Category: Bicycle Accidents

KY Bicycle Accident Statistics

  If you want to ride your bike in Kentucky for exercise, competitions, bike touring vacations, or just for fun, you will find a range of beautiful and diverse places to do so. For bike enthusiasts, the commonwealth offers thousands of miles of paved trails and challenging country roads. In recent years, people have been … Continued

Category: Bicycle Accidents
Published: 08/24/22

Is Kentucky Safe For Cyclists?

While Washington is one of America’s most bicycle-friendly states, Kentucky is ranked 43rd out of 50 states. Kentucky, which at one point ranked at the 33rd position, dropped to 43rd in the 2017 list by the League of American Bicyclists. Biking is one of the fastest growing activities in Kentucky, yet its low ranking indicates … Continued

Category: Bicycle Accidents
Published: 03/06/19

Louisville Man Hits Cyclist While Drunk, Gets Charged

A Louisville man faced charges after allegedly hitting a bicyclist while driving under the influence and fleeing the scene. His name was Garner Byars and, as of the report, he was lodged at Metro Corrections. I hope that the bicyclist is safe, and I hope all motorists take this report as a safety reminder. Related: … Continued

Category: Bicycle Accidents
Published: 06/20/14

Bike Lane Confusion In Louisville, KY

The outcry on the new type of bike lane on Breckinridge and Kentucky streets has Mayor Greg Fischer calling for a press conference. These bike lanes have caused confusion among motorists. They are confused by the bike lane design. If you’ve driven by some of these bike lanes, you’ll notice that there are buffers on … Continued

Category: Bicycle Accidents
Published: 06/09/14

Join Louisville’s Bike To Work Day On Friday

Are you biking to work? This Friday, May 30, 2014, is the best time to pull out your bikes and join Louisville’s Bike to Work Day. Rain or shine, the Bike to Work Day celebration is taking place on Friday, May 30. All of us are encouraged to ride our bicycles to work. People who … Continued

Category: Bicycle Accidents
Published: 05/28/14

Bicycle Standards

It’s unfortunate, but many bicyclists are injured and sometimes even killed every year. Biking is meant to be fun and a good way to exercise. When you’re biking in Louisville or anywhere in Kentucky, please always be careful and wear a helmet at all times. Related: Bike Lane Confusion In Louisville, KY Statistics A total … Continued

Category: Bicycle Accidents
Published: 05/20/14

Kentucky Bike Accidents Caused By Road Hazards

Road hazards to lookout for while riding Riding a bicycle is good for the waistline and good for the wallet. However, if you do not exercise care on the road, you might be involved in an accident. A bicycle accident can lead to serious injuries or even death. A bicyclist should be aware of the … Continued

Category: Bicycle Accidents
Published: 03/14/13

Does Uninsured Motorist Insurance Cover Bicycle Accidents?

Bicycle and pedestrian accidents that happen in Kentucky pose different questions and different answers for the accident victims. I’ve had both bicycle and pedestrian accident victims come into my office after being hit by a car and have suffered serious injuries. They wonder if they have a case. They’ve been hurt and want to recover … Continued

Category: Bicycle Accidents
Published: 04/24/10

Tragic Death In E.P. Tom Sawyer Triathlon

On August 1, 2009, the 28th annual triathlon was held at Jefferson County E. P. Tom Sawyer State Park. This triathlon consisted of a half mile swim, 14 mile bike ride and a 3.1 mile run. This particular event was not an iron man series by any means but a fun family event. Parents participated … Continued

Category: Bicycle Accidents
Published: 08/01/09

Bicyclist Killed on Jefferson County Kentucky Road

Fatal bicycle accident It was reported that 42-year-old Vance Kokojan of Louisville, Kentucky was killed while riding his bike to work on July 17, 2008. The accident happened on Outer Loop in the westbound lanes near Minors Lane. It was reported that a Honda, which had been following a semi-truck, attempted to pass the semi … Continued

Category: Bicycle Accidents
Published: 11/17/08