5 Dangerous and Overlooked Causes of Accidents

Posted in Car Accident on December 22, 2017

Most drivers are aware of the major causes of auto accidents. Behaviors like speeding, driving under the influence, and driving while distracted are all among the top contributing factors for car accidents. In fact, those three causes are factors in around 75 percent of fatal car accidents in the U.S. annually. But there are far… read more

What You Should Know about Senior Drivers

Posted in Car Accident on November 21, 2017

Drivers face the highest risk of being involved in accidents when they’re in their teens and early 20s. From that point forward, their risks decline until they become senior citizens. As drivers age, their risks increase due to a variety of physical and mental changes. Seniors can still drive safely for many years, but it’s… read more

Holiday Travel Safety Tips

Posted in Car Accident on November 21, 2017

The 2017 holiday season is here. It’s both a hectic and joyous time for families, but it can also be dangerous—especially as people hit the road to travel long distances to see friends and loved ones. Experts predict that the 2017 holiday season will be the busiest since 2005, as more than 50 million Americans… read more

Nashville Car Accident Frequently Asked Questions

Posted in Car Accident on November 19, 2017

Nashville Car Accident Frequently Asked Questions At Matt Hardin Law, our Nashville auto accident attorneys know that car crash victims have many questions after accidents. The hours, days, and weeks after crashes can be a confusing, frustrating, and painful time, especially when victims feel like they’re in the dark about their injuries, their chances of… read more

Facts about Nashville Distracted Driving Accidents

Posted in Distracted Driving on November 12, 2017

Distracted driving is an epidemic and a growing problem both nationwide and in Tennessee. With the ubiquity of smartphones and electronic devices, it’s easier than ever for drivers to focus on something other than the task at hand when they’re behind the wheel. To combat the dangers of distracted driving, law enforcement officers throughout the… read more

What You Should Know about Teen Driver Safety

Posted in Car Accident on November 12, 2017

From the day they turn 16, many teens can’t wait to get their driver licenses and get the independence and freedom that comes with driving. Getting a learner permit or driver license is a major milestone in life for teens in Tennessee, but it also comes with many significant risks. The Centers for Disease Control… read more

How Can You Stay Safe in Ride-Sharing Vehicles and Cabs?

Posted in Car Accident on October 19, 2017

At Matt Hardin Law, we know how dangerous impaired driving can be. We help many victims every year who had their lives forever changed due to others getting behind the wheel when their blood alcohol concentrations were over the legal limit. Due to the dangers associated with drunk and impaired driving, we always recommend for… read more

Important Facts about Big Truck Accidents

Posted in Truck Wreck on October 19, 2017

In August 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published its 2017 Pocket Guide to Large Truck and Bus Statistics. The FMCSA is a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and it’s in charge of governing and regulating the nation’s trucking industry. The pocket guide is released annually and contains important information about… read more

What You Need to Know about Pedestrian Safety

Posted in Pedestrian Accident on October 19, 2017

Like many cities throughout the U.S., city leaders in Nashville are focused on making Music City’s streets as safe as possible for pedestrians—including both residents and the large number of tourists who visit the area every week. To accomplish that, many neighborhoods have seen road construction and road improvements in recent years, including wider shoulders,… read more

Car Seats 101

Posted in Car Accident on October 9, 2017

As a parent, you do everything in your power to keep your children safe. That includes taking precautions like removing potentially dangerous objects from your home, being careful about the toys and food you buy for them, and making sure they’re always in the company of trusted family members and friends. But one risk factor… read more