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Apr 27, 2017

Car Crash Statistics for Memphis and Tennessee

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Memphis is a great city. It’s the largest in Tennessee (just beating out Nashville as of May 2016 by around a thousand people), and the greater metro area boasts a population of 1,317,314 people as of 2014. Founded by Andrew Jackson, who would go on to be elected President of the United States, John Overton, [...]

Apr 6, 2017

FAQs About Memphis Car Accidents Asked by Readers of the Blog

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At Bailey & Greer, PLLC, we do our best to keep our readers informed about road safety, current items in the news pertaining to cars such as recalls, tips for driving in bad weather, and the dangers of driving while distracted or drunk. But readers of this blog also have questions of their own, so [...]

Mar 22, 2017

Would You Be Courteous to a Driverless Vehicle? Autonomous Cars and Aggressive Drivers Set to Square Off

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As a driver, you have likely faced a situation where an aggressive driver cut you off in traffic or failed to yield the right of way. What might an autonomous vehicle (AV) do in the same situation? To answer the question of how an autonomous car might react and how other human drivers would interact [...]

Mar 9, 2017

Catastrophic Injury from Rollover & Ejection Auto Accidents

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Rollover accidents are some of the most serious kinds of car crashes with the highest fatality rates. In fact, each year more than 10,000 people are killed in rollover crashes. Those who are fortunate enough to survive a rollover crash often emerge with catastrophic injuries. While certain vehicles are more prone to rollover than others [...]

Mar 1, 2017

AAA Survey Says Young Millennials are the Worst Behaved Drivers

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In a year when U.S. traffic deaths had their steepest single-year increase in five decades (up more than 7%), a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports that 88% of young millennials (age 19-24) engaged in at least one risky driving behavior in the past 30 days. This makes them the worst [...]

Feb 16, 2017

Hundreds Die in Parking Lots and Garages Each Year Because of Distracted Driving

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You’ve been there. You were in a parking space getting ready to back out. You checked both mirrors and turned to look out of the back window and all was clear, so you start inching out of the space – when out of nowhere, a car whizzes past. You hit the brakes. Your heart might [...]

Feb 1, 2017

Dealing with PTSD from an Auto Accident

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If you have been in a minor car accident, you might have walked away feeling shaken and anxious. Imagine if you were involved in a major car crash that resulted in serious injuries and fatalities. According the Mayo Clinic, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an emotional and psychological disorder that is triggered by witnessing or [...]

Jan 5, 2017

Taking Pictures after an Auto Accident

By |Jan 5, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

It will all happen in a blur. One moment, you will be driving along listening to talk radio on your commute home from work, and the next moment you will be emerging from the wreckage that was your car. Taking Pictures after an Auto Accident Being involved in an auto accident can be a frightening [...]

Dec 15, 2016

Avoiding Drunk Drivers and Staying Safe on New Year’s Eve

By |Dec 15, 2016|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

The holidays are a special time when we get together to celebrate with family and friends. Those times of celebration almost always include alcohol, so on New Year's Eve, the advice "drink responsibly" could not be more important. In the state of Tennessee, there have been 4,606 alcohol-related crashes this year. Unfortunately, on New Year’s [...]

Dec 7, 2016

Looking at Uber’s Effect on Auto Accidents (and What to Do if You’re in One)

By |Dec 7, 2016|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Just like thousands of your neighbors in Memphis and Jackson, you have become an avid fan of the ridesharing services Uber and Lyft. Using a ridesharing service can be an affordable and convenient way to get around, whether you own a vehicle or not. Ridesharing services have had a positive impact in lowering the number [...]

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