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Feb 21, 2018

Are Autonomous Cars Really Safer Than Traditional Vehicles?

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Autonomous vehicles appear to be the wave of the future. We're told they will make the roads safer for everyone, eventually cutting down on or even eliminating car accidents, injuries, and fatalities. Car manufacturers and technology companies are racing each other to be the first to market and get the biggest bite of what might [...]

Jan 31, 2018

What Causes Lane Departure Car Accidents?

By |Jan 31, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Have you ever had a moment where you’re on Interstate 40 and you just “zoned out” for a minute? Another driver honks, you get startled, and you swerve back into your lane. With a quickened heartbeat, you realize that you just narrowly avoided getting into a crash because of a brief lapse of attention. That's [...]

Jan 4, 2018

Liability for Tennessee Road Rage Accidents

By |Jan 4, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Say you are driving home one night on I-40, stuck in the stop and go of the evening traffic, when you see a car rushing toward you in your rear-view mirror. That car darts quickly into the left lane, cutting off a vehicle that was approaching, and then another car follows quickly behind it. You [...]

Dec 13, 2017

Driving Safely in Winter Weather

By |Dec 13, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Weather in Tennessee is unpredictable, and weather during the winter months is no exception. Roadways can become slippery with ice and snow before you know it. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is always prepared. At the beginning of 2017, they stocked 247,000 tons of salt and 1.6 million gallons of salt brine, a pre-treatment [...]

Nov 16, 2017

Teens Who Stole Trucks in Memphis Suffer Fatal Loss in Southaven

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

In early October, four teenagers stole two trucks from Memphis and drove them across state lines to Southaven, Mississippi. They were flying down a back road when one of the Ford F-150s flipped, killing a 16 year old Memphis teenager, and injuring another. The driver of the F-150 jumped into the second stolen vehicle and, [...]

Oct 12, 2017

The Trauma of a Head-On Car Crash 

By |Oct 12, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

A head-on traffic collision is one of the most traumatic and frightening types of roadway accidents a person can experience. Not only are the injured parties likely to see the inevitability of the accident as it unfolds, but they also face some of the most serious injuries of any type of vehicle accident. Why head-on [...]

Sep 6, 2017

Liability in Tennessee Auto Accidents Involving More Than Two Cars

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

Traffic pileups happen frequently in urban areas like Memphis, particularly during rush hour and peak commute times. When there are multiple cars involved in an auto accident, it can be a chore to determine fault. If you were in a multiple car accident, whether you are at fault or not, it is advisable to retain [...]

Aug 23, 2017

Determining Fault in Tennessee Rear End Accidents

By |Aug 23, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Minor fender benders are an all-too-common occurrence on the Tennessee roadways, particularly during peak hours when traffic is bumper to bumper. These scenarios often involve a rear-end accident, in which the front of one car strikes the back of the vehicle in front of it. Rear-end accidents often occur because the vehicle in front stopped [...]

Aug 3, 2017

Summer: The Deadliest Time of Year for Teenage Drivers

By |Aug 3, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

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

By |Jun 28, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

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, [...]

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