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Aggressive & Experienced Drunk Driving Victim Lawyers in Clarksville

Experience matters when representing clients injured in a drunk driving accident

Many auto accidents are the result of distracted or impaired driving – causes that are highly preventable, yet all too common. Call the law office of Bateman & Bateman, PC if you are the victim of a drunk or impaired driver and suffered injuries. Our Clarksville auto accidents attorneys find creative and innovative solutions to build your case. Our AV-rated attorneys dedicate themselves to finding financial compensation for crash victims throughout Tennessee.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) classifies driving distractions as follows:

  • Text messaging
  • Using a cellular phone or smartphone
  • Eating or drinking
  • Talking with passengers
  • Grooming
  • Reading maps or other materials
  • Programming or reading a navigation device
  • Viewing a video
  • Adjusting a radio, iPod, or CD player

Drunk and distracted driving are leading causes of serious accidents

Drunk driving and distracted driving are among the leading causes of auto accidents today. Drivers who engage in this type of risky behavior endanger the traveling public and create victims by crashing into pedestrians, other vehicles and property. Drivers who are drunk, texting, and talking on cell phones kill, maim and cripple innocent people.

According to NHTSA, 6,627 drunk drivers caused 10,228 car accident deaths nationwide in 2010, accounting for 31 percent of all fatal car accidents, and averaging one death every 51 minutes. Distracted drivers accounted for an estimated 416,000 injuries and 3,092 deaths in 2010, which was 18 percent of all car accidents that led to injuries. Texting and cell phone usage were the biggest factors in those accidents.

And texting and cell phone usage remain among the biggest distracted driving offenders. A single text message diverts a driver’s eyes for 4.6 seconds — think of that as blind-driving the full length of a football field at 55 miles per hour. Because other drivers don’t always pay attention on the road, you need Clarksville car accident attorneys with more than 60 years of combined legal experience who are focused on your negligence claim.

Schedule your free consultation today

Contact Bateman & Bateman, PC to discuss your case and learn how driver negligence can cause a car accident in Clarksville. When it comes to your personal injury, estate litigation or auto accident case, our devoted attorneys go the extra mile to get results. Call us at 931-647-5959 or 800-264-0041 (toll free) to discuss your Clarksville car accident.

For more information on drunk and distracted driving statistics, please click into these links:

What Is Distracted Driving?

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Traffic Safety Facts