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When is a truck accident most likely to happen in Tennessee?

Nashville, TN - There are certain factors that make the roads more dangerous in any location. Conditions related to weather, reduced visibility, and construction or obstacles in the area can all affect drivers and make them more likely to have…
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How often do accidents involving commercial trucks happen on Tennessee’s highways?

Nashville, TN - Highway driving is always dangerous due to high speeds, a mix of cars and trucks of different sizes, and other unpredictable factors such as bad weather and cargo spills. Large trucks tend to stay on highways for hundreds of…
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Truck drivers need to follow certain regulations to operate their vehicles in Nashville

Nashville, TN - Because of the dangers inherent in trucking and driving long hours, Tennessee has regulated truck driving through the use of commercial licenses and other means. There are specific intrastate trucking rules that coincide with…
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Trucks and commercial vehicles often have special insurance policies to cover lawsuits

Nashville, TN - Truck collisions are devastating to drivers in standard vehicles. The victim may need to be hospitalized and require various forms of treatment to be rehabilitated. However, there may be ways for the victim to force the trucking…
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Tennessee has kept data related to the possibility of being injured in a truck accident

Nashville, TN - A number of drivers get into accidents with larger trucks and 18 wheelers on the roads in Tennessee and the rest of the United States every day. There are special risks that drivers of large trucks and commercial vehicles face…
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Nashville accident claims the life of two people after a truck goes the wrong way

Fatal and serious truck and car accidents are common when a driver is going against the flow of traffic without realizing where they are. If someone is killed, the civil law provides a remedy through wrongful death actions in each state.  A…
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Nashville homeless pedestrian is hit by a dump truck driver

A local man was hit by a commercial truck while trying to walk through traffic in Nashville.  Police find homeless man dead on the road The Nashville Metro Police responded to the area of Broadway and 13th Avenue South at 10:20 am on…
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Tennessee box truck is involved in a catastrophic collision with a car

Standard sized vehicles will always sustain a much greater amount of damage when involved in a collision with a larger commercial truck.  A man who was involved in a collision with a box truck in Nashville, Tennessee was taken to the hospital…
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Tennessee cement truck kills a woman while driving through an intersection

A business can be held responsible in civil court if one of their drivers caused an accident while operating a commercial vehicle.  An elderly woman from Pigeon Forge, Tennessee was killed during a collision with a cement truck. Fatal…
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The Daughter of Country Singer Hank Williams Jr. Dies in Car Accident in Tennessee

Twenty-seven-year-old Katherine Williams-Dunning, the daughter of singer-songwriter Hank Williams Jr., was killed in a tragic car crash on the evening of June 14th. CNN says Williams-Dunning was behind the wheel of a 2007 Chevy Tahoe towing…
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Nashville dump truck driver strikes and kills a student who was crossing the street

Walking through cities and metro areas always carries a certain level of danger, because it is possible that a driver may not be paying attention and hit a pedestrian.  A Vanderbilt University graduate student was killed during an accident…
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An accident involving two trucks and a car left three dead in Robertson County Tennessee.

Three people were killed in a crash along Interstate 65 in Robertson County, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol. The fatal collision happened around 7:30 p.m. on I-65 northbound near mile marker 119, close to the Tennessee-Kentucky line.…
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Does the size of a tractor trailer protect the driver from severe injury in Nashville Tennessee?

  Highway fatality numbers are down compared to statistics collected by the United States Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Administration from 2016 and 2017, but still claimed over 34,247 lives, and combination trucks involved…