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Category: Motor Vehicle Accidents

How the Trucker Shortage Affects Public Safety

The trucking industry has experienced a severe shortage of qualified drivers for years. The pandemic has only made things worse. In fact, the trucking industry lost 6% of its workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Forbes. By 2030, the industry is expected to be short roughly 160,000 workers. Unfortunately,… Continue reading How the Trucker Shortage Affects Public Safety

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Can You Receive Compensation for a Hit & Run?

Georgia law prohibits leaving the scene of an accident. Nonetheless, countless drivers drive away without swapping their insurance information or calling an ambulance to help an injured victim. Sadly, accident victims find themselves backed into a corner. The most common way to receive compensation is to file a claim with… Continue reading Can You Receive Compensation for a Hit & Run?

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Laws to Know if You Were Hurt in a Georgia Truck Accident

You do not need a background in science to realize that semis are capable of serious destruction in a Georgia truck accident since the size of the vehicle alone is an indication of the risks. However, statistics confirm this assumption. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety reports that there are… Continue reading Laws to Know if You Were Hurt in a Georgia Truck Accident

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Potential Parties in an Atlanta Trucking Accident

Accidents involving large trucks, 18-wheelers, semis, tractor-trailers, and other commercial vehicles are among the deadliest types of traffic crashes, and statistics reveal that the risk is high in Georgia. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports that there were 6,202 trucking wrecks in the state in 2021, an increase… Continue reading Potential Parties in an Atlanta Trucking Accident

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Top 4 Most Dangerous Roads in Atlanta and Across Georgia

Even when you know car accidents are among the leading causes of death and injuries in the US, statistics on traffic collisions can still be shocking. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GA DOT), almost 1,500 people are killed, more than 111,000 victims require emergency treatment, and 7,300 individuals… Continue reading Top 4 Most Dangerous Roads in Atlanta and Across Georgia

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