Blog Posts in 2011

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Proper Equipment Keeps Your Mind on the Road to Decrease the Chances of a Georgia Motorcycle Crash

When it starts raining, it is the most dangerous time for a motorcyclist to be on the road. During the first hour of a rainstorm, oil and dirt are lifted from the ground’s surface and can cause ...
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You Didn't Cause the Accident- Why Should You Be the One Paying the Price?

Whiplash, thoracic spine injury, concussion…all serious injuries that can be caused by a car accident. If you have been seriously injured in a Georgia truck or car accident due to someone ...
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Douglasville Car Accident at a School Bus Crossing

The Douglasville woman responsible for hitting and killing a 17-year-old pedestrian has been charged with first-degree vehicular homicide, reckless driving and failure to stop for a school bus that ...
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Atlanta Ranks 4th in the Nation in Auto Accidents

Atlanta Ranks 4th in the Nation in Auto Accidents According to a recent AAA report that reviewed 2009 traffic data, Atlanta ranked fourth in the nation for automobile accidents and sixth for ...
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Is Driver Fatigue to Blame for an Atlanta Auto Accident?

Is Driver Fatigue to Blame for an Atlanta Auto Accident? On the last Friday of November, a single-vehicle accident in Atlanta occurred sending one woman to the hospital. Authorities said that the ...
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Bicycle Accident Injuries Caused from Road Bumps in Georgia

In a recent article, we talked about the danger that large road markers or "road turtles" cause cyclists in Decatur. As we mentioned, numerous road markers have been added to the city of ...
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Facts About Teen Car Crashes in Georgia

Sadly, motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death for teenagers in Alpharetta County and throughout the United States. Because 16 to 19 year old drivers are more likely to get involved ...
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Inclement Weather Contributed to Worst Freeway Pileups

Take a look at some of the largest freeway car pileups, involving upwards of 50 vehicles. Poor weather conditions like fog, snow on the road and heavy snowfall heavily contributed to these massive ...
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3-Year-Old Dies in Atlanta Pedestrian Accident, Grandma Sent to Hospital

On November 15, 2011, a three-year-old girl was hit by a car while attempting to cross the street in metro Atlanta. This Atlanta pedestrian accident occurred on a DeKalb County street on Tuesday ...
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Fatal Cherokee County Truck Crash Injures 2, Kills 1

Fatal Cherokee County Truck Crash Injures 2, Kills 1 On November 4, 2011, a deadly truck crash in Georgia occurred near the Cherokee-Bartow line. According to officials, the fatal accident happened ...
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Bicycle Checklist Helps Reduce Cycling Accidents in Peachtree, GA

Many people feel that drivers of motor vehicles are often at fault for injuring bicyclists in car/bike crashes in Georgia. Although this belief is correct, there are many bicyclists who have been ...
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Car Accident Victims with Neck Injuries Turn to Atlanta Accident Attorneys at Kalka & Baer

The torque that results from a car crash can jar the passengers inside of the car to the point of injury. Such injuries can be evident instantaneously or show up after a period of time if left ...
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The Leading Causes of Georgia Trucking Accidents

Anyone who has driven the highways that run through the inside of Atlanta and reach to the borders of Georgia know that the roads are full of semi trucks. Busy interstates like I-20, I-75 and I-85 ...
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Georgia Cyclists at High Risk for Injury

There are many misconceptions of Georgia bike rights and regulations; the biggest mistake is people thinking that it is correct for someone to ride his/her bicycle on a sidewalk. No person 13 or more ...
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Fall Season a More Dangerous Time for Deer-Car Accidents in Georgia

Cobb County Traffic Court Judge Jason Fincher driving on John Ward Road in Marietta, Ga. when a deer ran into his vehicle. Fincher told Channel 2 Action News that he never saw the deer until his ...
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Atlanta Motorcycle Crash Leaves Questions Unanswered

Atlanta Motorcycle Crash Leaves Questions Unanswered On October 29, 2011, an Atlanta motorcycle accident occurred early in the morning on Interstate 20 that left the police trying to figure out what ...
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Atlanta Teens Get Lessons in Safe Driving Practices

Atlanta Teens Get Lessons in Safe Driving Practices During National Teen Driver Safety Week, Atlanta teen drivers got hands-on tips to learn how to drive safely. High school students at Northview High ...
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Atlanta Ranks in Nationwide Report of Traffic Crashes and Congestion

The detriment of traffic has been shown to be more than just exasperating, but physically costly to cities and societies as well. Atlanta is well known for bottlenecked roads and bumper-to-bumper ...
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DeKalb County Crash Kills Two, Injures Two

On October 16, 2011, a deadly DeKalb County crash killed two brothers and seriously injured a mother and daughter. According to officials, the accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday night. This ...
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Motorcycle Ownership Correlates to Atlanta Motorcycle Accidents

Every day you probably see one motorcyclist driving next to you on the road, but have you ever wondered if that person will be the next victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Atlanta? Sadly, Georgia ...
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Atlanta Bicycle Crashes Caused by Drunk Driving

Bicycle accidents in Atlanta and throughout the country occur due to the consumption of alcohol either by a cyclist or the driver of a motor vehicle. Although everyone knows that drunk driving is ...
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Fulton County Car Accident Critically Injures 1 and Kills 2

On Wednesday, October 12, 2011, a single-vehicle accident in Fulton County critically injured one woman and killed two men. Authorities said that the crash occurred around 12:30 PM on Orkney Road at ...
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When Defective Tires Cause Atlanta Accidents

When driving around Atlanta, you may be looking out for dangerous drivers, drunk drivers, aggressive drivers, and even road hazards in order to avoid an Atlanta auto accident. But what about looking ...
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Bad Tire Causes Fatal Atlanta Car Crash

Bad Tire Causes Fatal Atlanta Car Crash A fatal Atlanta car crash occurred the night of Saturday, October 8, 2011, on Interstate 20 near Fulton County Industrial. Police say that a bad tire was to ...
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Pelvic Fracture Treatments after a Serious Atlanta Car Crash

When a violent car crash takes place in Atlanta, serious damages and injuries can occur. Oftentimes, motorists suffer fractures to their pelvic bones during a serious wreck. Such injuries generally ...
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