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What If I Am In A Georgia Accident With An Out-Of-State Driver?

Being involved in an accident can be a scary and confusing experience. Vehicle accidents can become even more confusing in the event you are involved in an accident with an out-of-state driver. This is not all that uncommon in Georgia. After all, not only are we a tourist destination of our own in many ways, but drivers throughout the country travel through our state to get to and from their tourist destinations, particularly those traveling to our southern neighbor. Here, we want to discuss what you can do if you are involved in an accident with an out-of-state driver. Do… read more

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I Was Hit By An Uninsured Motorist In Georgia– What Do I Do?

When you get behind the wheel of a vehicle, you probably do so knowing that you are fully insured just in case an accident occurs. However, can you guarantee that other drivers around you have insurance? Unfortunately, a significant percentage of drivers in Georgia do not have auto insurance. This can cause difficulties in the event you or a loved one are struck by an uninsured motorist. Here, we want to discuss what you can do if you or somebody you care about is involved in an accident with an uninsured driver in Georgia. If you are struck by an… read more

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Georgia Texting And Driving Laws

Technology has completely changed the way that most of us live our lives. We all essentially have little computers in our pockets in the form of mobile devices, and this can become a distraction when we are driving. Most people know that texting and driving is dangerous, but that does not stop many drivers from sending and receiving text messages, reading their emails, or browsing the Internet for the latest news. Here, we will review what Georgia law says about texting and driving, the dangers of this type of behavior, and possible penalties. Distracted driving behavior is incredibly dangerous According… read more

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What To Do If Your Car Overheats

Vehicles can overheat. In fact, most people have been inside of a vehicle that has overheated. Not only is this an incredible inconvenience, but it can also present a safety risk for drivers and passengers. Overheated vehicles are not uncommon, and this issue occurs for a variety of reasons, ranging from coolant issues and radiator problems to leaks in the cooling system. Not staying on top of your vehicle’s maintenance can lead to a major problem. Here, we want to discuss what you can do if your vehicle overheats while you are driving. Pull over as soon as possible if… read more

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How To Deal With Atlanta Car Accident Adjusters

Getting into a car accident is not on anybody’s to-do list, but the reality is that vehicle accidents occur regularly throughout the state of Georgia. Most people will inevitably be involved in an accident. If you or a loved one do you get into an accident, then you will very likely be dealing with adjusters from the insurance carriers in the case. This includes an adjuster from your insurance carrier as well as an adjuster from the insurance carrier of the other driver involved. It is crucial that you understand how to handle insurance adjusters in the aftermath of a… read more

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Georgia Roundabout Laws

Traffic roundabouts seem to bring confusion anytime a new one shows up on the roadways. While roundabouts are fairly common on European roadways, they have not been heavily used on American roadways throughout our history. However, these traffic structures are growing in popularity, and they work to reduce car accidents and vehicle emissions. As roundabouts become more and more common, it is crucial that Georgia motorists understand the laws surrounding these traffic structures. Understandably, encountering the roundabout for the first time can be a little confusing, so we want to take some time to clear up some roundabout laws. Successfully… read more

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Car Inspection Laws In Georgia

States around the country have varying laws about vehicle inspections. Some states, such as California, are fairly strict about having vehicles inspected to meet certain requirements, particularly emissions requirements. Other states are much more lax about vehicle inspections. Residents in Georgia need to be aware that they do have certain requirements for vehicle inspections each year. Additionally, commercial vehicle drivers face more stringent inspection requirements and are typically governed by both state and federal law. Here, we want to review some of the basic vehicle inspection laws in Georgia. We strongly recommend that you continue your research into vehicle inspections… read more

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What’s the Difference Between Whiplash and a Concussion?

Whiplash and concussion are two common injuries associated with vehicle accidents. However, both of these injuries can occur in any number of ways other than vehicle accidents, including sports injuries, slip and fall accidents, workplace incidents, and more. While whiplash and concussions may both be common injuries, they are both very different. If you are involved in a vehicle accident or other incident, it is possible to sustain one or both of these injuries. Here, we want to discuss the difference between whiplash and concussion when it comes to vehicle accidents in our area. What is whiplash? Whiplash is common… read more

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What to do After an Accident with a Car that is Parked Illegally

Car accidents are generally avoidable, and most are caused by the careless or negligent actions of one or more drivers. In some cases, an accident may be caused by a car that is illegally parked. If you or somebody you care about has been injured or sustained property damage due to an accident with an illegally parked vehicle, you need to know what to do in order to obtain the compensation you are entitled to. The duties of a driver in these situations All drivers have certain general duties of care to other drivers on the roadway. It is negligent… read more

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Car Accidents in Construction Zones

Getting into a car accident is not something anybody wants to experience. While accidents are going to occur, those that take place in construction zones can present incredible challenges when working to determine liability. Construction zones are confusing areas on the roadway, and there may be various parties that could be held liable in the aftermath of a crash that causes injuries or property damage. Here, we want to discuss how these incidents occur and what you can do in the aftermath. What you need to do following a construction zone accident In the aftermath of sustaining an injury or… read more

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