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Thursday, February 26, 2015Uninsured/suspended drivers in Tennessee · Tennessee is 6th in the nation in the number of uninsured drivers, with 20 percent of its documented motorists (almost 1 million) uninsured. Mississippi is 3rd, with 23 percent of its drivers uninsured (no driver totals). Source: PropertyCasualty360. READ MORE >>
Thursday, February 26, 2015Auto Insurance Fraud Is on the Rise According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, auto insurance is the greatest component of overall insurance fraud. In the 2013 NICB report, suspected cases of auto insurance fraud rose 12.7 percent from 2011 to 2012, reaching a nationwide total of 78,024. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, February 25, 2015A Texas jury has rejected the insanity defense of a former Marine in the deaths of famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man.
After a two-week trial in which jurors heard testimony about defendant Eddie Ray Routh's erratic behavior, including statements about anarchy, the apocaly... READ MORE >>
Wednesday, February 25, 2015Which vehicles are safest? Safety is one of the most important attributes shoppers consider when purchasing a car, and crash-test results have become a crucial part of the shopping process. But crash ratings from lab tests may not tell the whole story. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, February 11, 2015It took only two days of the special session called by Governor Bill Haslam to put an end to the debate over Insure Tennessee. By a vote of 7-4, the Senate Health and Welfare Committee voted down the Governor's plan to provide health coverage to more than 280,000 additional Tennesseans. READ MORE >>
Friday, January 16, 2015TO SUPPORT FORT CAMPBELL What: Fort Campbell community listening session regarding potential personnel reduction at Fort Campbell. Community urged to attend. When: Tuesday, Jan. 20, 6-8:30 p.m. Where: Fort Campbell Family Resource Center (FRC), 1501 William C. Lee Road, inside Gate 1. READ MORE >>
Friday, January 16, 2015Be Aware of Winter Driving Hazards Severe winter weather can be both intimidating and dangerous for automobile travel. The Federal Highway Administration estimates that over 500,000 automobile accidents in the United States are caused each year by snow, sleet, and ice on the nation's roads, highways, and freeways. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, January 6, 2015A SR-22 form is proof of future financial responsibility as required under Tennessee Code Annotated 55-12-114. If you are required to file a SR-22, then you should contact your liability insurance representative and advise them of the needed filing with our state. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, January 6, 2015Precautions Plumbers said they hope that local residents take the proper precautions throughout the week. Jim Davis of Jim Davis & Son Plumbing Company said that it’s been cold enough this winter that perhaps people will be more aware of what the low temperatures can do to their pipes. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 30, 2014Question: What defines someone as a household member for car insurance purposes? Answer: In general, an immediate or extended family that lives with you as well as non-family household members that drive your vehicle, such as a roommate, can be considered a member of your household by a car insurance carrier. READ MORE >>