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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.

The City of Columbus Has a Pedestrian Crash Problem

September 25, 2020

COLUMBUS, GA- Officials in Georgia note that Columbus has earned a reputation as being a dangerous place to walk. Law enforcement states that the need to use caution goes both ways and that drivers and pedestrians in the state both must use extra care when on the road.*

Investigators Find Georgia Car Dealers Selling Defective Vehicles

September 24, 2020

ATLANTA, GA- writes that used cars are making their way back onto the road in Georgia despite some serious defects. The issues are creating safety problems for the drivers of these cars, and everyone on the road with them. In one example, investigators point to a car that went through seven owners in a five-year period. The car also traveled over state lines and made its way into five different states.* 

Grovetown, Georgia, Listed No. 17 for Speeding in United States

September 24, 2020

GROVETOWN, GA. – The city of Grovetown, Georgia, was listed No. 17 in a list ranking the top places for speeding in the United States with 16.9 percent reporting speeding infractions in Grovetown. The rankings were created by a company called Insurify, which looked at data entered by people seeking insurance quotes.*

The City of Columbia Ranks In Top Ten in Nation for Most Car Accidents

September 18, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The results of a new study recently released prove that Columbia, South Carolina is one of the most accident-prone municipalities in the U.S. In fact three South Carolina cities: Columbia, Charlotte, and Greenville appear in the top ten according to WISTV.COM. Assuming the data is statistically valid, the study conclusively shows that South Carolina is one of the most hazardous states in which to drive in the country.

How to Obtain a Copy of Your Car Accident Report in Georgia

September 18, 2020

If you were involved in a car accident in Georgia, you will want to obtain a copy of your accident report. This is the official report about the accident, as documented by law enforcement officers who responded to the scene. Below is some information about how to receive a copy of this report.

The Georgia Department of Transportation Working to Update Intersection in Bulloch County

September 15, 2020

BULLOCH COUNTY, GA- An intersection in Bulloch County has become a cause for concern for the locals who frequently drive in the area. The intersection, which is located at State Route 67 and Brooklet-Denmark Road, has recently been handling more traffic, and many feel that it is not designed to accommodate the number of vehicles passing through. State Route 67 also widened, adding to the problem.*

Georgia Loses Nineteen People in Labor Day Crashes

September 14, 2020

GEORGIA - Labor Day weekend crashes killed nineteen people in Georgia this year. State police reported that over the 78 hour period, police were called to the scene of 331 collisions. Eleven of those wrecks resulted in fatalities, and the Georgia State Patrol reported thirteen fatalities from those crashes. Another 176 people suffered injuries in wrecks. 

Road Fatalities Increased in Georgia Over Labor Day While Decreased in South Carolina

September 10, 2020

GEORGIA- Georgia experienced a tragic increase in car crash fatalities over the Labor Day weekend, according to ONLINEATHENS.COM. There were 32 deaths combined in two states, Georgia and South Carolina, with nineteen fatalities taking place in Georgia, and thirteen in South Carolina. The numbers come from the period from six in the evening on Friday through Monday night.*

Campaign to Prevent Drunk Driving Aims to Make U.S. Roads Safer

September 08, 2020

FLORIDA- A campaign aimed at getting drivers to stay sober or get pulled over is working to ensure that drivers do not get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol. The national campaign involves high-visibility enforcement of drunk driving laws, and officers will have zero tolerance for motorists who are under the influence.*

Officials to Improve Newberry Road Intersection with 98th Street

September 03, 2020

GAINESVILLE, FL- Officials are moving to improve the intersection of Newberry Road and Northwest 98th Street in Gainesville in an effort to improve safety in the area. Several incidents occurred at the crossroads, and many feel that the intersection itself is creating dangers for those who drive the local roads.* 

Police in Atlanta Change Course and Plan to Respond to Minor Crashes

August 31, 2020

ATLANTA- writes that police officers in Atlanta are no longer planning to stay away from the scene of minor collisions. The local police issued a statement in July informing the public that they would not be responding to car crashes unless an injury occurred as a part of the incident. Instead of calling the police, those involved in such accidents were instructed to use a form online to make a record of the crash.* 

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