It only takes a few seconds for a driver to become distracted and crash. Five seconds could be the time it takes to check a text but it’s also the time it takes to drive the length of a football field at 55 mph. And with distractions everywhere from flashy billboards to even eating fries…

There’s a general idea that hands-free technology like virtual assistants (i.e. Siri and Cortana), Bluetooth, and dashboard systems make driving while using your phone safer. But is that the reality of the matter? While cars are becoming computers themselves, it’s very possible that same tech could be distracting us from a car’s main use –…

While they haven’t been around long, electric scooters have caused mayhem to major cities around the country. Dozens of articles have come out on the injuries specifically caused by them ranging from road rash to concussions to brain bleeds and now including deaths. Some hospitals are even reporting up to 10 cases a day, but…

Wake up! Drowsy Driving Awareness Week is November 4th – 11th, and we are asking Georgia drivers to be awake and vigilant. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 100,000 police-reported crashes per year are a result of drowsy driving. The 2017 AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety report states that approximately 43% of…

Rideshare companies, in addition to public transit, are paving the way for the elimination of personal vehicles altogether. Rideshare company Lyft recently introduced a subscription program for its customers. For $299 a month, subscribers to Lyft’s all-access plan get 30 private and shared rides up to $15. If the rides end up costing more than…

Teenage drivers are three times more likely to be involved in deadly crashes than all other motorists.  This is likely due to the teenager’s inexperience with driving, coupled with immaturity, and a higher likelihood of taking risks while behind the wheel. In light of this staggering statistic, Congress designated the third week in October as…

Every 33-seconds a child 13 is involved in a collision. That is an alarming number, especially when you consider that only 25% of drivers have their children in the appropriate car seat (Source: NHTSA).  During Child Passenger Safety Week (September 23 – September 29), Atlanta Personal Injury Law Group – Gore, LLC is providing parents…

The thought of handing over the car keys to a teenager can be unsettling for parents, and for good reason. Motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death for U.S. teens, with drivers aged 16 to 19 being three times more likely to be in a fatal crash than those 20 years…

Metro Atlanta traffic is bad enough on its own. But add in some road construction, and your commute goes from manageable to miserable. Atlanta Personal Injury Law Group – Gore, LLC wants to help. We are providing our readers with a list of ongoing summer road projects. Plan ahead and avoid the traffic congestion! Cobb…

When people are involved in a vehicle collision, they often end up going to the hospital to be evaluated and treated. Collisions can be traumatic events, especially when you consider that the incident involves thousands of pounds of metal striking another object. Even if your injuries may seem minor at the time, it is still…

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