October is National Pedestrian Safety Month

The statistics surrounding road incidents involving pedestrians are a little frightening. Last year in Kentucky, 874 crashes involved pedestrians. Seventy-five pedestrian deaths occurred, and 79% of those deaths occurred after dark. As part of the larger Better Kentucky Plan, which includes a significant emphasis on highway safety, Governor Andy Beshear has declared October National Pedestrian […]

Summer Driving Hazards You Should Keep in Mind When on the Road

When you think of dangerous driving seasons, you wouldn’t be alone if the winter months are what come to mind. Most people assume winter, with its cold weather, snow, and ice is the most dangerous time to be on the road. After all, it’s not uncommon to venture out on the road for a much-needed […]

Here’s What You Should Know About Right of Way Laws in Kentucky

All states, including Kentucky, have laws in place concerning right-of-way. Though most drivers pick up on basic right-of-way behaviors and practices from the moment they begin learning to drive, many often forget the rules over time or become lazy and ignore them. In some cases, many drivers will even think they know what the right-of-way […]

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 […]

Kentucky Pedestrian Injuries and Fatalities

There’s no way to escape the fact that in a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian, the pedestrian is going to get the worst of it. Statistics are depressing; in fact, the pedestrian fatality rate rose 21% between 2019 and 2020, the largest annual increase ever. To put this in simpler terms: many news […]

8 Tips For a Fun and Safe Halloween

As most pandemic-related restrictions have lifted, children and parents alike are preparing for the upcoming Halloween season. Though excitement about trick-or-treating this year is high, it’s important to be mindful and take precautions to stay safe and ensure everyone has a good time. Aside from COVID precautions, there are a number of other things that […]

Pedestrian Accident: Know What To Do

Summary: As a pedestrian, you never know when a vehicle could hit you and cause physical, emotional, and financial damage. There are certain important things you should do after your pedestrian accident. Imagine taking your daily walk when a vehicle strikes you out of nowhere and leaves you with severe injuries. You go to the […]