Failure to Maintain Lane
Information from our Knowledgeable Marietta Car Accident Lawyers
The Official Code of Georgia Annotated 40-6-48 describes every motorist's
responsibility to safely maintain their own lane while driving. The rule
of the road is even more important now given the increased number of distracted
drivers with cell phone usage. Recent studies are alarming as to how many
people admit to using their phones while operating a vehicle.
If you or a loved one has been hurt by a motorist due to their failure
to maintain their lane, you may have a viable injury claim against them. At
Jones & Swanson our experienced Marietta car accident attorneys have recovered more than
$50 million for clients who have been injured, bereaved, or wronged. If
you have been harmed in a dangerous road accident, we are ready to assess
your legal options.
Pursue the compensation you deserve for your post-accident expenses. Use
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Failing To Maintain & Negligence
A driver’s failure to maintain their lane is negligent under Georgia
law and creates a case of action for personal injury damages. When drivers
don’t act responsibly, we hold them accountable. You have rights
under the law when you are injured, call us and we will help you preserve
Common causes for failure to maintain include:
- Impaired driving (drugs, alcohol, fatigue)
- Distracted driving (smartphones, radios, etc.)
- Failure to properly signal a lane change
- Failure to follow road signs
- Failure to follow traffic cones, barrels, or other hazards
If one of the above circumstances contributed to your car or truck accident,
then the time to take legal action is now. Our firm is ready to assess
the circumstances of your crash and, if necessary, take decisive steps
towards securing the compensation you deserve. Get in touch with us today.
Call (770) 884-6652
now to speak with our team.
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