What Is the Move Over Law and Why Is It Important?

Most states have some sort of “move over” law that dictates how drivers should operate their vehicles when approaching an emergency vehicle. However, many drivers don’t know the complete details of these laws or that they often include more than just police cars, fire trucks, and ambulances. Polls show that more than 70% of Americans […]

Determining Fault in a Tailgating Accident

Practicing safe driving involves giving 100% of your focus to the task at hand. Safe drivers avoid distractions, never drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and also know the importance of leaving an appropriate distance between vehicles when traveling on the road. Drivers acting aggressively or being careless may follow too closely […]

Common Causes of Uber Car Accident Claims

The ridesharing company Uber has become a prominent part of transportation in the United States in recent years. Although there are many benefits to this ridesharing service — such as fewer drunk driving accidents and reduced car emissions — Uber car accidents are not uncommon in Kentucky.  Between 2017 and 2018, Uber reported 107 deaths […]

Factors that Contribute to Holiday Distracted Driving

The Holidays are in full swing — and while this generally means it’s a time of joy and giving, there can also be some downsides to the season as well. In particular, the holiday season often brings an increase in congestion. The stores are crowded, the parking lots are overflowing, and the roadways are congested, […]

How to Prove Distracted Driving in a Kentucky Auto Accident

What you’ll learn from this article: What is distracted driving? It might seem innocent enough to take your eyes off the road for a moment while you check your phone or talk to someone in the car. But at 55 mph, just a few seconds of inattention is like driving the length of a football […]

Kentucky Blind Spot Truck Accidents. Who’s at Fault?

Blind spot accidents can happen with any type of vehicle, even motorcycles. However, they tend to happen more often with semi-trucks and tractor-trailers due to their size. The larger a vehicle, the bigger its blind spots are.  Unfortunately, when a smaller vehicle gets into a blind spot accident with a large commercial truck, the injuries […]

How Technology Can Save Our Youngest Drivers

Tragically, vehicular collisions make up a significant percentage of teen injuries and deaths in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 2,400 teenage drivers were killed and 258,000 suffered serious injuries in 2019 alone. This is why car accident prevention is key. Many contributing factors can cause a teen […]

Does Overcorrecting Driving Cause Car Accidents in Kentucky?

Overcorrecting driving is an issue in all states, including Kentucky. Almost all drivers have overcorrected at some point in their life as it is a somewhat natural reaction to various situations, such as poor road conditions, animals or children running into the road, and road debris. People also overcorrect driving when another driver negligently enters […]

Accidents at Intersections in Kentucky and Why They Are Dangerous

Most of us learned that a red traffic light means to stop long before we got our licenses, and yet every year, drivers, passengers, and pedestrians are injured by vehicles that failed to stop for a red light causing accident at intersections in Kentucky. In fact, red light accidents increased nationwide by 17% from 2012 […]

Common Causes of Wrong-Way Accidents

Wrong-way collisions are serious incidents that can result in devastating damages and injuries. These types of accidents tend to happen unexpectedly to innocent drivers who suddenly find another car driving toward them from the opposite direction. When this happens, there is often little time to react or potentially nowhere to go to get out of […]