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8/18/2014
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Teens Driving and Talking on Phones - Parents on Other Line

It's hard to not reach for your phone while you're driving, but it's even harder not to answer when you know your parents are expecting you to pick up.

Category: Distracted Driving

8/15/2014
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Distracted Teen Drivers Often Text and Call Parents

Many teens will still answer a call or text while they are driving a car. Teens say that they do it because they see their parents doing it.

Category: General

8/12/2014
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Kids Going Back-to-School, Drivers Should be More Cautious

School is back in session, and that means more students and cars are out and about. Please be aware of your surroundings and don't drive distracted.

Category: General

8/7/2014
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Gen Y Take Longer to Decide Before Buying A Car

Generation Y loves cars, so they will take some time to do some research to see which car is best for them.

Category: General

8/4/2014
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Say No to Drunk Driving, Remembering Carrollton Bus Crash

On May 14, 1988, a drunk driver hit a school bus with 67 passengers. This crash was the second deadliest crash in the U.S. Please don't drink and drive.

Category: General

7/30/2014
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Drivers, Be Aware of Staged Car Accidents in Kentucky

Staged car accidents are increasing here in Kentucky. Scammers are hard to spot, so make sure you don't let your guard down if you're in an accident.

Category: General

7/25/2014
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3 People Died in a Nicholas County Car Accident

Three people were killed in an accident on July 19. The driver is believed to have lost control and hit a tree. All three people were not wearing seat belts.

Category: General

7/23/2014
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Look and Be Seen: Rider Killed in a Crash on Dixie Highway

One of the most common reasons for a motorcycle and car accident is because the car didn't see the rider. However, we can fix this. Please look and be alert.

Category: General

7/21/2014
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Couple Died in Russell Springs Crash, Not Wearing Seat Belts

Wearing your seat belt will not only protect you in the event of an accident, but it's also the law. If you don't wear one, then you are risking your life.

Category: General

7/18/2014
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Kentucky Law Tells Parents About Child's Traffic Violation

A new Kentucky law makes it so parents are informed when their minor receives a traffic violation. This law hopes to help protect minors from future accidents.

Category: General

7/16/2014
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Uber Forms Alliance with MADD

MADD and Uber are teaming up to try and prevent drunk driving, because taking a cab home eliminates the most dangerous elements, the drunk driver and the car.

Category: General

Labels: DUI MADD uber
7/14/2014
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Drive to Stay Alive Program and Oldham County Auto Accident

The Kentucky 'Drive to Stay Alive' program helps inform teens about the dangers of driving. With this info, hopefully more teen auto accidents will be avoided.

Category: General

7/11/2014
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DUI and Fatal Crash - Breckinridge County, Kentucky

DUIs and fatal car accidents are a problem. Unfortunately, there was a fatal accident in Breckinridge County involving a 21-year-old and a 43-year-old.

Category: General

7/10/2014
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Louisville Bike Lane Update - Grinstead Drive

Bike lanes are popping up in many places around Louisville, Kentucky. One such place is on Grinstead Drive. This project will help protect bikers from cars.

Category: General

7/9/2014
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More Enforcement For Kentucky Texting While Driving Laws

A poll conducted by the National Safety Council revealed that 73% of respondents want more enforcement on texting while driving laws.

Category: General

7/7/2014
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Responding to Emergency Vehicles on Kentucky Roads

Seeing an ambulance come up from behind you can make you nervous. However, it's important to remember to move over so they can get through.

Category: General

7/3/2014
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Anti-Solicitation Statute Declared Unconstitutional

What used to have to wait 30 days after a victim's accident can now happen right after their accident. Doctors and other companies can now contact victims.

Category: General

6/30/2014
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National Safety Month: Put an End to Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a problem, but thanks to the National Safety Council it's getting more awareness. Let's eliminate distractions so we can drive safely.

Category: General

6/27/2014
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Are These Auto Recalls Causing Consumers To No Longer Care?

There have been several car recalls this year. Unfortunately, there have been so many that consumers may not be taking them as serious as they should.

Category: General

6/24/2014
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Wrong-Way Crashes in Kentucky

Car accidents are bad enough, but when a car is going the wrong way, it's almost guaranteed to be a head on collision. However, these can be prevented.

Category: Wrongful Death and Fatal Accidents

6/23/2014
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Louisville, KY - 17th Most Dangerous City for Pedestrians

Louisville, Kentucky is the 17th most dangerous city for pedestrians. Because of this, Louisville has received a grant to help improve safety for pedestrians.

Category: Pedestrian Accidents

6/20/2014
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One hundred and sixty-nine strikes at the ole ball game!

Real or Not Real revealed!

Category: Real or Not Real

6/20/2014
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Louisville Man Hits Cyclist While Drunk, Gets Charged

A Louisville man is facing charges after allegedly hitting a bicyclist while driving under the influence and fleeing the scene. Are bikes still safe?

Category: General

6/20/2014
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2 Killed, 1 Injured in Smiths Grove Accident

There was a fatal car accident in Smiths Grove on Saturday, June 14. The investigation is ongoing, and police are unsure if drugs or alcohol played a factor.

Category: General

6/18/2014
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Say Hello to the First Ever Smart Bicycle

The Vanhawks Valour smart bike is anything but ordinary. It has sensors, a GPS and works with a smartphone. Most importantly, it increases bike safety.

Category: General

Auto Accidents

Mike Schafer's nearly two decades of representing auto accident victims in Kentucky has given him the hands-on experience that is priceless, along with a winning track record. Mike fights hard for his clients and his opponents know it. With Mike as your lawyer, you’ll know you’re in good hands, and you’ll know that your chances at recovering compensation are as good as they can possibly be.

Truck Accidents

Mike Schafer's nearly two decades of representing truck and tractor trailer accident victims in Kentucky has given him the hands-on experience that is priceless, along with a winning track record. Mike fights hard for his clients and his opponents know it. With Mike as your lawyer, you’ll know you’re in good hands, and you’ll know that your chances at recovering compensation are as good as they can possibly be.

Wrongful Death and Fatal Accidents

Kentucky Fatal Accident Attorney, Louisville, KY, Wrongful Death Lawyer, Louisville Kentucky Fatality Attorney, Michael A Schafer, (502) 584-9511. Helping clients who have had loved ones killed in motor vehicle accidents for 18 years. Free consultation.

Motorcycle Accidents

A motorcycle accident attorney? Do you really need a lawyer specifically for motorcycle accidents? If you have been in a motorcycle accident, the answer is yes. And if you’re in Kentucky, your first choice should be Michael Schafer in Louisville, KY.

Bicycle Accidents

A bicycle accident attorney? Do you really need a lawyer specifically for bicycle accidents? If you have been in a bicycle accident, the answer is yes. And if you’re in Kentucky, your first choice should be Mikel Schafer in Louisville, KY.

Pedestrian Accidents

Many different rules and laws apply to pedestrian accident cases. If you are a pedestrian injured in an accident and you worry about who is going to pay your medical bills and lost wages while you are off from work, your first choice should be Michael A. Schafer in Louisville, Kentucky. Put your mind at ease and his 20 years of experience to work for you.

Child Accidents

If your child has been injured or harmed in any situation, The Schafer Law Office can help. Contact us immediately to find out how we can help you, your child and your family.

Dog Bites/Animal Attacks

If you've been bitten by a dog anywhere in Kentucky, you need immediate help. Contact The Schafer Law Office immediately!

Slip and Fall/Premises Liability

If you live or suffered your injury in Kentucky, you’ll find that lawyer right here, in Louisville, KY: Michael A Schafer. Mike has more than 18 years of experience with helping his clients get compensated in slip and fall cases, premises liability cases and a range of other personal injury cases.