Auto Accidents

/Auto Accidents

Injured in a Kentucky auto accident? Call Rhoads and Rhoads and talk to an experienced attorney who can give you all the information you need about auto accident law.

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 [...]

5 Steps To Winning Your Car Accident Case

Key Points of This Article: More than 160,000 traffic collisions are caused by speeding, driving while impaired, distracted driving, and reckless driving in Kentucky each year. Being injured in a car accident can impact an individual’s ability to work, take care of their family, and pay bills. Concern and distress often set in for accident [...]

Kentucky Semi-Truck Crashes Ranked By County

There are 3.5 million truck drivers in the U.S., many of whom will work 70 hours in an 8-day work week before getting a day off. Approximately 90% of all fatal crashes involving large trucks occur in rural areas or Interstate highways, similar to those found in Boone, Daviess, and Clark counties. Semi-truck haulers and [...]

2019 Review of Deadly Semi-Truck Crashes in Kentucky

Key Points of This Article According to Kentucky State Police’s most recent Traffic Collision Facts Report, nearly 10,000 semi-trailer trucks are involved in collisions across the Bluegrass each year. The devastating injuries or loss of a loved one due to a semi-truck accident creates many family stressors, including overwhelming financial burdens. In 2019, several crashes involving [...]

By |2019-12-11T15:28:09+00:00December 4th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Semi-Truck Accident|0 Comments

Kentucky Drivers Can Help Reduce These 3 Holiday Driving Dangers

Key Points of This Article: More than 100 million Americans are expected to travel during the 2019 holiday season with nearly 55 million motorists hitting the road during Thanksgiving, according to AAA. Holiday season crashes too often occur because the driver is distracted, drunk or too tired to operate their car, motorcycle or truck. The most [...]

By |2019-12-11T15:28:25+00:00November 20th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Car Accident|0 Comments

Minimize Your Seasonal Car Accident Risk

Key Points of This Article Highway Loss Data Institute reports show that Kentucky is one of the top five states with the highest November accident claim frequencies related to collisions with deer. When a driver hits a deer, their vehicle can quickly lose control and hit a tree, or worse, swerve into oncoming traffic and [...]

By |2020-02-13T13:51:30+00:00November 7th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Safety|0 Comments

Sleepy Drivers: As Dangerous As Drunk Drivers

Key Points of This Article American drivers are getting behind the wheel while feeling tired or fatigued too often. The NHTSA reports 4,111 fatalities in motor vehicle crashes involving drowsy driving between 2013 and 2017. Exhausted truck drivers pose an extreme risk to motorists on the road due to their demanding drive schedules and general disregard [...]

By |2020-02-13T14:00:03+00:00October 16th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Car Accident, Drinking and Driving|0 Comments

Keep Your Kids Safe From Car Accident Injuries

Synopsis The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that every 30 seconds, one child under the age of 13 will be involved in a crash. In 2017, over one-third of adolescent children killed in passenger vehicles were not restrained in car seats, booster seats, or seat belts. Injuries and deaths related [...]

Most Dangerous Intersections in Owensboro and Kentucky

Synopsis Of the 3,537 roadway fatalities in Kentucky from 2010 through 2014, 450 resulted from collisions at roadway intersections. The most dangerous intersection in Kentucky is in Louisville at 2nd Street and Broadway. As part of a Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) project, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has identified several unsafe intersections across the region, [...]

By |2020-02-13T13:53:19+00:00September 20th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Car Accident, Kentucky News, Personal Injury|0 Comments

What You Should Know About School Zone Driving and Crashes

Synopsis Distracted drivers remain a leading cause behind school year car, bus, and truck accidents and texting while driving has become a significant contributor to distracted driving accidents for drivers of all ages in school zones. No form of mobile phone use is safe while driving but carrying on social conversations through the use of texting, social [...]