Blog Posts in January, 2011

GA SNOW and Department of Transportation (DOT)

GA SNOW and Department of Transportation (DOT) Now that Atlantans have finally recovered from Snowmageddon 2011, you would think we'd be in the clear for a while, right? Think again. While, ...
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Dog Bite turns into Deadly Dog Attack

Dog Bite turns into Deadly Dog Attack A 9 year-old Augusta girl was killed this past Saturday by her family dog while taking it on a walk. The 98-pound Japanese Akita is being tested for rabies, but ...
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Two Missing Men Found Dead off Ga. Hwy 11 After Car Crash

Last seen at a New Year's Eve party, two men reportedly went missing around 5:30 a.m. on January 1, 2011. The families of Robert Michael Dempsey and James Eugene Mason reported the two men ...
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Atlanta Truck's Unsecured Load Sends Individual to the Hospital After Crash

A messy Atlanta truck accident occurred on one of the busiest nights of the year, December 31, 2010, on Georgia State Route 400. This New Year's Eve crash created a heavy traffic jam for Georgians ...
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Georgia Police Officer Seriously Injured by Large Box Truck

On Thursday, January 6, 2011, a Georgia truck accident involving a large truck and a police patrol car occurred. Officials say that the police officer involved in this crash was seriously injured and ...
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Trucker Avoids Hitting Children in Georgia Truck and School Bus Crash

On Tuesday, January 4, 2011, a truck driver collided with a school bus in Cherokee County, Georgia. Police say the accident occurred near Hightower and Lovelace Lane near Canton. Richie McKnight, the ...
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Keep Your Hands, Eyes, and Mind on the Road - Not Your Text

Keep Your Hands, Eyes, and Mind on the Road – Not Your Text The State of Georgia, along with many other states, has put a law in place against texting while driving. This law has been enforced ...
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What Happens When Another Driver Loses Control On Ice and Causes the Accident?

What Happens When Another Driver Loses Control On Ice and Causes the Accident? Kalka & Baer has been flooded with phone calls asking this question, what happens when Another Driver Loses Control On ...
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Symptoms of Head Injuries Following an Atlanta Bicycle Accident

Even though bicyclists have the same rights as other motorists, they are often the victims of car and bicycle crashes in Georgia and throughout the nation. In crashes involving cars, bicyclists are ...
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On January 10, 2011 Truck Drivers drivers in Atlanta recklessly caused hundreds of accidents

On January 10, 2011 Truck Drivers and Tractor Trailer drivers caused multiple truck wrecks, automobile accidnents, and violated Ferderal Motor Carrier Safey Regulations. On this date, driving ...
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Warning for Georgia Owners of 15-Passenger Vans

On Wednesday, December 22, 2010, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety in Atlanta issued a safety warning to Georgia owners of 15-passenger vans. This warning by the State of Georgia was ...
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Dogs Can Cause Cyclists to Crash on Georgia Roads

When going out to ride your bicycle, you may never stop to think that an animal, particularly a dog, could pose a danger to your health and cause you to crash. Unless you have been presented with this ...
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Bicycles and Parked Cars - How Close is too Close?

How do you know if you are riding a bike too close to parked cars? No specific law in Georgia states how far away a bicyclist should ride from parked cars. Some states believe that bicyclists should ...
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Atlanta GA 400 Accident New Years Eve- Debris on GA 400

Atlanta GA 400 Accident New Years Eve- Debris on GA 400 Just after dark on New Year's Eve, there was an accident on GA 400 N. Not surprising for NYE, right? In this case, yes. The problem ...
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