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Category: Drunk Driving

Metro Nashville Police Made More than 1,200 DUI Arrests This Year

Posted in Drunk Driving,Tennessee Accident Law on August 22, 2017

Metro Nashville Police’s records indicate that the police department has arrested 1,220 individuals for DUI since Jan. 1, 2017—almost the same number through the same date in 2016. Per a report by WKRN.com, the data was through August 12. Through the same time in 2016, Metro officers arrested 1,225 individuals for DUI. While the number… read more

Driver Charged with Vehicular Homicide after Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

Posted in Car Accident,Drunk Driving on August 14, 2017

A 58-year-old man is being charged with vehicular homicide and vehicular assault after he traveled the wrong way down Briley Parkway in Nashville and collided head-on with another vehicle on June 30. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident caused a passenger in the vehicle that the man hit to suffer fatal injuries. Metro Nashville… read more

Driver Arrested after Fatal Wrong-Way Collision

Posted in Drunk Driving,Tennessee Accident Law on June 9, 2017

On Monday, police arrested a 19-year-old male who was driving a vehicle that entered the westbound lanes of Interstate 440 traveling in the wrong direction and crashed into another vehicle, causing one person to suffer fatal injuries. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident happened just after 1:30 a.m. on the I-440 ramp connecting to… read more

Metro Police Officer Injured in Suspected Drunk Driving Accident

Posted in Car Accident,Drunk Driving on April 8, 2017

A suspected drunk driver crashed his vehicle into a Metro Nashville Police cruiser late Wednesday night, causing the officer inside to suffer injuries. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident occurred just before midnight on Old Harding Pike near South Colony Drive in Davidson County. The officer who was injured had just responded to an… read more

Williamson County Offers DUI Education Program to Help Repeat Offenders

Posted in Drunk Driving,Tennessee Accident Law on January 18, 2017

Williamson County Offers DUI Education Program to Help Repeat Offenders In 2010, Williamson County launched the state’s first standalone DUI court, which boasts a success rate of 86 percent for making sure participants aren’t arrested for more alcohol-related offenses after their initial arrests. Per a report by The Tennessean, the program currently has 26 active… read more

AAA and Anheuser-Busch Partner to Offer Safe Rides Home during Holidays

Posted in Drunk Driving,Tennessee Accident Law on December 27, 2016

AAA and Anheuser-Busch Partner to Offer Safe Rides Home during Holidays 100 million Americans will travel during the 2016 holiday season, and nearly 94 million of them will travel by car, truck, or SUV. Clarksville Now reports that AAA will partner with Anheuser-Busch to provide safe rides home via the Tow to Go program for… read more

AAA Study: Drowsy Driving as Risky as Drunk Driving

Posted in Drunk Driving,Personal Injury on December 14, 2016

AAA Study: Drowsy Driving as Risky as Drunk Driving The dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs are widely known. And in recent years, law enforcement agencies have increased awareness of the dangers of driving while distracted due to cell phones and other electronic devices. However, many drivers are unaware of… read more

3-Car Accident Results in DUI Arrest in Williamson County

Posted in Car Accident,Drunk Driving,Personal Injury on November 6, 2016

3-Car Accident Results in DUI Arrest in Williamson County An accident involving three vehicles resulted in a man’s arrest for driving under the influence in Franklin, Tennessee, Saturday night. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident occurred just after 10 p.m. at the intersection of Mack Hatcher Memorial Parkway and Franklin Road. An investigation by… read more

Injuries Reported after Drunk Driving Accident in Nashville on Sunday

Posted in Drunk Driving,Tennessee Accident Law on April 14, 2016

Injuries Reported after Drunk Driving Accident in Nashville on Sunday A woman suffered serious injuries after the driver of the vehicle she was riding in lost control of the car, causing it to careen off the roadway and into a ditch. According to a report by WSMV.com, the accident occurred at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday… read more

Davidson County Sheriff’s Office to Offer Free Rides on St. Patrick’s Day

Posted in Drunk Driving,Personal Injury,Tennessee Accident Law on March 16, 2016

Davidson County Sheriff’s Office to Offer Free Rides on St. Patrick’s Day In an effort to make the streets of Nashville and its surrounding areas safer, the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office will offer residents free rides home on St. Patrick’s Day—which is Thursday, March 17. According to a report by WKRN.com, officers with the DCSO… read more