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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 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

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.