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Friday, July 6, 2018It’s unconstitutional for the state of Tennessee to continue revoking driver’s licenses from people who can’t pay court costs, a federal judge determined Monday.
The ruling from U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger will have broad national and state ramifications, said&n... READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 31, 2018Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed into law a bill that will require all New Jersey residents to have health coverage or pay a penalty, making the state the second in the country to enact an individual health insurance mandate. READ MORE >>
Monday, April 30, 2018There are certainly arguments that favor term life insurance. For young families with children and others who need a large amount of inexpensive death benefit, term life is a great way to get low-cost protection. But because of the temporary nature of term insurance, only a very small percentage of contracts actually pay benefits. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, April 11, 2018listed in this report the 10 states where being ticketed for distracted driving will boost a driver’s auto insurance premiums by the highest average percentages: Vermont – 41% ($425). Connecticut – 34% ($520). Oregon – 31% ($432). Mississippi – 31% ($559). READ MORE >>
Tuesday, March 27, 2018Why You Should Have Auto Insurance Failure to obtain auto insurance or have another form of financial responsibility can result in... $ Fines $$ Losing The Right to Drive Your Vehicle Tennessee's Financial Responsibility Law requires you to be financially responsible in the event of an automobile accident. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, January 10, 2018Legislative Preview · January 8, 2018 · Jurisdiction(s): · Tennessee · Overview READ MORE >>
Wednesday, December 27, 2017There are 16 new laws going into place in Tennessee on January 1, 2018. Here are a few that may impact you the most: No cell phone calls in school zones: Using a cell phone will be a Class C misdemeanor punishable by up to a $50 fine if a driver uses a handheld phone while driving through an active school zone. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, December 20, 2017Don’t let a fire take the merry out of your holidays. The Holidays are a time of year to enjoy friends and family, but sometimes they don’t always go as planned. Don’t believe us? Check out this experiment . READ MORE >>
Friday, November 17, 2017Yet e-commerce also gives identity thieves new ways to commit their crimes. If you’re shopping from the comfort of your couch this holiday season, the following tips from a variety of experts can help you lower your chances of getting trapped like Don. (Fortunately, his story had a happy ending—check it out below. READ MORE >>
Thursday, September 21, 2017Breathalyzer for the drinker and Textalyzer for the texter. Technology can be a wonderful thing or not? Law enforcement will soon have a device the can help apprehend motorist who text and drive. The Textalyzer will allow and officer to quickly check if a cellphone has been used before a crash. READ MORE >>