Legal Blog: Driving Laws
Vehicle Coverage: Do You Have Enough Insurance?
January 12, 2017
If you have spent any time driving around metro Atlanta you know the city has some of the worst traffic congestion in the country. Maneuvering the streets and highways in Atlanta and its suburbs can be an adventure. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports 2,443,000 people were injured in accidents in 2015, with 35,092 Read More
What Rights Do I have if I am Arrested While Driving?
November 16, 2016
The law is black and white. It’s written in a way that makes it very clear to understand what you can and cannot do. The law is also clear when it comes to the consequences if you are convicted of a crime. If you speed, you may receive a citation and have to pay a Read More
Danger on The Road: What could happen if you are involved in an accident
October 27, 2016
Traffic in Atlanta is among the worst in the country. There are days when it seems like the morning rush hour becomes the afternoon rush hour without any relief. As we all know, heavy traffic leads to accidents. Commuters in Metro Atlanta see their fair share of car accidents. When an accident occurs, typically, one Read More
A Personal Injury Attorney Will Protect Your Rights
October 18, 2016
We live in a great nation, but unfortunately, our laws can be complicated and hard to understand. Who can you really trust when the legal system is confusing and you don’t know what your options are? This is one reason why it is essential to hire an attorney who is experienced in personal injury cases, Read More
What Happens in a DUI: What Can I Do if I Get Pulled Over for a DUI?
August 8, 2016
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is dangerous and should be avoided at all costs. However, people make mistakes and DUI charges occur frequently. Receiving a DUI charge has very harsh repercussions, but that doesn’t mean that there are no steps you can take to minimize the effects that it will have on Read More
How Can You Avoid a Drunk Driver?
July 12, 2016
In the Metro Atlanta area and Cobb Country, we know all too well that some times are worse than others to be out on the road. Accidents are more common during the stress of rush hour, the “tired” hours of the night, and when the weather turns foul. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Read More
Drinking and Driving: How Much is .08 Percent?
April 13, 2016
The number .08 percent doesn’t sound like a big number, but when it comes to your blood alcohol content, a hundredth of a point can make a difference of whether you drive home in your own vehicle, or in handcuffs in the back of a patrol car. That little number can be all it takes Read More
What Falls Under Texting and Driving?
August 25, 2015
It’s a Fact: Texting While You Are at a Stop Light is Still Considered Driving & Texting! Now that school has resumed across the state, most drivers have probably noticed that traffic is a little heavier during the morning commute. School buses and high school students are on the road each morning which means traffic, Read More
Firearms in Georgia: Carrying a Firearm in Your Vehicle
July 27, 2015
Most of us have very few interactions with the police. There may be an occasional traffic ticket or fender bender, but for the most part we know law enforcement officers are there if we need them. There have been several high profile incidents over the past few years involving the police. We hear about these Read More
To Blow or Not To Blow: That Is The Question
June 11, 2015
Summer days are great for hanging out by the pool, visiting the lake and barbecuing in the backyard. Outdoor events can bring alcohol, and that can bring along trouble. For legal professionals and law enforcement, the summer time creates an increase in driving under the influence (DUI incidents). Anytime of the year, it is a Read More