How Technology and Regulations Can Reduce Fatal Traffic Accidents

There are many different ways to try to make cars and trucks safer. New technology is constantly being developed to help drivers anticipate and respond to traffic emergencies. Regulations help ensure that cars have the equipment they need and that manufacturers ensure that their products are free from defects that cause terrible accidents. Litigation also…

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Using Technology to Increase Driver Safety

All drivers should understand the basics of safe driving. Don’t drive while you’re distracted, tired, or intoxicated. Obey the Tennessee traffic laws. Drivers should understand how to drive when it’s raining, snowing, foggy, or too sunny. But as cars and trucks become more technologically advanced, driver safety may rely more on technology than good ol’…

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NHTSA Predicts at Least 200 Autonomous Vehicle Crashes Annually

Self-driving cars and trucks have been in development for a long time. Already most new cars have computer software that automates some aspects of the car’s driving as well as the car’s safety. The long-term goal of manufacturers is to develop vehicles that won’t require any drivers at all. For now, the movement is toward…

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Wrong-Way Crashes in Tennessee

The most fundamental rule of driving should be to drive in the correct direction. Yet every year, drivers kill or severely injure others because they are going the wrong way. Wrong-way driving is driving a vehicle in a lane or on a road in the opposite flow of traffic. According to the National Traffic Safety…

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Why SUV Accidents Cause So Many Pedestrian Fatalities

Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) are extremely popular. Many owners like them because they think driving an SUV provides more protection than a standard passenger car. The height and weight of SUVs generally make SUVs more able to endure the forces of a collision than a vehicle. The height of an SUV provides better sightlines for…

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What Are the Dangers Associated with Rollover Accidents?

Cars, sport utility vehicles, crossover utility vehicles, jeeps, all-terrain vehicles, and many types of trucks have one thing in common – they’re all susceptible to rollover accidents. Rollovers occur due to physical forces which cause the vehicle to fall to the side or flip over onto the roof of the car. Rollover accidents are often…

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Foot and Ankle Injuries Related to Car Crashes

Have you ever tried to balance on one foot? Unless you have incredible core strength, it is tough to maintain for more than a few seconds. That’s because our balance is designed to be shared across both of our feet. In fact, each part of our foot contributes an important role to our ability to…

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