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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

Tips for Collecting Evidence After a Car Accident

Don’t Forget to Check These Locations for Car Accident Evidence Collecting evidence to prove someone else’s negligence in your personal injury can feel cumbersome and taxing while dealing with your own recovery, medical appointments, and insurance companies. But having the right evidence after being involved in either a motor vehicle accident or slip, trip, and [...]

By |2018-12-28T18:21:46+00:00December 21st, 2018|Auto Accidents, No-Fault, Personal Injury, Tips|0 Comments

Drinking and Driving Spikes During the Holidays

Stay Sober: Impaired Driving on The Rise Over Holiday Season While drunk driving related-collision numbers have declined over the years, Kentucky was still home to 175 alcohol related fatalities and 1,974 injuries in 2016 with increases noted during the Thanksgiving thru New Year’s holidays. Also on the rise are the more than 1,400 drug-related collisions, [...]

Three Ways to Prevent a Holiday Fall Accident

Avoid Slips, Trips, and Falls This Holiday Season It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Unless you need to take an unexpected visit to the local emergency room due to a slip, trip, or fall at home. The holidays are actually the most pronounced time for preventable accidents around the home. In fact, the [...]

By |2018-12-18T13:26:51+00:00December 15th, 2018|Personal Injury, Safety, Slip and Fall, Tips|0 Comments

10 Tips for Driving Around Semi-Trucks This Winter

Injury and Fatal Truck Crashes Increase in Kentucky In Kentucky, a truck is defined as a vehicle with a registered weight of 10,000 pounds or more. Most drivers may recognize these vehicles as tractor-trailers, big-rigs, and semi-truck haulers. An alarming review of the Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report (2012-2017) trend analysis shows a steady increase [...]

10 Dangerous Kentucky Winter Driving Behaviors

10 Bad Habits Kentucky Drivers Should Avoid This Winter Cold weather storms are making their way across the Bluegrass and that has already caused numerous travel disruptions and motor vehicle accidents which will continue to happen throughout the winter months. Ice and sleet filled mixes often plague the state this time of year when warmer temperatures [...]

By |2018-11-28T13:55:07+00:00November 27th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Safety, Tips, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Travel – Accident Prevention Tips

Motor Vehicle Accident Rates Skyrocket Over Thanksgiving Holiday Hundreds of families are getting ready to make their holiday trek across the Bluegrass for their annual Turkey Day celebrations. Across the U.S., 43,400,000 travelers will plan to venture 50 miles or more on average with a majority, 90 percent, of travelers will get to their Thanksgiving destination via [...]

By |2018-11-20T16:00:36+00:00November 20th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Kentucky News, Personal Injury, Safety, Tips|0 Comments

Tips for Spotting and Preventing Trench Collapses

Recognizing the Dangers of Excavation and Trench Work Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) data shows 23 construction workers were killed in trench collapses in 2016, nearly double the year before. As we wait for the official 2017 trench worker fatality and injury statistics to be [...]

By |2018-10-19T13:42:20+00:00October 14th, 2018|Construction Site Accidents, Personal Injury, Tips|0 Comments

Extra Driving Vigilance Required During High Deer Crossing Months

Kentucky Driver Killed as Heavy Deer Crossing Season Begins Herds of deer are making their move this month and already the cause of a traffic fatality in Ohio County. Kentucky State Police report a 37-year-old man was killed in a weekend crash after he tried to avoid hitting a deer but instead lost control of [...]

Driving Tips for Avoiding a Collision with A Train

Train Crash A Reminder of Railroad Crossing Risks A train traveling 40 minutes north of Owensboro recently collided with a 64-year-old woman on CR 600 W, near Huntingburg just beyond the Kentucky/Indiana border. The afternoon crash happened at a crossing with functioning signals at the time of the impact and the accident remains under investigation. [...]