Category Archives: Car Accident

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The 5 Most Common Causes of Accidents During Holiday Travel

The period of time between Thanksgiving and New Years’ Eve is one of the deadliest and busiest travel times during the year. The U.S. Department of Transportation reported that 91 percent of long-distance holiday travel is by car. If you and your family or friends are planning to travel during this time, or you have a holiday road trip planned, you should continue reading our blog. 5 Reasons for Car Accidents During the Holiday Season Road congestion. There are generally more vehicles on the road during the holiday season due to road trips, holiday shopping and work or school events. Naturally, with more cars on the road, there is an increased chance of getting into a collision. Drunk driving. Drinking and driving is common during this time of year, especially with many motorists going to or returning from holiday parties. Drunk drivers can drive erratically and have delayed responses while…
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3 Vital Car Seat Safety Tips for Parents in Tennessee

Parents have many things to be concerned about when it comes to their children, especially when they are making a long trip for a holiday. If you are a Tennessee parent with young children, you are probably aware of how important it is to safely secure your child in your vehicle. To reduce the risk of injuries during an accident, you should follow these tips to ensure your children are safe in their car seats. 3 Crucial Car Seat Safety Tips for Tennessee Parents Follow expert recommendations. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recommended that parents Keep children in the backseat and facing the rear until they reach the maximum weight or height allowed by the seat’s manufacturer. In general, this will be children that are 2 years old or younger, and some up to the age of 4 depending on other factors. Buy the right car seat. Your…
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How Should I Report a Car Accident to the Tennessee DOS?

There are many things you should be aware of after a car accident. As a responsible Tennessee driver, you should call and notify police and medical authorities of any injuries, and you should exchange information with the other parties involved. In certain situations, you must also report an accident to the Tennessee Department of Safety (Tennessee DOS) within 20 days of the incident. If you are ever involved in a car accident, then you should know if the incident you were involved in requires this report. How Do I Know If I Should Report an Accident to the Tennessee DOS? In order to determine if you should complete and submit a report to the Tennessee DOS after your accident, you should check to see if any of these factors apply: The car accident caused an injury The car accident caused a fatality The car accident resulted in property damages over…
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