Car Accidents

5/13

New Law Could End Cell Phone Use While Driving


Car Accidents,Truck Accidents . John Whitfield

It may soon be illegal for Tennessee drivers to talk on the phone without a hands-free device. The Tennessee Senate approved the ban previously passed by the House. Under the new law, the state would prohibit drivers 18 and older from holding or physically supporting a phone while driving — unless

5/7

Recent Crashes Highlight The Dangers of Auto Pedestrian Accidents


Car Accidents,Personal Injury . John Whitfield

Nashville has seen some very unsettling auto pedestrian accidents in recent months, including a fatal accident involving children. While pedestrian accidents can happen to anyone, children are particularly susceptible because of their small size. Drivers often cannot see small children near or behind their vehicles; and, because they are young,

4/22

Drunk Driver Injures Two Children In Crash


Car Accidents . John Whitfield

A recent drunk driving accident in Nashville has gained media attention because there were two children in the car at the time of the drunk driving crash. According to Nashville Metro Police, the man arrested for driving drunk and crashing with two young children in the car had a blood

4/17

Operation Incognito Aims To Curb Distracted Driving


Car Accidents . John Whitfield

In coordination with Distracted Driving Month, the Tennessee Highway Patrol kicked off an initiative in April to increase enforcement of distracted driving. Operation Incognito is an effort to help eliminate distracted driving and make the roads safer for all drivers. The campaign started last year, with the goal of decreasing

4/8

School Bus Driver Was Intoxicated At Time Of Crash


Car Accidents . John Whitfield

Bus drivers are given a huge amount of responsibility. Because buses transport large numbers of people, they have the potential to cause high numbers of injuries and fatalities in the event of an accident. School bus drivers have an even greater responsibility because all of their passengers are children primarily

4/1

New Data Shows Which Tennessee Counties Have The Most Dangerous Drivers


Car Accidents . John Whitfield

Everyone has witnessed a reckless driver. Whether it’s someone on their phone or cars speeding through traffic lights, dangerous drivers are everywhere. And according to a new study, Nashville sees some of the most dangerous driving in the entire state.

3/25

ATVs and Motorbikes Tormenting Downtown Nashville


Car Accidents . John Whitfield

Residents in Nashville were shocked on Saturday, March 16 and then again on Sunday, March 17 to see the streets stormed by dozens of ATVs and motorbikes. Not only is it illegal for these vehicles to be driven on the roadways, but the individuals riding the ATVs and motorbikes were

3/6

Fatal Accident Involved Driver With Previous Drunk Driving Convictions


Car Accidents . John Whitfield

Drunk driving accidents are always tragic. Oftentimes, these accidents are fatal and could have been completely avoided if people just drank responsibly. A Nashville drunk driving accident last month was particularly tragic because the driver had a long history of driving under the influence.

2/18

Tennessee Not Keeping Up With Highway Safety Laws


Car Accidents . John Whitfield

Every day, millions of Tennesseans get behind the wheel of car, hop on a metro bus, or take a rideshare in an Uber or Lyft. We get on the roads so often we forget just how dangerous they can be. According to a new study from various advocacy groups, Tennessee

2/4

Keep Your Windshields Clear Of Ice


Car Accidents . John Whitfield

Most of the country has been bracing for cold weather in recent weeks and Tennessee is no exception. With snow and ice falling in and around Nashville, it’s important anyone getting behind the wheel knows the dangers of driving during winter conditions. Driving safely isn’t just important to prevent accidents,

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