Category: Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Safety Tips for Kentucky Riders

Motorcycle Safety Tips for Kentucky Riders According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 4 million motorcycles are registered in the United States. This is not surprising because this mode of transportation is known to be fun and cost-effective. However, riding a motorcycle comes with its disadvantages, motorcycles can also be dangerous. In … Continued


Published: 03/15/19

Safety Tips For Kentucky Motorcyclists

Safety Tips for Kentucky Motorcyclists Riding motorcycles is a fun and rewarding activity. However, it doesn’t come without its risks.  The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to die in a crash than automobile users. According to the LMPD, fatal crashes involving motorcycles are increasing from year to year, … Continued


Published: 05/06/16

Riding Tips To Help Kentucky Motorcyclists Stay Safe

Riding a motorcycle is fun, but it can also be very dangerous. According to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motorcycle drivers are 30 times more likely to get killed in an auto accident than passengers in a car. This is because motorcyclists are exposed to the elements. This does not mean that we can’t still … Continued


Published: 05/28/14

Motorcycle Deaths Down In 2013, Overall Safety Not Improving

Motorcycle deaths declined in 2013. This is according to a new report on preliminary state data released by the Governors Highway Safety Association. There were 3,638 motorcycle fatalities for the first nine months of 2013, 7% lower than the 4,046 deaths recorded on the same period in 2012. James Hedlund, author of the study who … Continued


Published: 05/23/14

University of Louisville Study Helps Paralyzed Man Walk

A motorcycle accident in 2007 left Louisville resident Andrew Meas with a spinal-cord injury that paralyzed him from the chest down. Meas, 35, who had been an electronics technician and a “pretty physical guy” before the accident, he suddenly found himself incapable of moving his legs. He was unable to bathe and dress himself. Ground … Continued


Published: 04/10/14

Laying Down Your Motorcycle, Is That Really Effective?

There was an accident involving a motorcycle and another vehicle that took place in Indiana. The car was turning left and the motorcycle driver failed to see. The motorcyclist laid his bike down to avoid hitting the car. This worked for this motorcyclist, but is there something you can do to reduce the impact of … Continued


Published: 08/08/13

Moped Driver Killed in Collision with Pickup Truck

Moped accident A 23-year-old man driving a moped died in a fatal accident after colliding with a Chevy Silverado on May 10, 2013. According to police, the Chevy was traveling southbound on Baxter Avenue turning left on Eastern Parkway when it collided with the moped. Clay Mauldin, the moped’s driver, was taken to the University … Continued


Published: 05/30/13

Risks Of Motorcycle Riding In Kentucky

What’s the risk when you drink and drive in Kentucky? You risk not only your life and other people’s lives, but also your freedom, finances and your future, too. Alcohol has been a major factor in motorcycle crashes. That is why Kentucky implemented stricter and harsher laws for drunk driving. In fact, some studies reveal … Continued


Published: 04/23/13

One Motorcyclist Killed In Shelby County Crash

 A motorcyclist was killed in an accident in Shelby County, Kentucky on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Kentucky State Police say 40-year-old Steven Ball was riding west along Aiken Road and Highway 362 in Simpsonville when he lost control on a curve. Ball went off the road and slammed into a road sign. He was … Continued


Published: 04/16/13

Morgan County Man Died In A Motorcycle Accident

A Morgan County man died after an accident in West Liberty, March 23, 2013. Joshua Branham, 24, was driving a 1983 Suzuki GS550 motorcycle on KY 191 around 7 p.m. when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. Kentucky State Police said the vehicle crossed a creek and struck an embankment. Braham was pronounced … Continued


Published: 04/01/13