Different License Types

Categories: Trucking

Since 1986, the federal government has required the possession of a commercial driver’s license (CDL) to operate certain vehicles like semi trucks, tractor-trailers and buses. With so many large vehicles available today, including many that are frequently operated by everyday drivers in the form of recreational or light contracting vehicles, more drivers than ever are…

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The Hands-Free Georgia Act: A Summary

Categories: Car Accidents

On May 2, 2018, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed the Hands-Free Georgia Act, which was designed to make the roads safer by reducing incidents of distracted driving. While there are mixed feelings about the new law, it essentially expands on the existing texting ban by adding hand-held phone use to the list of prohibited activities…

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Tips for Meeting with a Doctor after a Car Accident

Categories: Car Accident

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You have suffered a serious motor vehicle accident. No matter how minor you think the injury is, the first step is to seek medical treatment right away. Not only does this ensure you are not suffering a more serious injury, but it protects you in the event you need to file a car accident claim…

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Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation for Dehydration?

Categories: Workers' Compensation

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With summer temperatures in full swing, some workers whose primary work consists of being outside in the heat are taking extra precautions to stay hydrated. However, when the demands of your job are harsh, you may not have adequate breaks to consume the water you need. Dehydration is a serious concern for those working outdoors,…

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