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Who is to Blame for all the Texting While Driving Accidents?

Synopsis The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says drivers who text message are the highest percentage of those involved in fatal distracted driving crashes. Distracted driving was responsible for 2,994 fatal crashes in 2017 and countless accident-related injuries which impacted not only the victims, but also families and friends. In Kentucky, the law bans texting [...]

6 Safe Driving Behaviors to Prevent a Winter Car Accident

What Drivers Need to Know About Winter Intersection Accidents Lexington police say an early morning head-on collision crash at the intersection of Alumni Drive and New Circle Road sent four people to the University of Kentucky Hospital, one person with life-threatening injuries. A report published by WTVQ on February 14th, says a woman was driving [...]

3 Towing Tips To Prevent Accidents

Unhooked Trailer Triggered Head-On Crash, Caused Serious Injuries to 3 Kentucky Children Kentucky State Police recently reported a head-on collision involving an unhitched trailer which put three young girls, all under the age of 10, into the hospital with severe injuries. The accident occurred near the 7000 block of Cemetery Road in Bowling Green and [...]

What are the 6 Most Dangerous Bridges in Daviess County in Winter?

Daviess County Drivers Should Be Aware of Black Ice on These Bridges With a little more than 14,000 bridges in Kentucky, there remains a lot of opportunity for narrowed passes to become covered with treacherous winter weather driving hazards which can create multi-vehicle pileups and at times, even fatal run-offs each year. Located in western Kentucky’s [...]

By |2019-01-14T14:34:28+00:00January 11th, 2019|Car Accident, Kentucky News, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Kentucky Highway Fatalities Drop for First Time in Four Years

Kentucky Joins Nation in Declining Trend of Highway Fatalities The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) 2017 highway fatality numbers showed a downward trend following two consecutive years of large increases. These numbers were released in an NHTSA report on October 3, 2018 and showed that motor vehicle fatalities had decreased [...]

7 Safety Tips to Keep Your Child in a Car Seat Safe

Updated Car Seat Guidelines May Save Lives, Reduce Child Accident Injuries Newly supported research by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is impacting changes in U.S. child car seat guidelines. The updated guidelines recommend rear-facing car seats for children until they reach the height or weight limit for the seat, likely beyond a toddler’s second birthday, and leaving [...]

By |2018-09-11T13:54:43+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Car Accident, Product Liability, Safety, Tips|0 Comments

Expect Heavy Traffic During Fourth of July Week

Majority of Holiday Travelers Choose Driving as a Way to Travel AAA has announced the expectation of a whopping 46.9 million Americans to travel away from home this Independence Day holiday. And, nearly 40 million of these travelers will be using a car or truck to road trip at least 50 miles to get there. [...]

What to Do if You Witness a Hit and Run Accident

Hit and Run Crash Kills Louisville Teen, Police Still Seeking Information A Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) accident report shows a 13-year-old was killed after a hit and run in Chickasaw Park on Monday, May 21 just after 10 p.m. Police say the girl was walking in the 1200 block of Southwestern Parkway when a car [...]

By |2018-05-29T16:22:29+00:00May 17th, 2018|Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident|0 Comments

Instances of Drugged Driving Increasing Across the Country

Is Drug Impaired Driving The New Drunk Driving? Since the purpose of any drug is to alter to treat a physical or mental condition, medical experts have agreed that most drugs will impair common tasks, including driving a motor vehicle. But even with warning labels like, “Do not drive when taking these medicines,” many people [...]

By |2017-09-02T00:38:51+00:00August 21st, 2017|Car Accident, Drinking and Driving|0 Comments

Is Your Insurance Company Calling You for Money Following a Car Accident?

Don’t Allow Your Insurance Company To Take Money You Are Entitled To Unfortunately, if you are one of the several thousands of Kentucky drivers injured in a car wreck each year, there are many reasons why you may want to contact the car accident attorneys at Rhoads & Rhoads. Often, questions that are specific to [...]

By |2017-07-24T19:20:04+00:00July 11th, 2017|Car Accident, Insurance|0 Comments