When driving your children to school, extracurricular activities and anywhere else in the Macon area, it is essential for you and all other drivers to stay attentive to the roads and vehicles around you. Many people take their vehicles for granted and assume their kids are going to be safe when car accidents occur.
A Georgia lawmaker has proposed banning all drivers from talking on handheld phones, but this may not address the larger issue of cognitive distraction.
Most drivers throughout Georgia have adjusted to seeing children walking to and from school by now. However, with the weather rapidly beginning to change, your children may be more at risk of pedestrian accidents in the winter months than they were when school began in September.
When is a sneeze more than a sneeze? Answer: When it causes an accident on Georgia roads.
Pursuing an insurance claim after a motor vehicle accident seems as if it should be straightforward. You seek medical care following the incident to prove that the crash caused your bodily injuries. The insurance company then compensates you for medical bills, follow-up care and any long-term changes to your health and lifestyle.
If you were involved in a collision with another motorist, one common source of post-accident pain is soft tissue injury. The "soft" areas of the body consist of the ligaments, muscles and tendons. Often these injuries may include:
Even a minor car accident like a rear-end collision will leave you feeling shaky at the very least. However, you must take action once you feel more in control.
A Newton County woman was killed while attempting to retrieve her mail from the box located beside the road along the edge of her property. She was struck by an allegedly drunk driver on Monday, June 11.
According to the American National Standard Safe Practices for Motor Vehicle Operation, the skill of defensive driving as "driving to save lives, time, and money, in spite of the conditions around you and the actions of others."
Since the emergence of texting as a popular means of communication, its danger to drivers has become increasingly clear. Many lives have been lost and drivers injured because of the negligence caused by texting while driving. All the attention given to this issue, however, has left many other common distractions overlooked. There are several factors, in fact, that can distract you from the road.