A 15-year-old girl was killed days before Christmas in a crash on Millertown Pike in East Knox County, Tennessee. In the incident, two pickup trucks ran into each other, according to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. Four other people were injured in the crash, and their conditions were not available. The sheriff’s office said alcohol
Data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this past summer captured how even though fatal automobile accidents in the United States were on the decline for a number of years, their rates have recently increased. The data also shows that while Tuesday may be the safest day for a motorist to get
Accidents can happen to even the most careful drivers. Even if you have comprehensive auto insurance, you obey all of the rules of the road and you never drink and drive, text and drive or get behind the wheel while you’re drowsy, you can still have the misfortune of being hit by an insured driver.
Any time you travel across Tennessee by car, you run the risk of encountering road construction. For some drivers, navigating through these work zones can prove difficult and even dangerous. Construction zone crashes are steadily increasing across the nation, highlighting a need for increased awareness about their dangers. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s
Officers with both the Knoxville Police Department (KPD) and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) stepped up their patrol of area roadways during a 104-hour period beginning at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21 through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25. By the time the enhanced enforcement period was over, 1,013 traffic citations had been issued by