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1/23/2015
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AT&T’s It Can Wait Campaign Discourages Texting and Driving

AT&T has a campaign called 'It Can Wait' which teaches people about the dangers of texting and driving. No text is worth your live. Please don't text and drive.

Category: General

1/22/2015
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Louisville Senator New Law To Lessen Drunk Driving Accidents

A proposed law in Kentucky will require anyone who has been convicted with more than two DUIs to put an ignition interlock in their car.

Category: General

1/21/2015
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Indiana Set to Ban Use of Cell Phones While Driving

Distracted driving continues to be an issue. Indiana is trying to implement a law that will make it illegal to use a handheld phone while driving.

Category: Distracted Driving

1/20/2015
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Ready Or Not: The Future of Self-Driving Cars and Roadblocks

Self-driving cars are making more and more headlines lately. The real question is, are we ready to let the car do all of the driving?

Category: Car Technology

1/9/2015
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Study Says Teens Dying in Car Crashes Drive Small, Old Cars

A recent study found that many of the teens who were involved in a car crash were also driving small, old cars. This is just one factor, however.

Category: General

1/7/2015
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Are Pedestrian Accidents On the Raise? Not in Lexington

The number of pedestrian accidents decreased in 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky. Let's keep this number down and be aware of our surroundings.

Category: Pedestrian Accidents

12/31/2014
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Are Fatal Accidents Decreasing This Year In Kentucky?

So far in 2014, we have had fewer fatal highway accidents than last year. It is close, however. This year's total is only six fatal accidents away.

Category: General

12/29/2014
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N. Beckley Station Road: Deadly DUI Crash

DUI accidents can lead to some of the deadliest accidents on the road. Unfortunately, DUI was the cause of a fatal accident here in Kentucky.

Category: Wrongful Death and Fatal Accidents

12/26/2014
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Drive Sober Campaign, Deadly Accident On Lexington Road

The holiday season is fun. Unfortunately, when people have too much to drink, a fun time can turn into a nightmare. Please don't drink and drive.

Category: General

12/19/2014
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Study: Kentucky Has Lowest Percentage of DUI-Related Crashes

Kentucky had the lowest rate of drunk driving-related fatal crashes in the country. However, Kentucky also ranked high for failure to obey traffic laws.

Category: General

Labels: DUI safe driving
12/16/2014
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Louisville May Have A Bike-Sharing Program Soon

This year has been the year of the bike for Louisville. There has been talk about bike-sharing programs and Louisville has built new bike lanes. What's next?

Category: General

12/15/2014
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Stricter Texting Laws Go Into Effect in US States

Many states are enforcing stricter texting while driving laws. This includes Kentucky. Police are cracking down on distracted driving, so please don't text.

Category: General

12/3/2014
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Vehicle Recall Due to Faulty Ignition Switch

After three years, Chrysler still hasn't fixed the ignition switch problem in some of their vehicles. This recall could cause your engine to shut down suddenly.

Category: Recalls

12/1/2014
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How to Help Road Accident Victims In Kentucky

It's always good to help other people in need, especially if they've been in an accident. However, you need to make sure to keep yourself out of harm's way.

Category: General

11/26/2014
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Winter Driving Safety Tips For Kentucky Roads

It may still be fall, but winter weather is here. If you must drive on snowy roads, here are some tips on how to do so safely.

Category: Kentucky Driving

11/24/2014
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Beware: Drowsy Driving Can be Just as Fatal as Drunk Driving

Drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as driving drunk. It impairs your senses and could cause an accident. Never push yourself when you're tired.

Category: General

11/21/2014
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Safe Driving Tips with Semi-Trucks On Kentucky Roads

Semi-trucks rule the highway. That's because they transport many of the products we need everyday. Here are some tips on how to drive safely around trucks.

Category: Kentucky Driving

11/19/2014
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Kentucky Roadside Safety Tips

Before you're ever in an accident, it's important to know about roadside safety tips. They will help keep you safe and decrease your chances of injuries.

Category: Kentucky Driving

11/17/2014
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Drunk Driving In Kentucky Takes Lives

Drunk driving is a real problem. Alcohol impairs your judgment which makes it dangerous to drive. If fact, it could be deadly. Please don't drink and drive.

Category: General

Labels: car accident DUI
11/12/2014
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Hands-Free Devices May Not Be As Safe As We Thought

Many people believe that hands-free devices are safer than hand-held devices. It turns out they're both equally as dangerous because they are both distracting.

Category: Distracted Driving

11/7/2014
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Girl Reminds Everyone To Put Their Phones Away And Drive

In 2012, a distracted driving accident changed a young girl's life. Now, she wants to tell her story, so everyone can see how dangerous distracted driving is.

Category: Distracted Driving

11/5/2014
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A JCPS Bus Was In An Accident, 9 Students Taken to Hospital

A JCPS bus was involved in an accident. The NHTSA made a list of some rules that kids should know when they are getting on and off the school bus.

Category: General

10/31/2014
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Rosedale Train Collision Prompts Ban on Hands-Free Phones

After a horrible train and truck collision, the National Transportation Safety Board is requesting a law that bans the use of hands-free and hand-held phones.

Category: Distracted Driving

10/27/2014
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Kentucky Driving: Watch Out for Deer On the Loose!

It's that time of year again. That's right, it's deer season. While deer can cause accidents any time, they are especially active from mid-Oct. until mid-Dec.

Category: Kentucky Driving

10/27/2014
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Takata, Honda: Two Lawsuits Over Airbag Recall

Takata and Honda are facing two more lawsuits after injuries related to the airbag recall. These lawsuits claim that metal shards from the airbag cause injury.

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 attorney, you’ll know you’re in good hands. 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

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

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.