Truck Accidents


Speeding Semi-Truck Overturns and Shuts Down I-24W

Truck Accidents . John Whitfield

A semi-truck traveling along Interstate 24 West caused major delays for other drivers when it crashed on the Murfreesboro Pike ramp, spilling diesel fuel across the road. Police cited speeding as a factor in the accident that shut down the interstate for clean-up and removal for nearly eight hours. For


Motorcyclist Dies After Being Hit by Drunk Driver

Motorcycle Accidents,Truck Accidents . John Whitfield

By nature of vehicle design, motorcyclists are more vulnerable than drivers of cars, trucks and SUVs while on the road. As a result, defenseless drivers often suffer catastrophic or fatal injuries when involved in accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a motorcyclist is 28 times more likely


Licensed Auto Dealers Routinely Sell Vehicles With Open Recalls

Truck Accidents . John Whitfield

Buying a used car is often a great way to get the vehicle you want and need at an affordable price point. As purchasers, we are not only buying cars to get us from place to place, but also to safely transport our loved ones, including children. You’d be surprised


What Is Wrongful Death?

Truck Accidents . John Whitfield

A wrongful death lawsuit is a civil case filed against a person or business responsible for causing someone’s death. Certain individuals are entitled by law to file suit if a close relative’s death was caused by another’s wrongful act. The cause of the death can involve: An Intentional Act Defective Design


Tractor-Trailer Hit-and-Run Accident

Truck Accidents . John Whitfield

Every year, large trucks are involved in thousands of accidents across the country, many of them fatal. In some trucking accidents, the truck driver will flee the scene. There are many reasons why a driver who has been involved in an accident may not stop at the scene of the


New Law Could End Cell Phone Use While Driving

Car Accidents,Truck Accidents . John Whitfield

It may soon be illegal for Tennessee drivers to talk on the phone without a hands-free device. The Tennessee Senate approved the ban previously passed by the House. Under the new law, the state would prohibit drivers 18 and older from holding or physically supporting a phone while driving — unless


Head On Truck Accident Reminds Drivers Of The Dangers Of Big Rigs

Truck Accidents . John Whitfield

Large trucks are extremely dangerous. Not only are they large in size, but they can also weigh up to 80,000 pounds. Despite this, it’s easy for drivers to forget the dangers because we share the roads with 18-wheelers every day. However, a recent fatal truck accident served as a reminder


Working Hour Regulations For Truck Drivers

Truck Accidents . John Whitfield

Truck drivers have a huge responsibility when they get behind the wheel. These vehicles are much larger and heavier than other motor vehicles, which means they can cause a lot more damage in the event of an accident. Because of this, it is incredibly important that truck drivers only get