Category: Car Accidents

Common Signs of Truck Driver Fatigue to Be Aware Of

Posted on 10/15/22

in Car Accidents

Truck drivers have a lot of responsibility when behind the wheel and need to be alert at all times. Unfortunately, truck driver fatigue is a real problem and can lead to serious accidents. If you’ve been in an accident with a truck, there are certain signs that indicate the driver may have been fatigued.  Signs…

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What are the most Dangerous Times to Drive in Georgia?

Posted on 10/7/22

in Car Accidents

With so many people on the roads, it’s no surprise that car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury and death in the United States. While accidents can happen at any time, there are certain days and times that are particularly dangerous for drivers.  Most Dangerous Time of Day By following these simple…

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Deadliest Highways in Georgia

Posted on 09/15/21

in Car Accidents

As we all know, car accidents cause many severe injuries and deaths each year. In fact, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of injuries and fatalities, and the second leading cause of hospital and emergency room visits in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Transportation reported that more than 1,000 accidents happen in the state…

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5 Common Mistakes People Make After a Car Accident

Posted on 09/2/21

in Car Accidents

Being injured in a car accident can be a very stressful and traumatic experience. It’s not surprising that many people get caught up in the moment and end up saying or doing things that they shouldn’t when they are at the scene of the accident. This is especially true for people who have never been…

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Georgia’s Hands-Free Law: Is It Working?

Posted on 01/29/19

in Blog, Car Accidents

With distracted driving at an all-time high, Georgia’s Hands-Free Law prohibits motorists from holding phones and other devices while driving. That means drivers found with their phone in their hand or touching any part of their body while operating a motor vehicle may be fined. What’s more, at-fault drivers in a distracted driving crash that…

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Safe Holiday Driving Tips: How to Avoid a Car Accident

Posted on 12/23/18

in Blog, Car Accidents

In 2017, AAA forecasted 107.3 million Americans traveled during the year-end holiday period with the vast majority hitting the roads in vehicles. This holiday season likely won’t be any different and if you do plan to travel, Bowen Painter Trial Lawyers has compiled a list of safe holiday driving tips that can increase your chances…

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Do I Need a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you’re probably wondering if you need a personal injury lawyer. If your injuries are minor, you may be able to handle the case yourself. If your car accident injuries are more serious, you will likely need help from an experienced personal injury attorney in Savannah. The Georgia…

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