Two brothers from Atlanta, who both attended Georgia Southern University, had come home for Thanksgiving. When it came time to drive back to school, they decided to drive late at night in an effort to avoid holiday traffic congestion.
The Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources has run into some trouble with the law. He's facing potential DUI charges. Two different investigations are being carried out by the authorities to get to the bottom of a rather complex situation.
The police arrest you and bring you in for questioning. They tell you that you have a right to remain silent, but you decide to answer some questions.
To better get an idea of how pedestrian accidents happen and what role vehicle speed plays in those accidents, researchers broke down the statistics and found that the majority of crashes were at relatively low speeds. A total of 422 accidents were examined and a full 280 of them happened when the cars were going under 20 mph.
It can be intimidating to deal with the police. If they ask to search your home or apartment, you may think you have no choice but to say yes.
A recent Bloomberg article ("Smartphones Are Killing Americans, But Nobody's Counting"), says that no special status is accorded to fatalities resulting from cellphone or other distractions.