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5-vehicle collision leads to 3 injured including trooper

Working as a police officer is difficult work, and it's extremely dangerous at times. Crashes can take lives and lead to disabilities, but officers still go to them, hoping to help those who have been injured. On the way to a crash site, officers have to use sirens and lights to get other vehicles out of the way. They're legally allowed to move through traffic, which is supposed to stop and move out of the way.

Are those under 19 really at risk for fatal crash injuries?

You love your children, and you never want to see them get into a collision. They're growing up, and that means that driving is on the radar. You want to keep them safe, but what do you really need to know about crashes involving young children or teens?

Remember these helpful tips after getting into a crash

You just started driving, so you know that the fact that you got into a crash isn't going to look good. You also know that it wasn't your fault. You were pulling through an intersection, and the driver to your right didn't stop for the red light. You know you're in the right, but you also need to protect yourself against the unfair assumption that all teens are bad drivers.

Widow sues 18 after husband is killed in pileup crash

A widow has moved forward with a lawsuit against 18 people involved in a pileup accident in 2016 on Interstate 78. The crash, which took place on Feb. 13, 2016, was in part due to a snowstorm. In total, 64 vehicles ended up being involved, and three people were killed. Another 46 people suffered injuries.

Lawrenceburg crash leads to the deaths of 2

When drivers lose control of their vehicles or make errors, they can cause serious crashes that impact many people. Distractions are one common cause of many of the crashes that take place today. To avoid crashes, it's a good idea to focus on the roads and to avoid talking on your phone or looking away for any reason.

58-year-old man killed while riding in bike lane

Cycling is dangerous, which is why many states ask cyclists to ride in bike lanes and to do what they can to move over when traffic is behind them. That doesn't always make a difference, though, like in this case involving the death of a 58-year-old man.

Tennessee to allow driverless vehicles on public roads

If there was a way to prevent car accidents and reduce the risk of you or your loved ones getting into a crash, you'd want to take it. That's why some people are surprised that Tennessee isn't doing more to support innovation for driverless vehicles. With driverless cars getting closer to becoming a reality, it's been pointed out that Tennessee needs to make way for the new technology by allowing all types of innovation related to these vehicles.

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.

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