Q: Where are Georgia Drivers Most Likely to Speed and Cause Accidents?
A:A driver can speed anywhere. All it takes is one driver who is driving too fast for the road or its conditions to cause a tragic Georgia car accident.
However, there are parts of Georgia where speeding is more common, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT)*. Specifically, the DOT reports these issues:
- The speed related fatal crash rate is more than double in rural counties than in the five Atlanta metropolitan counties.
- The number of fatal speeding crashes increased everywhere in Georgia except for the five Atlanta metropolitan counties, including urban, suburban and rural areas from 2000 – 2006.
If you’ve been hurt or if you’ve lost a loved one in a Georgia car crash that occurred because of speeding driver, you need to know what to do after the accident. Please read our free e-book, 4 Common Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Georgia Car or Truck Claim, and contact an experienced Atlanta car accident attorney at 770.518.1133 or via our online contact form for more information.
*Source: Crash Analysis, Statistics & Information Notebook 2008, Georgia Department of Transportation, January 2008