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Is Tennessee’s Speed Limit Too High or Too Low?

It’s been thirty years since the federal government started to relax maximum speed restrictions on state highways which had been brought in during the previous decade, ostensibly due to worries about fuel availability. It’s hard to remember the rationale at the time, as global politics have gone through so many cartwheels since the seventies. It [...]

September 22nd, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Are SUVs Inherently More Dangerous to Drive?

SUVs have been implicated in more rollover crashes than any other type of vehicle, and the design of this type of vehicle has been cited as the main reason why this happens. SUVs and other vehicles with similar designs, such as light trucks, have higher centers of gravity than other vehicles and that seems to [...]

May 15th, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

What Can You Do if Hit by a Driverless Car in Nashville?

A quarter of the way through 2017, the prospect of driverless cars appearing on the streets of Nashville and other towns and cities in Tennessee is becoming ever more a possibility. Only ten years ago, the thought that you could be using a driverless car yourself or be involved in an altercation or accident with [...]

April 20th, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Top Causes of Auto Accidents in Tennessee

Being involved in an auto accident can lead to severe bodily damage, an increase in insurance payments, doctor bills, chronic pain, loss of wages, and even loss of life.  It is for these reasons, that every driver should do everything possible, to avoid an automobile accident. Auto accidents are an epidemic, especially in the United [...]

August 8th, 2016|Car Accidents|0 Comments

7 Smart Tips To Avoid A Car Accident

No matter how hard you try to avoid it, car accidents happen. In fact, the number of car accidents is increasing in Nashville. Most people are in at least a couple of accidents throughout their lifetime and have to hire a car accident lawyer to help them fight for their rights. If you want to [...]

July 7th, 2016|Car Accidents|0 Comments

How A Seat Belt Can Jeopardize Your Personal Injury Case in Nashville, Tennessee

Last January, the state of Tennessee joined 13 other states in adopting a primary seat belt law that fines first offenses. Last year, Tennessee was one of the states with the lowest penalties for first-time violations of the seat belt law. Today, the fine can top out at over $100 with a basic fine of [...]

May 3rd, 2016|Car Accidents|0 Comments

The Facts and Real Truth about Car Crashes

According to CityLab, there is an average of 90 deaths from car accidents every single day in the United States. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) says that its latest figures show that in 2013, California, Texas, and Florida registered the largest number of fatal crashes, and that 57% of the country’s fatal vehicular [...]

February 19th, 2016|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Is my car or truck held together with glue? Is that safe?

Everyone likes the idea of better gas mileage. We typically focus on fuel type and engine design to maximize fuel usage in our vehicles, but the basic math is this - lighter weight vehicles use less gas. Vehicle manufacturers have been using glue (not glue like we use - this is super advanced epoxy space [...]

May 8th, 2015|Car Accidents|0 Comments

How Can You Protect Yourself From Drowsy Driving?

  Today is Drowsy Driving Awareness Day and the National Highway Transportation Association wants you to know that this is a real and present danger on Tennessee roads. Safety officials say that over 20% of all deaths in any year are caused by people falling asleep at the wheel. They report that a growing number [...]

April 6th, 2015|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Yes – You Can Talk To Your Kids About Distracted Driving!

It's hard to talk to teenagers about anything. You have to get them to unplug from whatever has their interest at the moment and then you're fighting every minute to keep their attention.  That doesn't mean we still don't keep trying.  Even if it seems like they aren't paying attention to a word you're saying, [...]

November 2nd, 2014|Car Accidents|0 Comments