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Hurt In a Truck Accident? Kentucky Lawyers Who Can Help.

Key Points of This Article: A boost in online shopping demand now requires 70% of all U.S. products to reach their destination by freight delivery trucks or large semi-trucks, weighing more than 10,000 pounds. Truck drivers who deliver freight often work long shifts and are under a demanding schedule, making fatigue, speed, and distraction common [...]

How To Prevent Halloween-Related Injuries in 2020

Key Points of This Article: Many Kentucky communities have decided Halloween trick-or-treating is still a go in 2020 for those who feel comfortable participating. Children are more than twice as likely to be injured in a pedestrian accident on Halloween than on any other day or night throughout the year. The riskiest time for young [...]

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 occurs, 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 auto accident, who was [...]

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, distracted driving, 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 [...]

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 [...]