1. Home
  2.  » 
  3. 2015
  4.  » February

Month: February 2015

Whiplash injuries in Tennessee

Whiplash is one of the most common traumas sustained by people who are involved in automobile accidents. The injury is caused at the moment of collision when a sudden, forceful jerking of the head forward and backward or side to side causes damage to the structures of...

1 dead, 5 injured in Tennessee crash

A two-car accident on U.S. Highway 70 in Roane County took the life of one person and injured five others. According to the report, the fatal crash was believed to have been caused by a driver who was under the influence of drugs. The police said that the head-on...

Teen driver hits tree, 3 killed, 1 injured

Authorities with the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported that three teenagers were killed and one seriously injured when the car in which the four were riding lost control and hit a tree in Kodak. The accident occurred on Feb. 6 around 9:55 a.m. Two of the teenagers...

Accident danger point: half-worn tires

Tennessee drivers may be driving confidently with half the tread left on their tires. However, tires give up significant ability to grip road surfaces even with half the tread left, especially during rain and snow. Hydroplaning, when tires lose their grip on the road...

Large truck accidents in Tennessee

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were more than 1,370 vehicles involved in fatal crashes in Tennessee during 2012. More than 100 of the vehicles involved in these incidents were large trucks, accounting for under 8 percent of the...

Motorcycle accidents in Tennessee

Many people enjoy riding on motorcycles as they feel a sense of freedom from the activity. Unfortunately, however, motorcyclists are at an increased risk of serious injury or death in the event they are involved in a collision. Motorcyclists simply have less...