8 Things You Need to Know about Seat Belt Enforcement and Safety

Posted in Car Accident on June 13, 2018

No matter how short your drive will be or how familiar you are with the route, there’s a chance you’ll be involved in an auto accident every time you get behind the wheel of your vehicle. Modern cars, trucks, and SUVs are equipped with a bevy of safety features, including advanced airbags, stability and traction… read more

6 Reasons to Get a Lawyer after an Auto Accident

Posted in Car Accident on June 13, 2018

The aftermath of an auto accident can be a painful, lonely, and anxious time. You and your loved ones may be dealing with serious injuries that can make it difficult or impossible to go back to work. In addition, you also may be facing expensive medical bills that you don’t know how you’ll be able… read more

Memorial Day Weekend 2018 Safety Tips

Posted in Car Accident on May 23, 2018

Memorial Day Weekend kicks off in just a few days, and that means the unofficial start of summer is almost here. Like other summer holiday weekends, Memorial Day means more vehicles on the road than normal, and that also means an increase in the risk of auto accidents for many drivers. At Matt Hardin Law,… read more

5 Tips for Protecting Your Sanity and Safety in Nashville Traffic

Posted in Car Accident on May 21, 2018

A proposed mass transit plan was recently voted down in Nashville, and that means commuting options for most drivers into and around the city will remain the area’s major interstates and highways. People who have lived and worked in the area for any amount of time know that traffic can be significant, especially during the… read more

Tips for Staying Safe on Nashville’s Highways and Interstates

Posted in Car Accident on May 13, 2018

Nashville is home to four major interstates: Interstates 24, 40, 65, and 440, as well as several major highways. Thousands of drivers use the city’s interstates and highways everyday to get to and from work, and accidents and major traffic issues are a common occurrence on those busy roadways—especially as the area’s population increases. fastest… read more

10 Essential Tips for Staying Safe as a Pedestrian in Nashville

Posted in Pedestrian Accident on May 4, 2018

In 2017, Nashville was ranked as the 37th most dangerous city for walkability out of 104 cities studied throughout the U.S. That represented a significant improvement over its ranking of 15th in 2014. The Tennessean reports that 209 pedestrians were struck and killed by vehicles in Nashville between 2004 and 2014. The city has added… read more

5 Ways You Can Immediately Reduce Your Risks while Driving

Posted in Car Accident on April 27, 2018

Cars, trucks, SUVs, and other vehicles are integral parts of our daily lives. And while they’re necessary for a significant majority of the population in both Tennessee and throughout the country, they also pose serious risks to our health and well-being. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 37,461 people were killed in auto… read more

Separating Facts from Myths during Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Posted in Distracted Driving on April 19, 2018

Distracted driving is a major safety epidemic on the nation’s roadways, and in response to the increasing dangers, the National Safety Council named April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Despite increased enforcement by police officers and state troopers, more and more people are being injured and even killed in distracted driving-related crashes every year in… read more

5 Essential Steps to Protect Your Health and Your Rights after an Auto Accident

Posted in Car Accident on April 5, 2018

If you’ve just been involved in a car accident, your life may feel like it has been turned upside down. You and your loved ones may be in pain, you may be unable to return to work for the foreseeable future, and you may be facing piles of expensive medical bills that you can’t afford…. read more

5 Overlooked Causes of Distracted Driving

Posted in Distracted Driving on March 27, 2018

The National Highway Safety Traffic Administration says that nearly 3,500 people lost their lives in distracted driving-related accidents in the U.S. in 2015 alone. The organization defines distracted driving as “any activity that diverts attention from driving.” In addition, nearly 400,000 people were injured in distracted driving crashes that year. To make matters worse, an… read more