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Posted on January 3, 2019 in Interesting Articles

Increased Christmas Season Traffic Deaths in Georgia

Here’s a frightening statistic: there were 73% more fatal car wrecks and 35% more car crashes in Georgia over the 2018 Christmas travel period (Dec 21-26) than the same period in 2017. There were 26 deaths in 2018 vs. 15 in 2017, and there were 700 wrecks in 2018 vs. 515 in 2017. Even with the increase in safety technologies in our cars, we are still dealing with the repercussions of dangerous road conditions and distracted driving.

Moral of the story – stay safe out on the roads and be aware of the drivers around you.

The Melonakos Law Firm helps people in South Carolina and Georgia who have been injured by negligent drivers.  If you or a loved one have been hurt this holiday season call us at (864) 485-5555. Attorney Mike Melonakos is happy to talk with you and find out how our firm can help.