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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 a looking better, it's important to still be cautious.

Category: General

2/18/2015
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IIHS Reveals Top 10 Most Dangerous Cars

Small cars are the practical choice for basic commuting and running errands. However, small, inexpensive cars are also those with the highest death rates.

Category: General

2/16/2015
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New Cameras On School Buses Catch Illegal Passers

Did you know that 76,000 vehicles illegally pass school buses everyday? This number is both alarming and dangerous. Please always stop for school buses.

Category: General

2/13/2015
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Getting A Ride Home After Drinking Can Save Lives

Ride-sharing apps have helped decrease the number of drunk driving-related accidents. Not only are they convenient, but they also get you home safely.

Category: General

2/11/2015
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Kentucky DUI Bill To Be Presented For The 6th Time

The House Bill 60 is being presented for the sixth time. If it passes, it will require those convicted of a DUI to install an interlock system in their car.

Category: Kentucky Driving

2/9/2015
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Tips To Avoid Sliding On Snow And Ice While Driving

Driving on snow and ice is nothing new for the Kentuckiana area. Here are some tips to help drivers stay safe if they have to drive on slippery roads.

Category: General

2/6/2015
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Louisville’s Bike-Sharing Program To Roll Out Soon

We've been hearing about Louisville adding new bike lanes around downtown, but now Louisville is planning on developing a bike-sharing program.

Category: General

2/5/2015
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Kentucky Pedestrian Safety Tips

Walking is a common form of transportation. Unfortunately, it can also be one of the most dangerous. That's because people are unprotected and hard to see.

Category: Pedestrian Accidents

2/4/2015
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Why Running Stop Signs Should Be Avoided At All Cost

A three vehicle accident occurred here in Louisville, and it was all because a truck ran through a stop sign. Please always stop at stop signs.

Category: General

2/2/2015
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KSP To Target Distracted Drivers In Their Latest Campaign

Kentucky State Police are cracking down on distracted driving. They have started a campaign called R.A.I.D., and it will run throughout 2015.

Category: General

1/30/2015
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Car Crash On Dixie Highway Leaves One Dead, 4 Others Injured

A crash on Dixie Highway left one dead and four injured. While the accident is being investigated, it's believed that alcohol was involved. Please drive sober.

Category: General

1/29/2015
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Basics You Should Know About Car Recalls

General Motors ended 2014 with another recall due to faulty ignition, an issue the company has been grappling with all year. Make sure your car wasn't affected.

Category: Recalls

1/28/2015
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Basic Motorcycle Safety Tips Every Rider Should Know

Motorcycles are a fun and cost-effective way to get around, but it can be dangerous. Here are some tips to keep in mind when you go for a ride.

Category: General

1/26/2015
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Tips For Staying Safe When Driving On Icy Roads

So far, this year has been a light year for ice, but just in case we get some, here are some safety tips for driving on ice.

Category: Kentucky Driving

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

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.