Top Ten Causes of Distracted Driving

On March 29, 2018, the Georgia General Assembly approved House Bill 673. This bill will prohibit certain activities, especially ones involving technological devices, from taking place behind the wheel. You will now be prohibited from holding or suppo...

Drivers and Dashboard Distraction Study Released

Perhaps unsurprisingly, a recent study has found that complicated screens on dashboards are proving to be a distraction. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that technology in today’s vehicles could be putting people at higher risk ...

Study of Distracted Driving Underway

Late in 2011, a man texted his fiancee to tell her that he was nearly home. It was reported that he was only four minutes from the woman’s home when he sent a text that said: “I’m almost there.” The man never made it. Just mom...

1 Killed, Others Injured in Car Wreck

Life truly can change in an instant, as the old saying goes. A group of young people learned this lesson in a tragic way earlier this month. A car with four people inside ran a stop sign in Bartow County. The 17-year-old driver sped through the inter...

Student Urges Drivers to Stay Focused on the Road

It takes mere seconds for an accident to occur and change the lives of those involved forever. Such was the case on the Douglasville Highway just before Christmas. A teenager and his friends were in a vehicle at what the teenager describes as the wro...

HSK Georgia Ranks High for Distracted Drivers

The app company Life360 ranked Georgia as seventh in the nation when it comes to distracted driving, according to a report released in March. The report, in addition to other data, has led police to ramp up their efforts to decrease the habit in thei...