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Back to School Safety Tips

As a new school year begins, it is critical that students and parents take time to learn safe traveling tips. Below, the committed Knoxville auto accident injury attorneys at Greg Coleman Law review several ways parents and kids can stay safe during this… Read More

7 Road Safety Tips for Driving During the Summer

As summer begins, travel on Tennessee’s roadways may increase due to the number of vacationers traveling and students out on break. As the rate of travel for most people becomes more frequent, the potential for traffic accidents that can result in serious… Read More

Statute of Limitations for Car Accident Claims in Tennessee

A traffic collision in Tennessee can happen suddenly and unexpectedly. Although you may be facing expensive medical bills or recovering from an injury, you will need to act quickly to pursue a claim. Each state has its own deadline to bring a civil claim… Read More

How to Interact with an Insurance Adjuster After a Car Accident

If you were involved in a car accident, you will likely be contacted by an insurance adjuster shortly after. Unfortunately, a mistake people often make is assuming the adjuster has their best interests in mind. An adjuster’s primary job is to save money… Read More

Proposed Bill Would Outlaw Using Hand-Held Devices While Driving in Tennessee

Tennessee lawmakers have renewed talks of passing legislation that would make it illegal for drivers to use a cellphone while operating a vehicle unless they have a hands-free device. Efforts to pass such legislation were attempted in 2016, but failed… Read More

Complacency and Risky Driving Behaviors Contributed to Surge in 2016 Traffic Deaths

Traffic safety advocates are attributing the 14 percent increase of fatal auto accidents between 2014 and 2016 to motorists’ complacency and dangerous driving behaviors. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that more than 40,000 motorists, passengers… Read More

Young Millennials Ranked as Worst Drivers in AAA Study

A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that 88 percent of young millennials, ages 19 to 24, regularly engage in risky driving behavior when operating a vehicle. The study analyzed the behaviors of 2,511 drivers from different… Read More

Traffic Deaths Surge in 2016

Preliminary data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that traffic deaths for the first nine months of 2016 surged eight percent compared to the same time during the previous year. There were 27,875 traffic fatalities during… Read More

U.S. Seat Belt Use Reaches All-Time High

More drivers in the U.S. are using their seat belts in 2016 than in any other recorded year, according to a study released by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The NHTSA study found that 90.1… Read More

Knoxville’s Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians

As the holidays approach, many people will be taking to the road and traveling to visit loved ones. More cars on the road typically means more accidents, causing injuries and even death for motorists and pedestrians. According to a recent report by 10… Read More

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