As the parent of a college student, you worry about everything. For example, you're always concerned if your child will attend class and get good grades. Along with this, you may be worried about his or her ability to make the right decisions.
Getting a flat tire can be a considerable inconvenience, and many travelers have had to stop in order to change a tire. Unfortunately, having to stop on the side of the road can be a dangerous action, and other drivers could pose a threat. If another driver is impaired, an individual stopped on the side of the road could potentially become the victim of an accident caused by a drunk driver.
Driving under the influence is an action that many individuals will avoid throughout their lives. However, there are also many who make the wrong decision to get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol. As a result, an accident caused by a drunk driver is not as uncommon as many people would hope. Such an accident could happen to anyone, and individuals who are involved could be seriously injured.
Suffering serious injuries is a negative situation for anyone to have to face. Medical bills can accumulate, pain will likely be experienced and a person's life can be substantially affected. If the person has been injured due to the actions of a drunk driver, there may be additional reasons to file a personal injury claim against the driver considered responsible.
A recent car accident in Georgia took a fatal turn when one person died as a result of the collision. The wreck occurred just prior to 9 p.m. on a recent Sunday and the driver who is believed to have caused the accident is also believed to be a drunk driver. The accident occurred at an intersection in southeast Georgia.
The dangers of drinking and driving are well-known. As a result, responsible drivers make sure that they have a designated driver if they are going to consume alcohol. Regardless of the protections a driver might put in place to preserve his or her safety as well as the safety of others, they will not protect the individual from others who have chosen to drink and drive. Unfortunately, one man lost in life in Georgia as a result of an accident caused by an alleged drunk driver.
The statistics concerning the numbers of car accidents seem to be getting worse. While these are often tragic, many times the causes are due to heavy traffic, weather or even mechanical problems. One type of wreck that is entirely preventable is one caused by a drunk driver. Georgia has more than its share of these terrible wrecks. If you or a loved one has been victimized in this way, getting the right information can make a tremendous difference.
Charges have recently been filed against a man in connection with an auto accident that occurred last February in Georgia. Along with a felony vehicular homicide charge, the driver has also been charged with the misdemeanors of driving too fast for conditions and driving under the influence. One reason cited for a lapse in time before the drunk driver accusations and related charges were filed was budgetary constraints.
A fundraiser set up by a friend enabled residents of one Georgia town to pitch in their time and resources to help one of their own. A tragic accident early last month left one young mother seriously injured and her young son killed after being hit by a suspected drunk driver. While the woman was unable to attend the event, it was successful in raising some much-needed money.
Teenagers often seem to be full of life and with a quest for adventure. When a tendency to believe that they are indestructible is added to alcohol and vehicles, then the mix can potentially result in a tragedy. Georgia police have recently charged a teen with being a drunk driver who they say was responsible for killing a teenaged passenger.