What Statistics Tell us About Injuries and Motor Vehicle Accidents.

What Statistics Tell us About Injuries and Motor Vehicle Accidents.

According to Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) data, for every motor vehicle accident fatality there are eight people who are hospitalized due to car accidents, and 99 people who are treated and released from emergency rooms after motor vehicle...
LARGE PERCENTAGE OF FATAL CAR ACCIDENTS INVOLVE SPEEDING

LARGE PERCENTAGE OF FATAL CAR ACCIDENTS INVOLVE SPEEDING

Recently, I was driving with my family on Briley Parkway.  I was in the right lane travelling the speed limit.  There was a car in the left lane passing us.  Suddenly, I see in the rearview mirror a black car approaching at a high rate of speed. As the car approaches,...
INSURANCE COMPANIES ARE NOT THERE TO HELP YOU

INSURANCE COMPANIES ARE NOT THERE TO HELP YOU

I hear something like this from the local community often:  “But Joe, after my car accident, I thought the insurance company would take care of me and my family.”  The short answer is the insurance company doesn’t care about you, your family, or your health.  An...
WHY DO CAR ACCIDENTS HAPPEN?

WHY DO CAR ACCIDENTS HAPPEN?

There are many reasons why car accidents happen.  Sometimes it’s distracted driving, texting, or failing to maintain one’s lane of traffic.  The State of Tennessee compiles data detailing how Tennessee wrecks happen.  The data can be found here.  The link even breaks...

Distracted Driving Remains A Concern

We have recently set forth the dramatic increase in car accidents in Middle Tennessee.  There are thousands more accidents a year now than even 5 years according to the official statistics at www.tn.gov/safety/stats/crashdata.html.  For a more detailed analysis please...

Pedestrian Safety in Middle Tennessee

According to the group Walk Bike Nashville, 2017 was the deadliest year on record for pedestrians ever in Nashville. The statistics compiled by the group at www.walkbikenashville.org/2017_most_deadly_year_for_pedestrians_ever, demonstrate that 23 pedestrians were...