Jun 8, 2017

Tennessee Highway Patrol is Cracking Down on Distracted Driving

By |Jun 8, 2017|Distracted Driving|0 Comments

Texting while driving is against the law in Tennessee and it has been since 2009, yet Tennesseans along with other Americans on roads and highways throughout the United States do not seem to think that the law applies to them as drivers continue to read and respond to text messages, emails and surf the […]

Nov 23, 2015

Bridging the Tech Gap: Software That Recognizes Human Emotion

By |Nov 23, 2015|Brain Injuries, Bridging the Tech Gap, Distracted Driving|0 Comments

In his freshman year at Stanford, Catalin Voss helped build an app for Google Glass that could recognize emotions. The software use facial recognition software to analyze expressions, and compared those expressions to a database to determine the emotion being expressed. The app was so successful that a Japanese company purchased the creation and […]

Oct 17, 2015

The Myth of Multitasking

By |Oct 17, 2015|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving|0 Comments

Car accidents happen all the time. Often, news agencies report that a single vehicle accident is “under investigation” or that the cause of the accident is unknown, though drugs and alcohol were not involved. Generally, if any cause at all is released, it is simply reported as “operator error.” A new report from the National […]

Jul 13, 2015

Fatal Bus Crash Last Year Caused By Distracted Driving

By |Jul 13, 2015|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving|0 Comments

Earlier this year we wrote about a horrific school bus crash that killed two young children and a teacher’s aide in December of 2014. New information has come to light on the incident after an investigation by the Knox County District Attorney. The details uncovered during the investigation show that this tragedy was entirely […]

Jun 4, 2015

Distracted Driving By The Numbers

By |Jun 4, 2015|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving, News, Safety, Tractor Trailer Accidents, Truck Accidents|0 Comments

At the Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, we know the kinds of serious injuries you face if you are in an accident with a distracted driver. The plain truth is that we don’t want you to get hurt, but we’re here for you when you do. RML is committed to reducing distracted driving. Our offices […]

May 26, 2015

Your Car Is Getting Safer, But It Can Still Hurt You

By |May 26, 2015|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving, News, Safety, Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Everyone knows that car accidents can result in any number of short- and long-term injuries. Sudden deceleration can cause whiplash and herniated discs, rapidly deploying airbags can cause serious frictions burns, and even seatbelts can leave welts and bruises. However, not many people know that you can incur injuries from spending too much time […]

Apr 6, 2015

Distracted Driving Kills; Please Read Our Safe Driving Policy

By |Apr 6, 2015|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving, Motorcycle Accidents, Safety, Tractor Trailer Accidents, Truck Accidents|0 Comments

The American Association for Justice is an association of lawyers that works to promote justice and fairness in the justice system. The AAJ serves as a platform for lawyers to donate time to their communities in an effort to make those communities safer and better informed about important issues.

The AAJ has recently started a […]

Feb 13, 2015

Dangerous Bus Drivers Threaten Safety of Children and Motorists

By |Feb 13, 2015|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving, Safety|0 Comments

Shelby County School Board last year approved a contract with Durham School Services to provide busing for its students through 2015 at a cost of more than $25 million. Durham’s CEO Emeritus, John Elliot, assured the Shelby County School Board that the company is taking steps to implement a three-point safety plan in response […]

Nov 10, 2014

Distracted Driving Leads to Four College Athlete Deaths

By |Nov 10, 2014|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving, Personal Injury, Tractor Trailer Accidents, Truck Accidents|0 Comments

A tragic accident in Oklahoma this September led to the premature death of four college softball players when their van was hit by a tractor-trailer. The driver admitted to being distracted by something in his truck, which resulted in him crossing over the median and crashing into an oncoming lane of traffic. Rachel Hitt, […]

Nov 7, 2014

Common Causes: Distracted Driving

By |Nov 7, 2014|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving, Safety|0 Comments

Car accidents make feel people particularly vulnerable, because there’s little to nothing you can do to control the driving habits of other people. One of the main causes of car accidents is distracted driving: when a person performs another action or task while operating a motor vehicle. We usually think of cell phone usage, […]

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