Monthly Archives: December 2017

Slow Poke Law a Georgia Traffic Offense

Georgia has a traffic law on the books that you may not be aware of. Passed a few years ago, the Slow Poke Law is gathering hundreds of violations a year for surprised motorists. The law was written so that any driver — even ones who might already be at or exceeding the speed limit — must move to the right if traffic behind them is traveling faster and wishes to pass. Even if you are going faster than the speed limit, you still need to move over to let other faster drivers pass. Slow Poke Law Reasoning The law […]

Road Rage a Serious Criminal Offense

Road rage occurs throughout the year but during the holiday season the incidence increases due to increased stress, crowded parking lots and roadways, increased travel to visit friends and relatives, and reports of “decreased time to get everything done.” Road Rage in Georgia The State of Georgia defines road rage or aggressive driving as operating a motor vehicle with the intent to annoy, harass, injure, intimidate, or obstruct another person. Aggressive behaviors may be against another driver, a pedestrian, passengers in another vehicle, or even passengers in the motor vehicle being driven by the accused. The law states that the […]