According to data presented this week to the Georgia House Insurance Committee, traffic fatalities fell 3.4% in 2018 over the previous year, and the hands-free driving law deserves much of the credit.  Findings from the Center for Risk and Uncertainty Management at the University of South Carolina are similar to those found by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, which show that the frequency of accidents involving injuries and collision insurance claims are also down since the distracted driving law forced Georgia drivers to put their phones down while behind the wheel.  Some were uncertain of the bill when it was passed last year, but hard data showing it curbs accidents and saves lives has its ship RISING…

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