The short answer? No, the driver shouldn’t. That’s because truck drivers must be physically and mentally fit to drive a big rig on Georgia roads. If they’re sick with the
Country Singer Miranda Lambert Unhurt in Hit-and-Run Accident in Georgia Involving Truck
Country star Miranda Lambert and her husband, Brendan McLoughlin, were involved in a hit-and-run accident in Atlanta on February 6th as they headed back to Nashville. The 37-year-old country star
Georgia Wrongful Death Case Dismissed Against Truck Company Because Deadline Expired
What follows in this article demonstrates why having a knowledgeable Atlanta truck accident lawyer on your side can really make the difference between winning and losing. Debra Baldwin appealed the
Georgia Traffic Fatalities Increased in 2020
Despite the pandemic, school closures, and more people working from home, traffic fatalities increased in 2020 compared to 2019. At the height of pandemic closures, traffic on Georgia roadways decreased
Estate of Accident Victim Settles for $1.9m When Semi Blocked Traffic to Back Up
A truck driver attempted to back his semi into a driveway at one night about 9PM in Newnan, Georgia. He blocked three lanes of the road, and his big rig
Marietta Teacher Killed in Truck-Motorcycle Collision
The school and community surrounding Marietta in Cobb County are mourning the loss of a beloved teacher and football coach at Osborne High. The Georgia State Patrol says that 29-year-old
Where are a Semi-Truck’s Blind Spots and Why Should I Avoid Them?
“If You Can Read This, I Can’t See You.” You may have seen this on the back of a semi-tractor-trailer. Semi trucks in the U.S. are an average of 72
Can You Get Punitive Damages in a Tractor-Trailer Accident?
A federal district court in Georgia recently ruled that an accident victim’s claim for punitive damages under state law could proceed. The lawsuit stemmed from an accident in which a
How Insurance Policies May Be Interpreted in Trucking Accident Cases
A recent lawsuit in Georgia federal district court examined a commercial automobile insurance policy issued by Progressive to one of the defendants in a wrongful death case. Exactly who and
Who’s at Fault in a “Chain Reaction” Crash?
You’ve heard of a chain reaction. In science, it’s a chemical reaction in which the products themselves promote or spread the reaction, which under certain conditions may accelerate dramatically. Or