In 2015, there were more than 385,000 auto accidents on Georgia roadways, including 1,430 fatalities and 19,405 serious injuries. Since 2015, the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety have been working diligently to reduce serious injuries and fatalities on roadways across the state. Unfortunately, the number of fatal accidents has only increased over the past two years.
2016 was considered the deadliest year on U.S. roadways since 2007, with more than 40,000 people dying in fatal auto accidents. Since 2015, the number of fatal auto accidents on Georgia roadways increased by 33 percent. That accounts for 1,561 fatalities in 2016 and 1,547 in 2017. The Georgia DOT provided the following information about those accidents:
The Georgia DOT and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety recommend that Georgia drivers do the following to reduce the risk of a serious auto accident:
Whether you are traveling downtown, on one of the major interstates, or in the countryside, when an auto accident occurs, your entire life may be changed. Get the help you need after a Georgia auto accident by contacting Giannini Law Office. We are skilled in representing clients all over Georgia who have been injured in auto accidents. To schedule your free case evaluation, call us at (770) 637-5505.
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