Posts tagged "Car Accidents"

Reduce your car accident risks with these tips

There are virtually an unlimited number of ways that an auto accident can happen, and there's no way to prevent all of them. However, by taking a few simple steps – like driving defensively and following the rules of the road – the majority of auto collisions can be avoided.

Possible defendants in a truck accident

If you or a family member were hurt in a truck accident due to the truck driver's unlawful or negligent driving, it might be possible to pursue a financial claim for damages. Before pursuing such a claim, however, it's vital to determine who the potential defendants will be -- in other words, who is liable to pay you compensation for your injuries?

Ford customers forced to wait for their Takata airbag repairs

Think about this for a second: Your auto manufacturer notifies you that a serious defect in your vehicle could kill you at any moment. In fact, driving your vehicle is akin to Russian Roulette. Every time you get behind the wheel, you run the risk of death. Next, the manufacturer says that they will fix your car for free -- you'll just have to wait a few weeks for the repair, and in the meantime, they won't give you a loaner vehicle. You're forced to drive your potentially deadly automobile until the dealer can fix it.

Reduce car accident risks with daytime headlight use

Motorcyclists have long known to turn their headlights on during the day as it increases their visibility and dramatically reduces motorcycle crash risk statistics. To all the motor vehicle drivers out there --p have you ever thought of doing the same? It turns out that according to numerous studies, simply flipping on your headlights during the daylight hours can reduce the likelihood of getting into a collision.

Semitruck crash leaves 2 dead

Two victims died in a crash between a semitruck and a passenger car last Tuesday. According to authorities, the incident happened during the early morning hours, at approximately 1:15 a.m. in Manchester below the exit 110 overpass along Interstate 24.

Tennessee taxi driver dead following tragic rear-end crash

A 55-year-old man is dead following a catastrophic four-vehicle accident in mid-October. The incident happened in downtown Nashville at approximately 4 p.m. on a Wednesday afternoon. According to authorities, the victim was stopped at a traffic light when another vehicle -- a Ford Econoline Van -- drove into the back of him.

Why you should always call 911 after a car accident

Car accidents happen every day in Tennessee, and most of them don't involve any kind of injuries. However, just be cause a collision doesn't result in injuries doesn't mean that you should refrain from calling 911 to report the incident. It is very risky to refrain from reporting an accident to police.

Bicyclist injured in hit-and-run car accident, motorist arrested

Some drivers don't look out for the most vulnerable people they share the road with: pedestrians and bicyclists. Bicyclists and pedestrians are not protected by a heavy, metal frame, air bags or seat belts when they get into a crash. Indeed, many bicyclists and pedestrians who get hit by a motor vehicle suffer catastrophic injuries. Nevertheless, car drivers often fail to pay attention, and this results in serious injuries.