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15 Facts on the Dangers of Driving in Atlanta

With the school year ending many families and their children are getting out on the road for some much needed relaxation and exploration time. But before you head out, make sure and check out our list of the dangers of driving in Atlanta. In the United States, over 37,000 people were killed in motor vehicle

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Scott Monge Examines How Long You Have to File a Lawsuit in Georgia after a Car Crash

If you were in a serious car crash in Georgia, you may be considering filing a lawsuit against the negligent driver who caused the accident. Each state has its own laws regarding how long drivers have after a crash before they can no longer take a negligent driver to court.

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Keep teens safe behind the wheel

Nationally, teen driver deaths have increased 19 percent from 2011-2012 in the first six months of each year, according to a recent report published by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association. Statewide, Georgia has seen a slight decrease. But that doesn’t mean our state’s teenagers are pros on the asphalt. In the first six months of

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Speeding Driver Kills Family After Hitting Tree

Negligent driving takes many forms, and some are more recognizable than others. Drowsy driving has taken the spotlight this year after several high-profile trucking accidents. In these cases, the drivers often fail to adhere to federal regulations related to rest and sleep between shifts. Before these accidents, the nation’s focus was on texting as states

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Use Caution and Care When Driving in the Rain

The Southeast has been inundated with nearly daily rains all summer. While the rainfall means reservoirs and water tables are rebounding after dry conditions, there are some effects of all these showers that aren’t so positive. With isolated storms popping up without any warning signs, road conditions can be hazardous. The first few minutes of

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3 Things You Need To Know About Texting and Driving

      Distracted Driving Is Deadly Texting while driving is downright dangerous. Teens who say their parents drive distracted are more likely to do so themelves. In a recent study by Students Against Destructive Decisions and Liberty Mutual, 66 percent of teens surveyed said that their parents texted, talked on the phone, or participated

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Scott Monge News Roundup: Negligence and Car Accidents

There are many types of negligent behavior that can cause a serious car accident. Most people know about drunk driving and texting behind the wheel, but there are many other problems that can lead to severe injuries.   For instance, speeding is one of the most common forms of reckless driving, and victims of speeding

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Stay safe when on the road in severe weather

With tornado season upon us, it’s likely drivers will encounter heavy rain, flooding or hail storms while on the road. Throughout the spring and summer, severe storms are not uncommon. When at home, residents can hunker down in basements and bathtubs, but what if you’re caught on the ride home from work when bad weather

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Scott Monge Discusses Neighborhood Reaction to Callous Hit-and-Run

Hit-and-runs that occur on busy roads during the daytime often leave witnesses who call police. In some cases, witnesses have been able to stop or even apprehend the guilty driver. In these instances, victims have higher chances of surviving because they receive aid quickly.   However, hit-and-runs that occur on less-trafficked roads during the night

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Scott Monge Examines Recent Fatal Accidents in Georgia Involving Pedestrians

According to statistics from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, there were 130 pedestrian fatalities across the state in 2011. While this represents a drop compared to previous years—it has been as high as 183 fatalities per year—the statistics are still cause for concern among state officials. In addition, many more pedestrians survive serious

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