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. […]

I’ve Been Injured by a Semi in a Crash – How Can An Attorney Help?

Big-rig accidents are five times more likely to cause serious injuries and death than accidents involving passenger vehicles. Tractor-trailers are heavy, really heavy – they weigh between 16,000 and 20,000 pounds. A car, SUV, motorcycle or pickup truck is going to be the loser in any collision. Tractor-trailers – semis, 18-wheelers, big rigs, whatever you […]

I’ve Been in A Motorcycle Accident – How Can A Personal Injury Attorney Help Me?

In Kentucky in 2016, 111 motorcyclist fatalities occurred. More than 75% of these fatalities involved riders who were not wearing helmets. Motorcyclists, no matter what their skill level, carry a higher risk of serious and fatal injuries in an accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says motorcyclists and their passengers are 30 times […]

New Study On Crashes Involving Big Rigs: What Does That Mean For You?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is studying the reasons for semi-truck crashes and is inviting the public to comment on the design of the study. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) conducted the last comprehensive Large Truck Crash Causation Study (LTCCS) in 2001–2003. This study gave both the agency and the safety […]

Your Accident Compensation Claim Is Delayed – Is Your Insurance Company Acting in Bad Faith?

When it comes to the true cost of auto accidents, Kentucky law requires your insurance company to act in a reasonable manner. So why do insurance companies act in bad faith to give you less than you deserve? You pay your insurance premiums monthly. You may assume this means the insurance company will have your […]

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 […]