Safe Driving

 Common Car Accidents in Georgia and Prevention

 Common Car Accidents in Georgia and Prevention

In Georgia, car accidents are the second leading cause of injury deaths and the second leading cause of hospitalization and emergency room visits. Accidents can occur for a number of reasons, including dangerous behavior on the part of drivers. Fortunately, there...

Highly Visible Patrols Planned for Accident-Heavy Holiday Weekend

Highly Visible Patrols Planned for Accident-Heavy Holiday Weekend

The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) and Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) announced this week that their officers will be conducting highly visible patrols on area interstates and secondary roads during the 78-hour holiday weekend that begins Friday,...

 Marietta Police Cite Reckless Driving for Crash Spike

 Marietta Police Cite Reckless Driving for Crash Spike

Recent data from the Georgia Department of Transportation revealed that more than 400 fatal crashes have been reported on the state's roadways in 2023, and a startling 860 were reported in 2021. According to a report from 11 Alive, representatives from the Marietta...

 Causes of Intersection Accidents in Atlanta

 Causes of Intersection Accidents in Atlanta

Intersections can prove dangerous and difficult to navigate. Sometimes, it's a matter of the intersection itself. You may discover, for example, that the intersection has odd angles or poor visibility. In other cases, however, intersection accidents may occur as a...

Drivers in the Atlanta Metro Area Warned of Black Ice Ahead of Christmas Storm

Drivers in the Atlanta Metro Area Warned of Black Ice Ahead of Christmas Storm

As noted by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, an early winter storm is expected to arrive late this week and into the weekend that could bring the coldest temperatures that the region has seen in nearly five years, as well as a high chance of rain, freezing rain,...

Atlanta Looks to Address Increased Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths

Atlanta Looks to Address Increased Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths

According to a new report from the organization Propel, the number of individuals killed while using active transportation modes -- such as bicycling, walking, or riding a scooter -- more than doubled in just a year's time in Atlanta, with 31 people being struck and...

Study Shows Metro Atlanta Roads are the Most Dangerous in Georgia

Study Shows Metro Atlanta Roads are the Most Dangerous in Georgia

A recent study from MoneyGeek has revealed that the five most dangerous roads in Georgia are all located in the Atlanta metro region. What's worse: the danger isn't the roads themselves, but the driving behaviors of roadway users. The study mapped all fatal traffic...