New data shows 2021 was an expensive year for drivers who sustained vehicle damage from potholes

Mar 11, 2022 at 04:45 pm by WGNS

Spring is just around the corner and many Tennesseans will soon, if they haven’t already, face a familiar obstacle on the roadway — potholes. A new survey from AAA.... Read More

Speed Cushion Pilot Program in Murfreesboro Receives Mixed Reviews

Mar 02, 2022 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Testing of different traffic slowing devices have not had a huge impact in Murfreesboro. In 2021, the city installed “Speed Cushions” on Alexander Boulevard betwee.... Read More

Drivers Beware: Area Flooding Covers Multiple Roadways in Rutherford County, TN

Feb 25, 2022 at 05:45 am by WGNS

Heavy rainfall in the past three days has equaled creeks, streams and rivers flooding into area roadways, according to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.Deputies ar.... Read More

Tennessee saw 31.5% increase in road trips, 13th largest in U.S. - Rutherford County Continues to See Increased Hotel Stays Locally

Feb 22, 2022 at 12:43 pm by WGNS

In Tennessee, locals have been hitting the road in higher numbers when comparing 2019 to 2021. Reports show that Tennessee experienced a 31.5% increase in long-distance road t.... Read More

Traffic Crackdown: At least 84-Violations and Citations on Valentine's Day in Rutherford County

Feb 15, 2022 at 09:36 am by WGNS

It was a loving crackdown on those driving without a license, making illegal turns and more this past Valentine’s Day in Rutherford County.On Tuesday (Feb. 14, 2022), me.... Read More
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Snow, slick roads wreaking havoc in Murfreesboro, driver urged to stay home

Jan 06, 2022 at 02:31 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Heavy snowfall has covered the City of Murfreesboro, wreaking havoc on traffic, leaving drivers stranded, and police responding to multip.... Read More

New Year's Eve sobriety checkpoint in Rutherford County

Dec 20, 2021 at 01:37 pm by WGNS

Teams of officers will check drivers for sobriety during a checkpoint from 11 p.m. New Year’s Eve to 1 a.m. New Year’s Day on Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro..... Read More

Tennessee Gas Prices 5.9-Cents Lower This Month - Compared to Last Month

Nov 22, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.07/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

Drivers Reminded to Slow Down and Move Over

Nov 09, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee  – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and AAA – The Auto Club Group are partnering with the Tennessee Department of Safety and.... Read More

Distracted Driving in Rutherford County and Beyond

Oct 28, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

A new report finds unsafe driving behaviors have gone down, for the most part, in places like Rutherford County and throughout the state. With more on this story, here is WGNS.... Read More

Is Rutherford County Prepared for Electric Vehicles on the Daily

Jul 07, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

As more and more electric cars hit the streets, many ask where they can receive a recharge? Amy Byers with Middle Tennessee Electric told WGNS NEWS…Rutherford County an.... Read More

New technology, careless drivers causing increase in auto thefts

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Drivers leaving keys and key fobs in their vehicles, and not locking the doors has led to an increase of auto thefts in Murfreesboro, accordin.... Read More

Fuel Prices for Rutherford County, TN and Throughout the Country

May 17, 2021 at 06:56 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have risen 16.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.87/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint in Eagleville on April 30th

Apr 27, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

There will be a sobriety checkpoint in Eagleville at the end of this month…That checkpoint is near Four Corners Market in Eagleville and will be on Friday, April 30th a.... Read More

CITATIONS: Motorist Without Car Insurance and More in Murfreesboro

Apr 27, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

WGNS has more news from the Murfreesboro Police Department on a recent operation that focused on distracted drivers.In Operation Bluetooth, police wrote a total of 228 citatio.... Read More

Free Driving Class for Teens in Rutherford County

Apr 26, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Teens may learn driving skills in free DRIVE classTeens interested in improving driving skills may take the virtual, free Defense Response Improving Vehicle Education class.... Read More

AAA Survey: As April 20th Nears, Are Users of Marijuana Taking More Risks Behind the Wheel

Apr 14, 2021 at 10:27 am by WGNS

With 4/20 rapidly approaching, AAA is issuing a warning about the dangers of driving impaired. New AAA research suggests that users of both alcohol and marijuana (not necessar.... Read More

UPDATE: 16 Vehicles Pulled from Ditches Wednesday Night and Early Morning Thursday in Murfreesboro

Feb 18, 2021 at 07:43 am by WGNS

The main arteries coming into and heading out of Murfreesboro are navigational, but use extreme caution because ice continues to be a major problem. In the county, most of the.... Read More

AAA: Tips for Driving in Freezing Rain/Ice (w/ Monday Morning Photos of Roads)

Feb 15, 2021 at 07:05 am by WGNS

Winter storm advisories—and ice storm warnings—across parts of TennesseeAAA encourages motorists to prepare their vehicles now for sub-freezing temperatures. With.... Read More

AAA: 59% OF TENNESSEANS ARE UNCOMFORTABLE TRAVELING DURING THE PANDEMIC

Feb 10, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

A new AAA travel survey, conducted in January, reveals that 59 percent of Tennesseans are uncomfortable traveling during the Covid-19 pandemic. The main concerns are:- Fears o.... Read More