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Understanding Alcohol-Related Pedestrian Accidents

A recent high-speed chase through several South Georgia neighborhoods resulted in the death of a local police chief as well as a bystander. Law enforcement reports that the fleeing vehicle went out of control and struck a motorcyclist and a police officer near a gas station at the intersection of Georgia 38 and Georgia 57. (read more)

How to Spot an Intoxicated Driver

Recently in Gwinnett County, law enforcement arrested a driver who was involved in a multiple vehicle crash that resulted in the death of at least one person. Law enforcement reports that the accident occurred when the driver lost control of her vehicle and killed a backseat passenger. As a result of this offense, the driver (read more)

What to do Immediately After a DUI

A man in Georgia was recently charged with a DUI, murder, and various other charges after a passenger who was National Guard member was thrown from the vehicle during a chase involving Atlanta law enforcement. Subsequently, the driver was booked into the DeKalb County Jail in connection with the offense. The accident occurred when the (read more)

Ways Motorcyclists Can Avoid DUI Accidents

A woman in Atlanta now faces several years in prison after a motor vehicle accident that left a motorcyclist dead. The accident occurred when the woman ran a red light and collided with the motorcyclist. Law enforcement has since commented that at the time the accident occurred, the driver was intoxicated. It remains to be (read more)

Tips on Surviving a Vehicle Rollover

The Gilmer County community was recently shocked by the tragic death of the Gilmer Middle School principal. The accident occurred when the principal’s tractor overturned into water and pinned him underneath. The exact cause of the accident is still unknown. No matter what type of vehicle you drive, rollover accidents are often deadly and occur (read more)

What to do After a DUI Accident with Property Damage

A Sandy Springs business located on Interstate 285 was heavily damaged recently after a truck crashed into the location. By the time law enforcement arrived at the location, water was pouring out of the building and walls were substantially damaged. After colliding into the building, the truck broke through fences and bushes. The truck’s owner, (read more)

Ways to Avoid Dangerous Driving Patterns

Allstate Insurance recently announced its annual report of America’s Best Drivers. Atlanta drivers might be surprised to learn that the city ranks relatively low on the list, at 186 out of the 200 most populous cities in the United States. While this report suggests that there are a large number of unsafe drivers in Atlanta, (read more)

Your Guide to the Hands-Free Georgia Act

Effective for only a few months, the Hands-Free Georgia Act prohibits drivers in Georgia from touching their smartphones. In addition to small fines, penalties associated with violation of the law do not increase with multiple offenses. While the American Automobile Association reports that approximately 1,000 citations were issued so far, a large number of drivers (read more)

Strip Club Found Liable for DUI Death

In the summer of 2017, an Atlanta Chick-fil-A employee was headed to work when he was killed in a t-bone accident with a drunk driver who was leaving a strip club. After the deceased man’s family initiated legal action against Oasis Goodtime Emporium, a strip club in Doraville, for letting the “noticeably intoxicated” driver leave (read more)

What Not to do if Pulled Over by the Police

Recently, a motor vehicle driver in Alabama attempted to get out of a speeding ticket in metro Atlanta by concocting a unique lie to tell the police officer. The event occurred when the law enforcement officer clocked the driver traveling 90 miles per hour in a 70 miles per hour zone.  The motorist attempted to (read more)