Personal Injury

HAZMAT Safety Rules Protect the Public From Deadly Truck Crashes

The term HAZMAT refers to hazardous materials and items. There are a huge variety of items classified as Hazmat, from various chemical products to biological waste products. Hazmat products must be transported in many cases and they are often moved on trucks. Our Atlanta truck accident lawyers know that a […]

A Wish List for Reducing Commercial Trucking Accidents in Georgia

MAP-21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, was signed in July by President Obama and authorizes $105 billion in transportation improvements for the 2013-14 fiscal year. It is the first long-term highway authorization since 2005. We reported recently on our Georgia Truck Accident Lawyer Blog about […]

Truck Crashes in Construction Zones a Concern for Georgia Workers, Motorists

Last spring, a devastating crash in a construction zone left one worker and one semi truck driver dead. The truck reportedly struck a line of cars that had been stopped in a construction zone in Colorado, causing the tractor trailer to flip, throwing the driver, crushing the worker and spilling […]

Distracted Truckers a Focus in Atlanta this April

According to Fleet, Aegis Mobility has been conducting annual surveys on distracted driving among professional drivers for the past several years. This year, as they begin their third-annual survey on Workplace Distracted Driving, Aegis Mobility is targeting fleet operators and asking them to answer questions about distracted driving behaviors. […]

Georgia Trucking Accidents To Be Reduced By Map-21 Act Initiatives

Every year in this country, motor vehicle accidents cost us anywhere from $230 billion to $300 billion to cover property damage, emergency services, hospitalization, lost wages and disability. In Georgia alone, we shell out more than $7.8 billion. It’s not clear how much of that can be directly attributed to […]

Number of Truck Accidents On the Rise

Earlier this month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released traffic crash data for the 2011 calendar year. While their press release touts that highway deaths are at their lowest in six decades after a decline in traffic fatalities of nearly two percent, a closer look at the numbers […]

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