In order to be a safe and cautious driver, a motorist needs to always be aware of their surroundings, refrain from engaging in any type of distracted behavior, and follow the rules of the road. While there are plenty of other tactics drivers can employ that will increase their level of safety when out on the road, there are also resources available to help them accomplish this. The AAA shares one of them, Brain HQ, which provides a course that is expected to help “train the experienced brain to stay sharp while driving.” [Read more…] about What are Some Resources that Can Help an Experienced Driver “Stay Sharp?”
It was the first day of the new year when Nashville police were called to the scene of an accident involving a 26-year-old male and a tour bus. The Tennessean said that the 26-year-old, who was later identified as Jorge Hernandez of Florida, had been visiting Nashville when he approached a tour van at around 11:00 p.m. that evening. The van had been parked in a pay lot at 122 4th Avenue South, says the news source, and that is when Hernandez allegedly tried to enter the van with a tour group. The driver of the van, however, informed Hernandez that “he didn’t belong” and Hernandez responded by asking the driver “if he wanted to fight.” [Read more…] about FL Man Killed in Nashville After Being Hit by Tour Van He Allegedly Didn’t Belong on But Tried to Enter
Whiplash is a common injury many car and truck wreck victims sustain. The injury is caused “by an abrupt backward and/or forward jerking motion of the head and the symptoms may even be delayed for 24 hours or more after your body experiences the “initial trauma” says WebMD. Now, whether the symptoms are delayed or they are felt immediately following the collision, you will likely feel one or more of the following if you were recently involved in a wreck and suffered a whiplash injury. [Read more…] about How Long Does a Whiplash Injury Last?
It was recently reported that the brother of a Philadelphia Eagles football player was killed on December 4th after a car wreck with a drunk driver. Bleacher Report stated that Derek Barnett’s brother, David was driving in Nashville when another motorist heading in the opposite direction crossed into his lane. That driver, who has been identified as Felipe Castelblanco, 47, hit Barnett’s vehicle head-on. [Read more…] about Brother of Philadelphia Eagles Football Player Killed in Drunk Driving Accident
We recognize the month of December for Christmas and New Year’s as well as a time to spend with family and friends. We exchange gifts and count down the days until we can make yet another New Year’s resolution we can only hope to keep. While the month of December is recognized for many different things, one thing people seldomly acknowledge it for is the increase in auto wrecks. During this time of year, there are many anxious, excited, and distracted drivers occupying the roadways which is why so many more collisions tend to transpire. [Read more…] about Tennessee Highway Patrol Urges Drivers to be Patient and Aware on the Roads this Holiday Season
The Bird and Lime scooters have made their way into the news yet again after two wrecks occurred in downtown Nashville involving vehicles.
When Lime and Bird first introduced their scooters to the public, many grew worried over the dangers associated with riding the electric scooter and some even fought to have them banned. While the companies managed to sustain and provide individuals with an alternative form of transportation for months, they have continued to receive criticism as more and more riders suffer from serious injuries in the accidents they are involved in. Nashville Public Radio recently reported that there have been some riders who have suffered brain trauma that was so severe that they would never be the same again. And the physicians at Vanderbilt Medical Trauma ICU have seen their fair share of injuries as well. [Read more…] about Bird and Lime Continue to Receive Backlash as More Scooter Accidents Occur