Car Accidents in Georgia
Accidents happen all the time. However, when that accident is a car accident, the repercussions following that event can be traumatic and life-changing. If you have gotten into a car accident and experienced injury, you deserve justice and help to get back to total health.
Common Motor vehicle Accidents in Georgia
The leading cause of motor vehicle accidents in Georgia is a result of driving too close. Unfortunately, many of the car accidents that occur in the Peach state is related to motor vehicle negligence and improper driving techniques.
Other common causes of car accidents include are collisions due to texting-and-driving, dangerous conditions, as well as drunk driving wrecks. All of these types of accidents can cause fatal and life-changing injuries. DUI accidents kill more than 3,000 people a year in Georgia alone, according to the CDC.
These types of accidents can be even more fatal when they are happening on the highway or in areas where high speeds are common. In fact, one of the leading causes of fatal accidents in Georgia is illegal speeding. There are laws put in place in all 50 states in an effort to prevent these accidents from happening. However, they continue to happen due to driver negligence.
To prevent highway crashes and drunk during wrecks, the U.S has unanimously made it illegal for individuals under the age of 21 to drink. Individuals who are legally allowed to drink can not operate a vehicle if their blood alcohol level is at or above 0.08.
Unfortunately, the laws, can not prevent all accidents from happening. It can actually cause more legal implications and issues. Georgia ranks number 4 in the US for the most hit-and-run accidents, over all other states.
If you have been injured or have experienced a car accident caused by motor vehicle negligence or illegal activity, you can get help and compensation for your grievances, by seeking help from a reputable and effective lawyer. If you require a legal accident after experience any kind of car accident in Georgia, contact the staff at North Atlanta Injury Law PC.