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5/22/2015
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Using Social Media Is A Driving Hazard

Checking social media while driving is a growing concern. It distracts you from the road and puts your life at risk. Notifications can wait but safety can't.

Category: Distracted Driving

5/20/2015
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Volvo’s Life Paint Makes Night Time Cyclists Safe

Sometimes you need to ride your bike at night. However, it's even harder for vehicles to see you at night. Volvo helped create a reflective paint for bikes.

Category: General

5/18/2015
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Self-Driving Car Accidents And Vehicle Safety Features

Since 2009, Google's self-driving cars have been in 11 minor accidents. Not all technology is bad. Many new cars have safety features to help keep us safe.

Category: Car Technology

5/15/2015
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Kentucky Gears Up For The Annual Click It Or Ticket Campaign

It's time for the annual Click It or Ticket campaign! Cops are cracking down on drivers who are not wearing their seat belts. Please always buckle up.

Category: Kentucky Driving

5/13/2015
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Tips When Buying Used Cars In Kentucky

Buying a used car can be tricky, especially when you don't know the car's history. Always do research before buying a used car and ask for a history report.

Category: General

5/11/2015
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Can Technology Allow For Safe Use Of Phones While Driving?

An Israeli company created RayGo. This device will help keep your eyes and hands off your phone and on the road. This could help decrease cell phone accidents.

Category: Distracted Driving

5/4/2015
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Look Alive Louisville Aims To Reduce Pedestrian Deaths

Louisville has a pedestrian fatality rate of 2.57. The national average is 2.33. To help reduce accidents, Mayor Fischer launched "Look Alive Louisville."

Category: Pedestrian Accidents

4/27/2015
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Trek Bike Recall

Trek recalled nearly one million bikes due to a safety hazard. On certain bike models, there is an open quick release lever that can interfere with the brake.

Category: Recalls

4/22/2015
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Kentucky Passes Ignition Interlock Bill

Kentucky passed the Senate Bill 133 in April 2015. It takes effect in June 2015. This bill installs an ignition interlock device in your car after DUI charges.

Category: Kentucky Driving

4/17/2015
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Safety Tips For Thunder Over Louisville 2015

Thunder Over Louisville is here! This is a fun event, but with high water levels and limited land space, it could be dangerous. Please be cautious but have fun.

Category: General

4/15/2015
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Kentucky Again Participates In U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

Kentucky participated in the U Drive. U Text. U Pay. campaign for the second consecutive year. If police catch you texting while driving, you will get fined.

Category: Distracted Driving

4/8/2015
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Toyota Unveils Affordable Crash Avoidance System

Toyota unveiled a new and affordable safety feature called "Toyota Safety Sense and Lexus Safety System." It will help prevent some crashes from ever happening.

Category: Car Technology

4/6/2015
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Hall Of Fame Jockey Recovers From One-Vehicle Crash

The jockey Ron Turcotte had a skidding accident that fractured both of his legs. He is recovering. It's not winter, but remember to be safe on wet roads.

Category: Kentucky Driving

4/3/2015
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AAA Study: Distractions, Serious Problem Among Teen Drivers

AAA conducted a study that monitored what teens were doing in the moments before an accident. Through this study, AAA realized distractions played a huge role.

Category: Distracted Driving

3/30/2015
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Tesla Updates Model S Electric Car

Tesla updated their Model S electric car. This update tells the car the location of charging stations. However, is this good enough to get people to trust them?

Category: Car Technology

3/27/2015
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Let’s Make A Move Against Texting And Driving

People know texting while driving is dangerous, yet many continue to do so. Please put your phone away before you start driving, so it won't distract you.

Category: Distracted Driving

3/25/2015
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Spring Break Safety Tips

It's Spring Break season! This is a great time to take a family vacation. To help keep your vacation fun and safe, here are some safety tips to keep in mind.

Category: General

3/23/2015
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10 Best And Busiest Bike-Share Programs

Louisville, Kentucky is working on a bike-sharing program, and it should be completed soon. In the mean time, here's a list of the top 10 bike-sharing programs.

Category: General

3/20/2015
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Honda Ad Campaign To Urge Owners To Fix Their Cars

The Honda airbag recall has taken six lives. To help inform affected car owns, Honda has created an ad campaign to encourage people to get their car fixed.

Category: General

3/18/2015
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Nissan Recalls 640,000 More Cars Due To Faulty Latches

Nissan is recalling 640,000 cars due to a faulty latch system. The latches on the hood of certain car models can come unlatched, causing the hood to fly open.

Category: Recalls

3/16/2015
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McKinsey Study: Self-Driving Cars Big Help To Commuters

Self-driving cars are becoming more of reality. In a study by McKinsey & Co., they claim that these cars would be a big help in our safety on the roads.

Category: General

3/13/2015
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Kentucky Texting And Driving Law Continue To Concern Police

Kentucky police are trying to stop drivers who text and drive. However, it can be hard for them to spot. Please always put your phone away when you're driving.

Category: Distracted Driving

3/11/2015
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Snow Storm Leaves Hundreds Stranded On Kentucky Roads

Last week's snow storm was no joke! It produced around 23 inches of snow and left hundreds of cars stuck on Kentucky highways. Always be prepared during storms.

Category: Kentucky Driving

3/9/2015
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Is Springing Forward Worth It?

It’s time to spring forward by an hour. While it’s nice to gain more sunlight, did you know this time change affects your body and productivity at work?

Category: General

2/20/2015
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State Of Emergency In Kentucky: Winter Driving Tips To Know

Kentucky and Southern Indiana were hit hard with snow and cold weather this week. Even though the roads are looking better, it's important to still be cautious.

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.