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Car Accidents Archives

Crashes are avoidable with prevention and safety tips

Car accidents cause injuries and take lives. This changes everyone involved for the better or worse instantly. Since car accidents have such a major impact on people, it's important that you take time to learn how to avoid them. It's always best to take preventative measures, so you can avoid ever having to deal with the losses that occur in one of these emergency situations.

How can you prevent pedestrian accidents?

Every time you go on a walk near a roadway you are at risk of being involved in a pedestrian accident. With 5,376 people killed in pedestrian accidents in 2015, it is vital that you are careful anytime you are near the roads.Around 129,000 pedestrians had to be treated in emergency departments across the United States in 2015 for accidents that happened as a result of a vehicle colliding with them. Many of these individuals were crossing the road in accordance with the law.

Police chase ends violently in Murfreesboro

It's not everyday that you hear about a long-lasting police chase that ends in a collision, but that's what happened recently in Tennessee. While the police tried to stop the chase earlier by ceasing to follow the suspects, that didn't prevent a multi-vehicle accident from occurring.

Medical professionals are concerned about ATV accidents

Medical professionals at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center are a bit worried about the high amount of ATV (all-terrain vehicle) crashes that are happening this year. Recent reports indicate that there have already been about 50 incidents in 2017.

Liability when a tire gives out and causes an accident

You're heading to work when a tire blows out on the car ahead of you. That vehicle spins out of control and slams into you. You're injured, your car is destroyed, and you wind up spending the next few days in the local hospital, rather than at work. You want to seek compensation for your costs and losses, but who is liable for that crash?

It can wait: Why texting and driving is so dangerous

Distracted driving is a problem, not only in Tennessee, but across the country. A disturbing number of accidents relate in some way to one of the various types of distracted driving, yet despite increased awareness and laws prohibiting phone use while behind the wheel, it remains a serious threat to public safety.

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