There are many ways that your safety could end up at risk out on the roads. One is if the drivers around you don't obey traffic laws. This includes the laws against speeding. Survey results recently released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety indicate that speeding remains very common in America.
When products malfunction and cause harm, they can have a lasting effect on the injured party, both physically and mentally. Thankfully, there are measures in place to hold the responsible party accountable for the defective products.
Imagine you have stopped at a light. In your rearview mirror, you watch as a car bears down on yours from behind. It is traveling too fast. You see that the driver is texting and cringe, wondering if you are about to be the victim of a rear-end collision.
If you are a road rider, you understand the value of being prepared for surprise situations that could be dangerous to your health.
Sometimes traveling next to a semitruck can make you feel a bit uneasy. Is it your imagination, or is that big rig edging closer to you?
Accidents occur every day, some of which can be avoided. If someone suffers from injuries due to a slip-and-fall accident, he or she may be able to recover damages.
As a responsible driver, you may be aware of the “three-second rule” and how it corresponds to tailgating, but evidently the driver who rear-ended you was not.
Pedestrian safety is a priority in the traffic laws of Georgia. When foot travelers and drivers of cars share the road, it is important they follow safety guidelines. However, they must also obey the laws governing both forms of travel in order to avoid collisions and personal injury or death.
As a pedestrian, you are more susceptible to injury on the road. For this reason, there are traffic laws in place specifically for those who walk instead of drive. Along with keeping drivers accountable, these laws also govern the acts of pedestrians.
Statistics from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety show that there were 134 motorcycle crash fatalities in the state in 2012. Of these, more than half were riders aged 40 and above. When you are a motorist, looking for motorcycles is not high on your list of priorities. When you are a biker, visibility is a chief concern.