Everyone knows that texting and driving is dangerous. It's no secret. They tell young drivers during their training courses, they've made commercials and internet ads, and extensive research shows the risk time and time again.
A teacher in Georgia was tragically killed in a car accident while she was apparently driving to work. The crash also involved a local detention officer, who was injured in the wreck. That deputy wound up in the hospital.
Commercials campaigning against texting and driving often feature teenage drivers. If you ask someone to describe a cliche distracted driver, they'll probably describe an inexperienced young person.
Jogging is great for your health, keeping you in shape and keeping your weight down. However, it also comes with some significant hazards when you run near roads and traffic. Pedestrian accidents carry a very high risk of becoming fatal, and even low-speed accidents can lead to significant injuries.
One man in Georgia has passed away after being involved in a head-on crash that left at least one vehicle burning on the side of the road. Pictures show the car going up in flames while sitting next to a mailbox. Firetrucks and emergency workers can be seen in the background.
A teenage girl and four other individuals were riding in a utility terrain vehicle in Georgia when it was involved in an accident. The vehicle apparently rolled during the crash, per the Oconee County sheriff, and wound up in a lake.
A lot has been done to prevent deadly car accidents. New cars have a lot of technology, like lane assist systems and blind spot monitoring, to stop crashes from happening. Police have run campaigns to combat dangerous behaviors, like texting and driving or drinking and driving.
Two deaths tragically rocked one family in Georgia when a teenager who was headed to his aunt's funeral was involved in a car accident. He passed away in the wreck.
Tragically, teen drivers have very high fatal accident rates. There are those who suggest that the only real solution to the problem is to stop giving 16-year-old kids the keys to the family car.
Truckers do not get an hourly wage. They often get paid by the mile. This is done to reward them directly for productivity. If they're moving goods, they're making money.