With the holidays in full swing and the month filling up with parties and other events, you may be more likely to rely on Lyft or Uber to transport you around town. But before you get into that passenger vehicle, be mindful about some recent news headlines involving these companies, and pay attention to who…

Drowsy Driving is the potentially fatal combination of driving while sleepy or fatigued. This may be due to lack of sleep, a sleep disorder, side effects from medication, or alcohol consumption. If a person gets behind the wheel while drowsy, they may be less observant the roadway, have slower reaction times, or have a decreased…

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,…

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