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Tennessee Truck Accident Statistics Show an Increase in Fatalities for Truck and Bus Crashes

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Tennessee Truck Accident Statistics show that there is an increase in fatalities in crashes involving large trucks and buses.  The reported fatalities for large trucks include semi trucks, 18 wheelers, tractor trailers and for transport buses.

 

Tennessee Truck Accident Statistics show Fatal Crashes for Large Trucks

According to the most recent report and findings by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), 130 fatal crashes involving large trucks occurred in Tennessee in 2017. Majority of the trucking companies involved in fatal crashes are out of state.  In 2016, there were 114 fatal crashes involving large trucks. read more…

7 Urgent Steps To Take When Bitten by Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room in Mississippi

Bed Bugs in Hotel Rooms in Mississippi

When your travel plans include staying in a hotel, it is a good idea to inspect the hotel room thoroughly for bed bugs before settling down. Among the items you should pack, include a small, portable flashlight. Do not rely completely on your cell phone’s flashlight.

If for any reason after conducting an inspection for bed bugs, you actually discover that your room is infested with these pests, there are urgent actions you need to take. They include:

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Alcohol-impaired Driving Crashes on the Rise in Mississippi and Tennessee

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Alcohol-Impaired Driving Crashes can be Fatal

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a driver is considered alcohol-impaired when his or her blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .08 grams per deciliter (g/dL) or higher. Therefore, if there is a fatal car crash where the driver had a BAC of .08 g/dL or higher, that car crash is classified as an alcohol-impaired-driving crash.  Furthermore, the fatalities which occur in those alcohol-impaired driving crashes are considered to be alcohol-impaired-driving fatalities.

Motorcycle Riders Have More Fatalities for Alcohol-Impaired Driving Crashes than Cars and Commercial Trucks

In its most recent key findings, the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found as follows:

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Salu & Salu Law Firm, PLLC represents injured victims in Mississippi and Tennessee.  We cover the following towns and cities in North Mississippi and the Delta: Southaven, Walls, Horn Lake, Olive Branch, Hernando, Senatobia, Holly Springs, Clarksdale, Tunica, Oxford, Batesville, Greenville, Cleveland, Byhalia, Robinsonville, and these counties: Desoto, Coahoma, Shelby, Quitman, Marshall, Tate, Lafayette, Panola, Tallahatchie, Grenada, Bolivar, Tunica, Lee.

West Tennessee:  We serve clients in Memphis, Bartlett, Collierville, Cordova, Germantown, Lakeland, Arlington, Paris, Dyersburg, Millington, Union City, Jackson, and these counties: Shelby, Tipton, Benton, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Weakley.

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