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Highway trafficThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently reported that 2018 saw a decline of almost 6% in speeding-related traffic fatalities. While this is certainly good news, speed-related fatalities still accounted for more than 9,000 deaths across the country last year. Speeding presents a very real danger to everyone on the road. 

The car accident attorneys at Slappey & Sadd help people injured in car accidents get the compensation they deserve. Whether your accident was caused by speeding or by someone driving while under the influence, our attorneys know how to build a case and fight for your rights. Call us at 888-474-9616 or complete our contact form to schedule a free consultation with one of our Atlanta car accident lawyers today. 

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A timelapse photo of busy urban streetsSome good news: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported that 2018 has shown a 2.4 percent decrease in the number of traffic fatalities across the United States. The report notes that this is the second consecutive year that the traffic fatality rate has declined. NHTSA also notes that 2019 is on track to show a similar decline. Nonetheless, more than 36,500 people died in car accidents last year – a sobering reminder of the risks we face every time we get behind the wheel.

The Atlanta car accident attorneys at Slappey & Sadd have been fighting for injured Georgians since 1992. If you’ve been injured in a car accident, we know how to get you the compensation you need. Don’t let your accident compromise your future – contact the car accident attorneys at Slappey & Sadd. Call us today at 888-474-9616 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case and how we can help you. 

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