11Alive reports on a tragic accident that killed one child and injured another. The collision occurred at around 9:30 a.m. when the SUV that was transporting the two children ran a stop sign at the intersection of Jones Road and Highway 92 and was T-boned by another vehicle.
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Smartphones are a leading contributor to distracted driving in the United States, and the consequences of using one behind the wheel can be devastating. According to the Federal Communications Commission, more than eight traffic fatalities occur every day as a result of distracted driving, and an additional 1,161 people sustain injuries.
Summer is just around the corner, and Memorial Day will be here before you know it. Many Americans take advantage of this federal holiday, which falls on May 29 this year, by taking a trip to see friends or family.
11Alive reports on a collision between a tractor-trailer transporting hazardous materials and a passenger vehicle. The accident resulted in a toxic spill and caused injuries to both motorists involved.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, I-285 had more fatal collisions per mile in 2013 than any other interstate in the nation. I-285 surrounds Atlanta, and it has earned a reputation as one of the deadliest roadways in the United States.
According to Business Insider, drivers who fail to stay in their lanes are responsible for most fatal collisions in the state of Georgia. Other common causes of deadly accidents include speeding, drunk driving, and poor weather.
According to the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety, 1,179 people died as a result of traffic accidents in 2013, and an additional 116,458 sustained injuries. Even if you abide by all traffic laws, you run the risk of serious injury every time you get behind the wheel.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports on a tragic car accident that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old boy. According to the AJC, the high school sophomore was driving with a passenger in his car when the single-vehicle collision occurred.
Drowsy driving is incredibly dangerous, but that does not stop 60 percent of adult drivers in the United States from doing it. In fact, more than one-third of U.S. adult drivers--which is more than 100 million people--claim they have fallen asleep at the wheel.
St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner, and since it's on a Friday this year, you can expect that more people than usual will be out celebrating. Even if you're planning on drinking responsibly, though, you cannot rely on others to do the same.