It is not uncommon after a death for criminal charges to be filed. Whether the fatality resulted from a premeditated act or act of negligence or recklessness, the possibility of criminal action exists.
April showers bring May flowers the saying goes. That may vary depending on the part of the country a person lives in. Here in Georgia, the window of opportunity is bound to be a little bit broader than in locales further north. Another feature of April is that it has come to be identified as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
Is there any driver in Georgia who doesn't believe and know that distracted driving is dangerous? We doubt it. But as we noted in a recent article published on our site, there may be a big gap between what distracted driving is and how people define the term.