Until recently, technology has focused on reducing driver deaths from front-end and rear-end collisions. Air bags, bumpers and car design have dramatically reduced the amount of deaths especially from front-end crashes. In the meantime, the percentage of driver deaths from side-impact collisions has gone up. Side impact crashes account for 20.7 percent of all fatal crashes and 32.2 percent of injury crashes. Side airbags can help - to a limited extent.
Learn more about dangerous Atlanta side-impact crashes in our article "Atlanta Side Impact Collisions: Why These May Be the Deadliest of Georgia Traffic Accidents." To discuss your case with an Atlanta accident attorney, contact Shane Smith Law at (980) 246-2656.