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November 2016

Understanding Georgia’s “Super Speeder” Law

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Reckless speeders are dangerous to everyone on the road and excessive speeds typically lead to higher fatality rates. Drive defensively and if you are injured by someone who was speeding, let us help you get the compensation you deserve. The Facts Speed-related automobile fatalities are staggeringly high in the United States. In 2015, Georgia saw a significant increase in the number of speed-related vehicle fatalities with nearly 270 deaths attributed to high speeds. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has provided the following disturbing facts: Males under the age of 35 account for the majority of drivers involved in speed-related accidents. Over the past decade approx. 30% of all fatal accidents have been attributed to speeding. In 2014, 41 percent of all speeding drivers in fatal crashes were intoxicated, compared to 17 percent of non-speeding drivers involved in fatal crashes. The NHTSA also found that in 2014, only a little over half of…

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