Category: Tennessee

4 things you should know about tractor trailers to prevent a traffic accident

The Tennessee roadways are filled with massive tractor trailers that are responsible for transporting essential goods across the state and around the country. While most motorists are somewhat used to navigating around these giant vehicles, drivers who have a better understanding of how commercial trucks operate may be able to prevent a catastrophic accident from… Read more »

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Tennessee bus accident draws attention to passenger safety

Out of the 43 people who were traveling on two buses that were involved in a tragic collision in November of 2014, 24 people were injured, three lost their lives and 16 escaped without harm, according to Local 8 Now News. As the Knoxville Police Department continues to investigate this bus accident, they have released information… Read more »

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Tennessee teens and drunk driving

When people choose to climb behind the wheel after drinking, they put the lives of everyone else on the road in danger. Many automobile accident attorneys Gallatin know that in a split second, a bad decision can lead to a catastrophic accident. That is what happened to a young Tennessee teen celebrating spring break with his friends… Read more »

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The 3 types of distractions that drivers engage in

Although talking or texting on a cellular device may be one of the most common forms of distracted driving, there are many other activities that drivers engage in that can be considered distracting and dangerous as well. An auto collision accident involving distracted driving is a case that a Nashville car accident lawyer would be familiar with…. Read more »

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Why it’s important to let law enforcement conduct a car accident investigation

The few moments following a car accident can be extremely stressful and overwhelming, especially if there are injuries or deaths involved. Even minor fender benders can place a significant amount of pressure on Tennessee motorists who may have to file accident claims with their insurance company. While some motorists may believe that they can handle… Read more »

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Handle icy roads safely in Tennessee with these 4 tips

After a severe storm in early November left Tennessee roadways covered with snow and ice, and had law enforcement officers responding to more than 140 traffic accidents, many Tennessee motorists are preparing for possible storms ahead, according to Commercial Appeal News. Icy roads can increase the risk of car accidents, serious injuries and death for those who… Read more »

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Hit-and-run accident in Memphis workzone sends man to hospital

Driving through a construction zone can be hazardous in itself, especially when motorists are driving erratically. A Memphis driver who caused a serious workzone accident that sent one man to the hospital has not been identified, as he or she left the scene of the accident. According to WMC Actions News, the driver had attempted to maneuver… Read more »

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Driver selfies take distraction to new level

Over 56 percent of American adults own smartphones with photo-taking abilities, according to a poll taken by Pew Research Internet Project. This gives millions of people the opportunity to take the perfect selfie and post it to their favorite social media website. However, a growing number of Tennessee motorists are taking selfies while they are… Read more »

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