Every day in the US, about 30 people are killed in drunk-driving-related accidents. That’s about 12,000 people every year. (Source: NHTSA). According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, many of those convicted of drunk driving got behind the wheel at least 80 times before they were arrested for DUI. Even if a drunk driver loses their…

If you or a loved one are injured in an accident caused by the reckless or negligent actions of another driver, there are several types of compensation available for any injuries or other losses. In Georgia, you will often see that the accident victim was awarded emotional distress damages because of their injuries. In Burrow…

October is Pedestrian Safety Month. The Governors Highway Safety Administration has reported a 50% increase in pedestrian fatalities over the past decade, with 2019 listed as the deadliest year for pedestrians in 30 years. While many of us are accustomed to driving most places, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reminds us that everyone is…

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Every 32 seconds, a child under the age of 13 years is involved in a car crash. The use of child car seats and booster seats dramatically increases the chances that those children will survive and sustain less serious injuries. In light of Child Passenger Safety Week, September 20-26, here’s some information about Georgia’s child…

The Atlanta Police Department recently announced that it would no longer be responding to car accidents where no injuries are reported. This is a temporary measure, due to the coronavirus. The APD made the announcement on July 30, 2020, via social media. They wrote, “to protect the health and safety of our staff and customers,…

With Georgia traffic slowly returning to normal, and with May being Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, Burrow & Associates would like to highlight some of the state’s guidelines on safe driving. Motorcyclists need to understand Georgia’s licensing, insurance, and other requirements. It is also essential for drivers to be cautious and alert when sharing the road…

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is understandable that many drivers have other things on their mind, especially if they are essential workers or employees going back to work for the first time as businesses begin to reopen. It is particularly important to understand the dangers of…

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. With the holiday season upon us, this is also an opportune time to encourage people to celebrate safely. If you are going to consume alcohol during a holiday party,…

It is National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 20-26), a time to raise awareness about the dangers of teenage driving and to discuss how to make the Georgia roadways safer for all motorists. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teenagers ages 15-18…

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