The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

When we talk about unsafe, reckless driving, we immediately tend to bring up driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. There’s good reason for this, as driving drunk or high can severely impair the driver and result in serious accidents or death. One influence we don’t always think about is the danger of drowsy […]

Car Accidents with Inexperienced Drivers

Summary: Inexperienced drivers are at a higher risk of crashes, especially considering licensure changes from COVID-19. In a personal injury case, the other driver’s inexperience may bolster your claim of injury due to negligence. New drivers are some of the most dangerous drivers on the road. Their inexperience makes them prone to critical driving errors […]

What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Cases in Kentucky?

While the statute of limitations for most personal injury claims in Kentucky is one year from the date of the injury, there are many exceptions to this rule. Understanding just how the statute of limitations works is essential to seeking compensation for your Kentucky personal injury. Breaking Down the Statute of Limitations A personal injury […]

Kentucky’s Distracted Driving Laws Cover More Than Just Texting

With distracted driving on the rise, Kentucky law prohibits drivers from texting while driving and bars all teenage drivers from any kind of phone usage while their vehicle is in motion. Distracted driving is more than just texting, though; it’s anything that takes a driver’s attention away from the road. All drivers have been guilty […]

Did You Know Kentucky Ranks 4th in Distracted Driving Deaths?

What you’ll learn reading this article: It takes just a few seconds to cause a distracted driving crash. Kentucky is one of the leading states for distracted driving fatalities. Stay safe by knowing the law and keeping your focus on the road. Three seconds (or less). That’s all it takes to cause a catastrophic car […]

Will Self-Driving Cars Mean More Distracted Drivers?

Semi-autonomous vehicles mean assisted driving. Does it also mean more distracted driving and driver complacency in Nelson or surrounding Counties or will it create safer roadways? Distracted driving is already a problem for Nelson County residents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), driver distraction is the leading factor in most vehicle crashes. […]

How Can A Personal Injury Lawyer Help Me If I’m in a Distracted Driving Crash?

Distracted driving causes thousands of injury auto accidents each year in Central Kentucky and hundreds of fatalities on local roads. Your best protection against injury or death is defensive driving – and knowing your rights under the law. We’ve all seen scenarios like this when driving the roads of Nelson County: The motorist driving near […]

Just how dangerous is distracted driving?

We all love the convenience of modern technology. While behind the wheel though, that new gadget could lead to a serious crash. Safety officials are sounding the alarm on distracted driving. For those of us on the road every day – whether commuting to and from work, running errands, or simply heading out for some […]