Did you know that the Fourth of July is the deadliest day on the road, according to statistics? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reported that, on average, more than 118 people are killed in crashes on Independence Day. This is higher than the average number of fatalities reported on any other day.
Every driver in Kentucky should understand that driving while intoxicated by alcohol is dangerous and illegal. However, substances beyond alcohol can be just as impairing, if not more so, for a person operating a motor vehicle.
You never saw the other vehicle coming. The only thing you remember is waking up inside an ambulance. Your first thoughts were of your passengers, hoping they survived the accident and were not injured.
When you are admitted into the hospital, chances are you have a lot on your mind already. You can be scared about your prognosis, worried about the expenses of your care and concerned about your loved ones and how they are handling the situation.
There are countless safety features available for commercial vehicles today. However, if truckers choose not to use them or if they are not working properly, these systems aren’t going to be very effective.