Kentucky Accident Blog

Examples of Distracted Driving

One text or call is all it takes to wreck it all. This makes sense. Those few seconds you look away from the road could cost you your life. Taking a Toll on Us Driver inattention or distracted driving is cited by recent studies as the number one reason for causing crashes and near-crashes. The … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 04/24/19

Louisville Pedestrian Safety

Walking is a healthy habit. It’s good for the environment too. However, it doesn’t come without dangers. Pedestrians are among the most vulnerable road users. I have had two calls this week about High Schoolers being struck by cars while crossing the street. Statistics In a recent study conducted by the Louisville Metro Public Work, … Continued

Published: 03/29/19

What to do After a Semi-Truck Accident

What to do After a Semi-Truck Accident If you have been involved and injured in a semi-truck accident, time could be of the essence. To the trucking industry, accidents involving tractor-trailers are part of their day-to-day business. When there is a truck accident, the driver of the tractor-trailer will notify their parent company as soon … Continued

Category: Truck Accidents
Published: 03/20/19

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

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

Picture Estimates for Auto Damage: Worth the Time You Save?

By: Bryan Meader I have seen more and more car insurance commercials lately that go something like this: “If you’re in an accident, just snap some pictures of the damage to your vehicle and we can mail you a check for the property damage! It’s that simple!” However, before you take advantage of this opportunity, … Continued

Category: Car Insurance
Published: 10/25/18

Tips for Kentucky Drivers to Stay Safe on Labor Day Weekend

Tips for Kentucky Drivers to Stay Safe on Labor Day Weekend The American Automobile Association (AAA) is the most widely known roadside safety organization in the United States. They are a privately held, national membership organization that helps thousands of stranded motorists per year across the country. If there is an organization that knows about … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 08/30/18

Kentucky’s Distracted Driving Laws

Kentucky’s Distracted Driving Laws Distracted driving is partaking in any action that diverts the driver’s attention away from the roadway while operating a motor vehicle. This includes messing with the radio, eating, drinking, conversing with passengers, and setting your GPS. But, the biggest distraction in this day and age has to be cell phones. Whether … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 07/06/18

The Seven Deadly Sins of Distracted Driving

The Seven Deadly Sins of Distracted Driving The most common cause of auto accidents around the world is driver inattention. In fact, it is estimated that around 400,000 people are injured every year in distracted driving incidents. There are so many things happening that surround us and can distract us at any given moment. It … Continued

Category: General
Published: 04/27/18

Kentucky Leaders Urge Drivers to Pay Attention

Kentucky Leaders Urge Drivers to Pay Attention The month of April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Leaders in the state of Kentucky are pleading with drivers to put away their phones and focus on the road. Along with recognizing National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Kentucky is launching its statewide campaign called “One Text or … Continued

Category: General
Published: 04/18/18