Tag: Nashville distracted driving accident attorneys

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 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

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

Distracted Driving to Blame for Increase in Fatal Pedestrian Accidents

Posted in Car Accident,Distracted Driving on April 3, 2017

A report prepared for the Governors Highway Safety Association revealed that fatal pedestrian accidents increased by 11 percent nationwide in 2016, and distracted driving played the biggest role in the increase. Per a report by the Associated Press and WKRN.com, nearly 6,000 people were killed in the U.S. while walking on or near roadways, making… read more