Truck AccidentsTruck Accident Facts for Georgia Drivers
Truck accidents are a major contributor to injuries and deaths on roadways across the United States, and Georgia is no exception. These commercial trucks – known as big-rigs, semis, and tractor-trailers – make many drivers nervous, as their size and weight are reasonably formidable. One of the best ways to reduce the likelihood of being… 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 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 moreWhat Are the Common Causes of Truck Accidents?
Across America, approximately 415,000 police-reported large truck crashes occurred in 2015 (the most recent date for which data is available) – 83,000 of which involved injury and 3,598 of which were fatal. With such high numbers, it is reasonable to research the most common causes of truck accidents. Understanding these causes can help prevent similar… read more