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Our Georgia Auto Accident Lawyers at Montlick and Associates know that those who are involved in a car accident while traveling the streets and highways of Georgia typically have many questions about their options and remedies. Motor vehicles accidents can cause life-altering injuries or the loss of a loved one, regardless of whether you are a driver, passenger, motorcyclist or pedestrian. Our auto accident attorneys have provided this blog to answer general questions about legal claims arising out of car crashes, to provide a resource to other lawyers, and to promote safe practices that can prevent accidents before they happen. While this blog covers the practical, factual and legal issues regarding a broad range of vehicle accidents, we know that you may have specific questions, so we invite you to contact us to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced Georgia Car Accident Attorneys.

Our attorneys offer high quality legal representation to those throughout Georgia and the Southeast who have been injured in any type of auto, truck, SUV, bus, train, motorcycle, pedestrian or bike accident. Contact us 24/7 to at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333). You should also feel free to use our 24-hour Live Online Chat or Free Case Evaluation Form.

Nevada Highway Patrol Reports a Spike in Wrong-way Driver Calls and Accidents

April 09, 2021

LAS VEGAS, NV - The Nevada Highway Patrol Southern Command has reported that the number of wrong-way driver calls has surged in 2021.  The Nevada Highway Patrol reported that they have received around 140 phone calls from January 1 to April 6 in 2021. During the same time frame in 2020, there were 128 wrong-way calls. According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, this troubling trend has law enforcement officials throughout the United States initiating new safety campaigns.  

Wrong-way Accidents Are Up 30% in Utah in 2021

April 09, 2021

UTAH - A news report published on states that Utah Highway Patrol's Lieutenant Nick Street conducted a conference call with other state highway patrol troopers' administrators.  Lieutenant Street stated that the discussion shifted to a serious problem that had been weighing on his mind: head-on accidents caused by wrong-way drivers.

Returning to Normal Life and Dangerous Driving Habits Could Be a Recipe for Serious Car Accidents

April 08, 2021

The 35% drop in motor vehicle traffic in 2020 due to the COVID-19 business closures and lockdowns has safety advocates concerned about the possibility of a sharp rise in traffic accidents due to bad driving habits.  The preliminary nationwide crash statistics show that fatal motor vehicle accidents have increased by 4.6 percent according to LOSSPREVENTIONMEDIA.COM.

The Stop Underrides Act Bill Introduced in the US Senate for a Third Time

March 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC -  Underride accidents are collisions in which a motor vehicle slides underneath a large truck. A proposed bill would require underride guards on certain trucks and trailers, which would bring relief to those who have tragically lost loved ones in underride accidents.  However, some trucking groups that are opposing the bill claim the underride guards are a safety hazard for truck drivers and the trucking industry. 

Fatal Traffic Accident Increased by 8% in 2020 in the United States

March 20, 2021

DETROIT, MI - USATODAY.COM reports that the stay-at-home orders and the pandemic kept motorists off U.S. roadways for most of last year.  In a report issued Thursday, the National Safety Council stated that 42,060 were tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident in 2020.  This was an 8% increase in the number of fatal accidents over 2019 and was the first significant increase in four years.  The report also showed that the fatality rate per 100 million miles driven increased by 24% in 2020.  This was the most significant annual percentage increase since the National Safety Council began accumulating accident data in 1923.

NHTSA Probes Another "Violent" Tesla Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident

March 20, 2021

WASHINGTON – According to a news report published on OANN.COM, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stated that the agency is investigating a serious motor vehicle accident in Detroit, Michigan, that involved a Tesla.  The violent Tesla accident happened on March 11, 2021, involving a Tesla and an 18-wheeler tractor-trailer truck.  The accident left a passenger in the Tesla in critical medical condition after the Tesla was wedged under the tractor-trailer truck.

New Study Shows That Adaptive Cruise Control System Actually Increases Accident Risks

March 18, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC - According to an online news article published on OANN.COM, a new U.S. study has discovered that Adaptive Cruise Control Systems in vehicles actually raise the risk of getting into a traffic accident.  The study shows that drivers often drive faster using the technology.  Adaptive Cruise Control Systems control the speed and braking of a motor vehicle automatically. 

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