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Guardrail blamed in 4 car accident deaths in Tennessee

On Oct. 25, 2016, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) decided to quit using the Lindsay X-LITE model of guardrail end. Around the first of 2017, the TDOT also decided to hire someone to remove the ends of that model of guardrail wherever the speed limit was more than 45 mph. The bidding process for the award of the removal job was supposed to begin on March 31. Most of those specific guardrail ends will be removed during the replacement process.

5 ways to better share the road with motorcycles

Any type of accident can be traumatic and frustrating, but an accident between a larger vehicle and a motorcycle can often be deadly. It is the responsibility of all drivers on the road to drive safely and defensively to protect from accidents. When you regularly share the road with motorcycles, there are ways you can be aware of them and drive safely with them.

Car accidents and snow removal

Are you a resident of Tennessee? If so, you know that snow can move into your area during the cold winter months. While this can be beautiful in many ways, it can also cause quite a few problems when you're behind the wheel of a vehicle.

Arrest made after worker is struck while changing a tire

A worker for the Tennessee Department of Transportation was changing a tire out on Interstate 40. Another driver had gotten stranded with a flat, and the TDOT worker had come to help. While he was switching out the old tire for the new, he was hit by a passing car.

Tennessee drivers worried about texting and driving

In coordination with Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AAA is warning drivers to avoid distractions while they are behind the wheel. According to AAA, distracted drivers cause more than 100,000 traffic accidents in the last five years in the state of Tennessee.

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  • TBA - Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee State Courts - TNcourts.gov
  • Athens Area Chamber of Commerce
  • LAET - Legal aid of east Tennessee - Justice for all
  • Board of Professional Responsibility of supreme court of Tennessee