Why Left Turns Require Extra Caution

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The majority of drivers probably cannot recite statistics to prove it, but many probably suspect that a left turn – in any situation – tends to be more dangerous than a right-hand one. Interestingly enough, numerous studies back up this instinct. Federal studies cite left turns as part of accidents 53.1% of the time, as…

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Parents Must Be the Examples to Stop Texting and Driving

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Most people want to teach their kids to do the right thing, and they generally try to model good behavior in front of them. Unfortunately, many parents are falling short of the ideal when it comes to distracted driving. According to a recent study published in Academic Pediatrics, approximately 90% of parent drivers have admitted…

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Avoiding Back-to-School Car Accidents

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As the seasons change, and children head back to school, it is time for drivers to begin thinking about keeping kids safe as they walk or ride their bicycles to and from school. Getting those children to school and home again safely each day is the responsibility of every driver on the roads. From watching…

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Nine Important Pool Safety Tips

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One of the most enjoyable summer activities in Georgia is going to the pool. People go to relax, cool off, and spend time with loved ones. While pools are a source of relaxation and fun, it is important to be careful at the pool. You run the risk of drowning or diving accidents. To make…

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How to Prevent Child Heatstroke

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There has been a lot of press surrounding a recent Cobb County toddler’s death in a hot car. Leaving a child in a hot car for even a brief period is extremely dangerous. The temperature in a car increases 20 degrees in 10 minutes in the sun. When the outside temperature in just the 60s,…

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Extreme Obstacle Races Can Be Dangerous

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Running events and races have steadily increased in popularity over the past decade, and one need not look far to find a 5k, 10k, or other marathons in which to participate. While millions of runners competed in traditional road races in the U.S. in 2013, four million people finished what is known as “non-traditional obstacle…

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How to Prevent Your Kids from Drinking and Driving

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A teenage driver operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level of .08 percent is approximately 17 times more likely to be involved in a car accident, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Research has shown that teenagers, as a group, are more likely to be susceptible to peer pressure,…

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Beware When Toy Shopping Says Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer

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More than 262,000 kids were injured last year by toys that were given to them by unsuspecting friends and relatives. If , like most Americans, you’re planning to buy toys for the children in your life this holiday season, there are some important things you need to keep in mind. The number one injury sustained…

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Eating Less May Help You Feel Better After an Accident

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During times of stress people will react to food in one of two ways: either they will eat more thinking it makes them feel better, or they will eat less. Very few stick to the same eating patterns as before their stress. Everyone knows someone who went on the “divorce diet” and lost weight almost…

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Gwinett County Teen Faces Vehicular Homicide Charges

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An 18-year-old Lawrenceville teen is facing vehicular homicide charges in connection with the Sept. 26 accident that resulted in the death of Devin Durden. The teenage driver who reportedly caused the accident that resulted in fatal injuries to Buford High School graduate and football star Devin Durden has been arrested. Caylie Edge, 18, of Lawrenceville,…

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