Law
Georgia sports plenty of beautiful locales for motorcyclists, showcasing everything from the Atlantic coastline to winding rural roads and metropolitan cityscapes. Yet being an avid motorcyclist does not come without its risks – in 2015, 152 motorcyclists died in traffic incidents, the highest number since 2008. There are scientifically proven benefits to wearing helmets on… read moreWhat Are the Most Common Car Accident Injuries?
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 1,430 traffic fatalities in Georgia in 2015. This was a significant increase from 1,164 fatalities the previous year. Most car accidents are preventable and stem from negligence such as driver distraction. Car accidents are a major cause of injuries around the United States, leading… read more