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Aug 3, 2017

Summer: The Deadliest Time of Year for Teenage Drivers

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The American Automobile Association (AAA) labels the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day as the “100 Deadliest Days.” This disturbing description stems from the fact that fatal teen driving accidents increase by 15% during the summer months, when compared to the remainder of the year. According to AAA, more than 1,600 people have been [...]

Jun 28, 2017

West Tennessee Car Crashes Caused by Drunk Drivers Devastate Lives

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Despite the known risks, thousands of drunk drivers get behind the wheel every year. Although no one is allowed to operate a vehicle with a BAC above 0.08%, too many reckless drivers think they can beat the system. What they might not realize is that impaired driving causes reduced reaction time, decreased concentration, inhibited judgment, [...]

May 24, 2017

Prom and Graduation Season: Who is Liable for Teenage Car Crashes?

By |May 24, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Spring has arrived, and young drivers will hit the Tennessee roads for such adolescent milestones as prom, graduation, and senior year parties. While these celebratory events should be filled with joy and memory-making moments, they far too often end in horrible tragedies at the hands of teen drivers. Inexperienced vehicle operation, coupled with poor decision-making, [...]

May 11, 2017

Do Drivers Value Traffic Safety?

By |May 11, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Every year, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety conducts a national survey to evaluate the opinions and attitudes of American drivers in relation to traffic safety. As in previous years, the 2016 Traffic Safety Culture Index finds that though people in the United States value safe travel and desire a greater level of safety, their [...]

Apr 27, 2017

Car Crash Statistics for Memphis and Tennessee

By |Apr 27, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

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

By |Apr 6, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

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

By |Mar 22, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

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

By |Mar 9, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

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

By |Mar 1, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

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

By |Feb 16, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

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 [...]

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