Auto Accident Attorney in Georgia Shane Smith Highlight’s Georgia’s Super Speeder Law
When you embark on the road traveling to work, for responsible fun or to run some errands, you take your privilege of driving on the roads and do your best to watch out for other drivers when it comes to operating your car. However, not everyone is as conscientious as you are, you probably get frustrated and a little scared. The State of Georgia has put the Super Speeder Law on the books and is actively enforcing its provisions to catch and punish speeders on Georgia roads. The crackdown works to fine drivers who disregard the posted speed limit.
Drivers caught and convicted of violating this new law will be subject to the additional fee of $200 from the State of Georgia along with any local fees and be labeled a “Super Speeder. This fee is applicable when a driver recklessly operates their vehicle at 75 mph or more on a two lane road or when they are operating the car at 85 mph anywhere in Georgia. Since there is at least one speed-caused death every single day in Georgia, this program and law is put in place to reverse these statistics.
To really make a point to speeder who think they are above the law, additions fees of $50 is levied when the original Super Speeder fine is not paid. Failure to pay also results in a possible license suspension and revocation of driving privileges. The fees garnered from this program go directly into a fund that pays for the medical treatment for crash victims. This program truly makes speeding offenders “pay” for their recklessness on Georgia roads.
If you have been involved in an accident due to a speeding car, you may have a personal injury claim. Depending on who the at-fault parties are, how the accident occurred and what injuries you have suffered and related damages you may have suffered, you may be able to recover. The only way to know what legal rights you are entitled to are determined through a free legal consultation with a Gwinnett County auto accident attorney from the Law Offices of Shane Smith. Call our offices at (770) 487-8999 today!