Apr 12, 2017

NHTSA Reports Seat Belt Use at an All Time High of 90%

By |Apr 12, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Seat belt use saves lives: period. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has crunched those numbers for us. In 2014, the CDC found: In fatal crashes, more than 50% of teens and adults under 44 were not wearing seat belts. About 1 in 7 people don’t use a seat belt. Overall seatbelt use [...]

Mar 22, 2017

Honda’s Self-Balancing Motorcycle

By |Mar 22, 2017|Motorcycle Accidents|0 Comments

  Our world is changing every day; new regulations and new technologies are emerging constantly. An example of this emerging new technology is autonomous vehicles, and this new technology now includes autonomous motorcycles. Honda recently showcased a motorcycle that can both drive and stabilize itself. Called “Moto Riding Assist,” Honda’s self-balancing motorcycle decreases the likelihood [...]

Mar 9, 2017

Drunk Drivers Put Us All at Risk

By |Mar 9, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Drivers share the roads in Tennessee with operators of various vehicles, including motorcyclists and truckers. No one can control anyone’s actions, except for his or her own, so there’s always a risk of an auto accident because of a drunk driver out on the road. Unfortunately, sometimes auto accidents are deadly, and a recent example [...]

Feb 22, 2017

New Tennessee State Law Imposes Tougher Penalties on Uninsured Drivers

By |Feb 22, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Auto accidents occur virtually every day, and a large number of Tennessee drivers who are involved in auto accidents, are uninsured or underinsured. The Tennessee state government deems the large number of uninsured drivers unacceptable and way too large; therefore, as of January 1, 2017, a new Tennessee state statute came into effect and imposes [...]

Feb 8, 2017

Lawsuit Claims Defective Bus Design Partially to Blame for Deadly Woodmere Bus Crash

By |Feb 8, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

School buses are an important mode of transportation for children, and they usually provide safe transportation for children. Nevertheless, the fact that school buses are a safe mode of transportation for children is not always the case, as the horrific November 21, 2016 school bus crash in Hamilton County, Tennessee clearly demonstrates. In fact, the [...]

Jan 18, 2017

Catastrophic Injuries Can Have Life-Long Effects

By |Jan 18, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

When you’ve been hurt – in an auto accident, while playing sports, while at work, etc. – you expect that at some point, you’re going to recover from that injury. There are some injuries, though, that you never really recover from: injuries that will affect you and your family for the rest of your life. [...]

Jan 4, 2017

Auto Accidents Caused by Vehicle Defects

By |Jan 4, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Auto accidents occur every day, due to a variety of causes. Some occur because of driver error; others occur because of vehicle problems associated with defective products. When a faulty or defective auto product leads to an accident, identifying the root of the vehicle problem isn’t always easy. You cannot just say the accident was [...]

Dec 21, 2016

Move Over, Please; It’s the Law

By |Dec 21, 2016|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

We share the road with other drivers, pedestrians, emergency vehicles and bicyclists all the time. To let others pass is common courtesy. But to specifically let emergency vehicles pass or precede us is legally required, and refusal to do so is considered a violation of the law. In Tennessee, the law governing emergency vehicles on [...]

Dec 7, 2016

Holiday Hazards to Be Aware of This Year

By |Dec 7, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and the holiday season is in full swing. It is a time to be with family and friends, to celebrate the joy of the season, to overstuff yourself (again) with delicious food – in short, a time to celebrate. Unfortunately, the holiday season poses some serious hazards on and off [...]

Nov 9, 2016

Learn More about Chain-Reaction Auto Accidents

By |Nov 9, 2016|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Also known as multi-vehicle accidents, multi-car accidents, and pileups, chain-reaction auto accidents are a kind of rear-end auto accidents. They involve three or more vehicles rear-ending each other in a series, or chain, of collisions. Usually, chain-reaction auto accidents happen when the last car in the chain collides with the car before it, forcing that [...]