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9 Common Causes Behind Older Driver Accidents

Key Points of This Article: The Federal Highway Administration reports that older drivers, persons aged 65-years-of-age and up, are involved in more motor vehicle fatalities than any other driving group, except for drivers under age 20. As a person ages, conditions such as arthritis and glaucoma, and diseases such as early dementia and diabetes may [...]

By |2020-09-11T18:18:11+00:00September 9th, 2020|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

7 Back-To-School Driving Tips For Kentucky Families

Key Points of This Article: A new school year can serve as an excellent time to be reminded of the importance of the good driver behaviors we are all responsible for, such as staying patient and always alert. Each year in the U.S., about 100 children are killed while traveling to or from school, and [...]

By |2020-09-11T18:17:23+00:00September 1st, 2020|Auto Accidents, Bicycle Accident, Child Safety, Safety|0 Comments

Even with Less Traffic, Kentuckians Must Practice Safe Driving

Key Points of This Article: With fewer vehicles on the road due to COVID-19, state highway safety officials across the country are seeing a severe spike in speeding and a rise in related crashes, says an alert by The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Traffic safety officials nationwide, including here in Kentucky, are pleading with [...]

Car Accident Evidence Can Include Witness Statements

Key Points of This Article: After a car accident, it’s imperative to collect all the evidence available so that car accident victims can receive the compensation they deserve. A witness statement can be a powerful form of evidence that includes any facts that may help determine the cause of an accident, who was involved, contributing [...]

Avoid an Accident and Injuries with Safer Towing and Trailering

Key Points of This Article: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports over 50,000 accidents every year related to towing, with the majority being preventable. Safe towing involves the mix of many components: the driver, tow vehicle, and trailer, or an extra load. Each of these contributes to how safe the towing experience and safety of [...]

Kentucky Work Zone Crash Injuries & Accident Risks

Key Points of This Article: Road work equipment and workers, speeding drivers, and narrow and barrel-lined highway lanes are all known to cause an increase in traffic accidents each summer. Kentucky motorists should cautiously drive within the posted and reduced speed limits, and maintain a safe following distance to avoid the most common work zone [...]

The Dangerous Trend in Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths

Key Points of This Article: The number of pedestrians and cyclists who have been killed by motor vehicles has continued to quickly rise in recent years. In 2019, pedestrian deaths reached the highest level in nearly three decades, according to new estimates by the Governors Highway Safety Association. A cyclist or pedestrian’s chances of dying increase [...]

How To Help Your Teen Become A Better Driver

Key Points of This Article: The risk for fatal teen crashes increases by 17% during the summer months for young, inexperienced drivers. Nationwide, seven people died each day in teen-related summertime crashes from 2008 to 2018. Parents remain the best line of defense to keep everyone safe behind the wheel by educating teens on the [...]

Side-Impact Crash Accident Concerns May Align with Faulted Car Seats

Key Points of This Article: Depending on their age, most motor vehicle accident injuries among U.S. children can be prevented with the proper use of a safely made and responsibly marketed car seat or booster seat. Evenflo created and marketed the “Big Kid” Booster Seat in 2012 for children who had outgrown a forward-facing seat [...]

Chris Rhoads Recognized as A Top Personal Injury Attorney for Client Satisfaction

Key Points of This Article: Rhoads & Rhoads partner and attorney Chris Rhoads has been recognized as a 2020 Member of American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys for his exceptional performance in client satisfaction. The firm is very proud of Chris’s leadership as both a kind yet aggressive personal injury attorney who is knowledgeable and [...]