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Tennessee Reminds Motorists to Share the Road With Motorcyclists

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, a nationwide initiative that sheds light on the importance of motorcycle safety and the need for motorists to share the road with motorcyclists responsibly. Why is this important? Because motorcyclist safety is often disregarded on Tennessee's roads. Contact Us Δ Bikers are at risk of severe injury in a...

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What is the Tennessee Hands-Free Law?

Distracted driving is a significant threat to road users The rise of smartphones and other portable electronic devices has had an unfortunate unintended consequence: a significant uptick in car accidents caused by distracted driving. When motorists don’t give their full attention to the road, the consequences can be deadly. Distracted drivers can rear-end other vehicles,...

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Nashville Takes Action to Address Cyclist and Pedestrian Fatalities

Crashes involving pedestrians and cyclists often result in severe and fatal injuries. In 2023, Nashville's streets saw 40 cyclist and pedestrian fatalities. Despite a brief decline in pedestrian fatalities in 2021, the numbers alarmingly rose again in 2022, with 47 deaths. City officials are committed to reversing this trend, improving infrastructure and education, and combating...

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Make a Resolution to Drive Safer in 2024

Nashville car accident lawyer offers safe driving tips from AAA With the start of the new year, people often make resolutions to make certain changes in their lives. According to AAA, one of the changes people should make in 2024 is to drive safer in an effort to prevent car accidents. “Bad driving habits may...

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Nashville Aims to Transform Downtown Traffic with Connect Downtown

Connect Downtown, a new initiative in Nashville, will likely transform the city's downtown core into a safer, more efficient, and more accessible area. This project aims to tackle the challenges of traffic congestion and car accidents. Contact Us Δ Car accidents in downtown Nashville An interactive map of Nashville shows that downtown has the highest...

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Speed, Not Vehicle Size, Linked to Rising Pedestrian Deaths in Tennessee

Pedestrian fatalities in Tennessee have spiked in the last decade. A recent study shows that pedestrian deaths in Tennessee have increased significantly in the past ten years. Road design and speed limits are cited as the top reasons for this increase. This research has important implications for Tennessee and other states. It provides insights that...

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Nashville's Vision Zero Efforts Include 85 New Traffic Calming Projects

Speeding is a common factor in Nashville car accidents. In an effort to reduce the number of car accidents caused by speeding drivers in Nashville, the city plans to install 85 traffic calming projects throughout Music City over the next year, according to a recent announcement from the Nashville Department of Transportation. "A selection of...

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