If a Truck Hits a Jaywalker, Who Is at Fault?

What you will learn in this article: Despite what most people tend to assume, the driver is not always the one at fault when they hit a pedestrian. However, it’s also important to understand that even if a pedestrian is jaywalking, which is illegal, this does not mean they are automatically at fault either.  Who […]

Pedestrian Accident: Here’s What To Do

What you’ll learn from this article: A pedestrian is no match for a vehicle during a Kentucky pedestrian accident. When a motorist strikes a pedestrian, there is an extremely high risk of severe injury and death. In Kentucky, pedestrian accidents account for more than 90 fatalities and 600 severe injuries every year. What would you […]

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 […]

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 […]