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Safe Driving Tips Every Atlanta Motorist Should Be Reminded Of

Safe Driving Tips Every Atlanta Motorist Should Be Reminded Of

Atlanta Injury Blog > 2011 > September > Safe Driving Tips Every Atlanta Motorist Should Be Reminded Of

It stands to reason that when people pass their driver's test and receive their driver's license, they should know how to drive. However, if we all know how to drive, then why do motor vehicle accidents in Atlanta occur? Since wrecks do happen, it indicates that all drivers need to be reminded of roadway safety tips from time to time in order to decrease their chances of being involved and injured in a Georgia crash.

Several key driving tips that can help increase a driver's chances of not being involved in an Atlanta accident include:

  • Be alert for potential roadway dangers: Pay attention to the road and the other drivers around you. If you are distracted behind the wheel, you may not see the potential dangers in the road, which can cause you to be involved in a traffic accident.
  • Obey the posted speed limits: The speed limits are there for your safety. When drivers travel over the speed limits, the chances for accidents and injuries increase.
  • Do not tailgate: Leave the appropriate amount of room when traveling behind another car so that you have time to brake and react to potential dangers.
  • Do not drink and drive: When going out for the night, make sure you plan accordingly. Designate a driver or take a taxicab home instead of attempting to get behind the wheel intoxicated.
  • Always wear your seatbelt: Because you do not know what type of dangers you will encounter along your travels, it is best for you and everyone in your vehicle to buckle up every single time you get behind the wheel.
  • Merge safely: It is important to your safety and the safety of others sharing the road with you that you merge safely. This is especially true when merging in front of a tractor trailer; make sure you allow plenty of space.

If you were injured in an Atlanta auto accident due to someone else's negligence, please contact a knowledgeable Atlanta personal injury lawyer to find out your rights to recovery.

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