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  • Increase in holiday travel leads to more Tennessee car accidents

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Dec 31, 2011

    This week there were quite a few car accidents on Tennessee roadways, which has led some to believe that the increase in crashes is in direct relation to the increase in people traveling for the holidays. On Tuesday there were three separate motor vehicle accidents on Interstate 40. The first happened around 3 p.m. near Sevierville, with the second happening not too long after in Loudon County. ...
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  • Pedestrian in Tennessee sent to hospital following accident

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Dec 29, 2011

    When a pedestrian is hit by a truck or car -- or even a motorcycle -- the results can be quite devastating as the pedestrian does not have any safety system to protect them. And while in some cases the pedestrian ends up being killed in the crash, other times the person sustains serious catastrophic injuries , which are very expensive and can result in physical and emotional pain, and ongoing ...
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  • Do Your Doctor's Rubber Gloves Really Protect You From Germs?

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Dec 28, 2011

    A recent study published in the Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology Journal focused on the number of doctors and nurses who do not wash their hands before and after using rubber or latex gloves. Skipping this simple step can cause harm to both healthcare workers and patients . This came as a surprise to many in the medical community. Although many believe that latex gloves create an ...
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  • Rainy day leads to at least five accidents on Tennessee roadways

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Dec 24, 2011

    When the weather gets bad and the roads get slick, some drivers think they can just continue on with their regular driving behaviors. However, the truth is that slick roads mean that it is easier to lose control of a vehicle, which means that drivers should be using extra precaution and slowing down their speeds. On Wednesday morning, due to the rain, there were at least five motor vehicle ...
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  • Drunk drivers to blame for many holiday crashes

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Dec 23, 2011

    Picture this: You are driving home after spending the holidays with your family. You're enjoying listening to yet another holiday classic on the radio, when a car traveling in the opposite direction suddenly crosses the center line. Unable to react in time, the other car crashes head-on into your vehicle. Later on you wake up in the hospital wondering what happened. It turns out the driver who ...
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