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  • Operation Southern Shield Roadway Safety Program
    Operation Southern Shield Roadway Safety Program

    This week, Georgia is joining four nearby states to promote roadway safety by placing extra emphasis on drivers speeding or operating a vehicle unsafely. This program, Operation Southern Shield, is ...

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  • New Hands-Free Technology Law Effective in July
    New Hands-Free Technology Law Effective in July

    Governor Nathan Deal recently signed House Bill 673, requiring Georgia drivers to use hands-free technology while using electronic devices when operating a vehicle. The bill will go into effect July ...

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  • Uber Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Halts Following Pedestrian Accident
    Uber Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Halts Following Pedestrian Accident

    In late March, Uber made national news after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a self-driving vehicle in Tempe, Arizona. The car, a Volvo XC90 SUV, was equipped with a sensor system and in ...

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  • Georgia's Texting Laws
    Georgia's Texting Laws

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “Distracted driving is dangerous, claiming 3,477 lives in 2015 alone.” The agency continues, “Distracted driving is any ...

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  • Wrongful Death Claims in Georgia
    Wrongful Death Claims in Georgia

    You are likely familiar with Georgia’s homicide laws. Understandably, it’s against the law to take another person’s life. If someone intentionally kills another human being, they will likely face ...

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  • Kids, the Worst Distraction Behind the Wheel?
    Kids, the Worst Distraction Behind the Wheel?

    By now, you’ve probably heard about the dangers of distracted driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “Distracted driving is dangerous, claiming 3,477 lives ...

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