Georgia truck drivers who are fatigued may be more likely to cause a crash. Two deadly truck accidents in North Dakota that occurred as a result of driver fatigue highlighted the fact that the majority of accidents in the area are in the oil region.
Unexpected dangers, which can be as mundane as another driver merging into your lane or slamming on the breaks, can be catastrophic when paired with distracted driving, which the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says caused almost 3,500 deaths in the United States in 2016.
Now that spring is here and the weather is getting nicer, roads in and around Atlanta are going to see an increase in motorcycle traffic. Those who ride understand the feeling of freedom and exhilaration that comes with zipping along on two wheels. But too few people – especially drivers of larger vehicles – understand the level of danger that motorcyclists face each time they take to the roads and highways.