When emergency vehicles are headed toward you or parked nearby, it's best to do what you can to be cautious. Not doing so can lead to a crash like this one, which resulted in a deputy's death.
Spinal cord injuries can vary. Although people often think of spinal injuries as those that cause paralysis, the reality is that no two injuries are exactly alike. Someone who has suffered a blow to their spinal column and damage to the spinal cord might have paralysis from that point down, or they may have only a touch of feeling. Some people will have nerve pain, and others will feel everything but also have weakness.
As a Georgia motorist, you have shared the road with large trucks and various types of semitrailers. You understand the importance of these types of vehicles for the American economy, but you are also probably aware of how dangerous they can be when truckers are not attentive or drive recklessly. Due to their large size and heavy weight, these vehicles can cause excessive damage when involved in a crash.
There are few things more frightening than the prospect of having a stroke. They can seemingly come out of nowhere. Even relatively young, healthy people can suffer strokes, as we've seen with the recent death of actor Luke Perry. As in his case, too often, they're fatal. Even when they aren't, they can be seriously debilitating.
Truck accidents happen regardless of the season, time of day or road conditions. People who drive trucks may cause collisions as a result of being tired, overworked or distracted. Sometimes, they fall asleep behind the wheel or make serious errors.