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Tennessee Truck Accident Statistics

Tennessee Truck Accident Statistics

More than 40,000 victims of road accidents lose their lives in an estimated five million motor vehicle accidents in Tennessee. The loss incurred by motor vehicle accidents is 43 billion dollars. This does not include the damage to property. This is the data that...

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PTSD After Car Accident

PTSD After Car Accident

Car accidents are frightening for everyone, but for some people, the effects can be very long lasting. Studies have found that there are certain individuals who are prone to experiencing PTSD, following a serious traffic accident. A look into this surprising discovery...

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Avoiding Animal-Caused Car Accidents

Avoiding Animal-Caused Car Accidents

A growing number of car accidents happen each year due to animals on the road. Whether it be deer darting out from a nearby forest or raccoons running from one side of the road to the next, they can be nearly impossible to avoid. However, animal car accidents are done...

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Distracted Driving Laws in Tennessee

Distracted Driving Laws in Tennessee

If you drive in the Knoxville area, you already know that distracted drivers represent a major safety hazard. Although our state has a law that prohibits “texting” (sending or receiving electronic messages via a cellphone or similar devices), that law is so weak and...

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Determining Fault in a Chain Reaction Car Wreck

Determining Fault in a Chain Reaction Car Wreck

Car wrecks are complicated affairs. It often takes some time to figure out exactly who caused the damage to whom. Unfortunately, wrecks get even more complex when more than one car is involved. If you are involved in a chain wreck - a wreck in which one car causes...

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Car Technologies that Reduce Traffic Accidents

Car Technologies that Reduce Traffic Accidents

Road safety and preventing accidents is one of the biggest concerns for auto manufacturers, and they consistently work to improve technology to make drivers and their passengers safe on the road. Cars today are manufactured to reduce the risk of serious injuries and...

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Tennessee Drivers Rank as 8th Worst in the US

Tennessee Drivers Rank as 8th Worst in the US

Tennessee drivers are among the nations' worst and rank as 8th among the motorists who fail to follow traffic rules, indicate research findings by SmartAsset. After comparing states with the highest number of drivers issued with DUI tickets and arrested for causing...

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4 Tips for Safer Football Tailgating

4 Tips for Safer Football Tailgating

We have seen it all when it comes to personal injury claims. Of course, there are the typical car accidents and unavoidable workplace accidents, but there are a lot of avoidable injuries that happen. You may be surprised to know football tailgating is a common source...

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The Effects of Speed Limits on Car Accidents

The Effects of Speed Limits on Car Accidents

Let’s face it. We’re all in a hurry these days. We want to get around town quicker. How much could it really hurt to increase our speed limits? As much as we may wish the speed limits in Knoxville were higher, the safeguard provided by lower speeds can’t be argued....

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Bicycles Require Extra Caution

Bicycles Require Extra Caution

My friend, Chris Cherry, a UTK engineering professor with a PhD from the University of California-Berkeley, is not only a smart dude, he’s a thoroughly good dude. He was a member of a Christian discipleship group of men I supervise until he and his lovely wife adopted...

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