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Tennessee deputy responsible for multiple car accidents

Driving a car comes with tremendous responsibility. Understanding the laws of the road and being a courteous and cautious driver helps to ensure that all motorists on the Tennessee roadways make it to their destinations safely. Car accidents can and do happen, even with the most diligent of drivers. One couple is hoping that justice is served after they were struck by an off-duty police officer.

High-speed chases often result in serious car accidents

Details are few about a recent multi-vehicle crash in Murfreesboro. Early indications are that a police pursuit was underway immediately before the crash. Driving at high speeds can be deadly, regardless of one's training and experience, often resulting in car accidents with serious injuries, or worse. That appears to have been the case in this instance, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol is now investigating the crash. 

Cab drivers victims in Tennessee car accidents

Tennessee roads can be a very dangerous place, whether one is driving for personal errands or for work. Other drivers, road conditions and the weather can all factor in to making the operation of a motor vehicle a sometimes treacherous endeavor. Should a motorist become distracted while diving, the consequences for the driver as well as other motorists on the road can be devastating, as the chances for car accidents increases.

Tennesse car accidents claim the lives of 2 more

Traffic laws and speed restrictions are in place on all roads to help ensure that drivers and their passengers arrive safely at their intended destinations. Most people who operate a motor vehicle are on the defensive when they drive, which helps in decreasing the likelihood of car accidents in Tennessee. Some drivers become distracted or get behind the wheel while they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Fatal car accidents: Arrest made in Tennessee

Even when the road is filled with vehicles driven by safe drivers, there will still be accidents. However, once an accident happens, drivers who are involved are legally obligated to remain at the scene. Unfortunately, this does not occur in many car accidents. For example, police in Tennessee recently arrested a woman who they say left the scene of an accident that resulted in a fatality.

Tennessee car accidents: Man killed by intoxicated driver

There are many precautions that drivers in Tennessee take to protect their safety. However, in many cases, it is impossible to prevent car accidents caused by drivers who are under the influence of alcohol. Unfortunately, one man was killed in a recent accident believed to have been caused by a driver who was intoxicated.

Car accidents: Tennessee bicycle crash results in arrests

Bicycling has become a favorite pastime for many people across the country. While there are various positive benefits of doing so, cyclists are often at risk of being involved in car accidents caused by inattentive and otherwise negligent drivers. For example, a man in Tennessee was recently arrested for his alleged involvement in an incident that sent a cyclist to the hospital.

Car accidents: Tennessee teenager dies in head-on collision

Because of the harm that a car accident can cause, drivers have a responsibility to themselves and others they may encounter to remain vigilant at all times. Even an act as simple as changing the radio station can cause car accidents with devastating consequences. Unfortunately, one family in Tennessee is facing this reality after a recent collision resulted in the death of a 17-year-old.

Tennessee car accidents: Charges pending after wrong-way crash

There are many hazards that a defensive driver can anticipate and avoid. For example, drivers are encouraged to obey traffic signs and drive defensively. Unfortunately, it is often difficult to recognize and respond to car accidents caused by drivers headed the wrong way on the interstate in the dark. Two people were recently injured in an alleged wrong-way collision in Tennessee.

Car accidents: Car strikes Tennessee gym, 2 injured

Drivers and pedestrians in Tennessee typically recognize that there are certain known risks involved with using the roadways. However, most people likely feel fairly safe from car accidents when inside a building. Unfortunately, one man was recently injured when a car struck a building.

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