New Year's Eve 2019 was recently celebrated throughout the world -- but the family of a Richmond woman spent the first day of the new year in mourning. The 27-year-old woman apparently exited a sports utility vehicle after an argument with its driver and was immediately struck and killed by a passing vehicle on Interstate 64.
A Glasgow woman was sentenced last month to a decade in prison for a drunk driving crash that killed a 24-year-old nearly two years ago. The victim, who also lived in Glasgow, was stopped at a red light on Veterans Outer Loop when the 49-year-old rear-ended her with her Cadillac.
Does it seem like you come upon road work zones when you're already running late? Does it feel like there's always some sort of road work being done on your most commonly traveled routes?
If you were injured in a car crash caused by a driver who was under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, you're likely angry that this person was behind the wheel when they shouldn't have been. You may feel like you were helpless to prevent the crash -- and perhaps you were. Drunk or drugged drivers can come out of nowhere and cause devastating harm and damage in seconds.
There are many costs associated with a typical car crash in Kentucky. You might have to repair your vehicle, handle medical bills or deal with the results of pain and suffering. All of that has the potential to add up quickly.
Traffic lights seek to help control traffic patterns and prevent residents of Kentucky and the United States from colliding with one another, but they only work as planned when motorists pay attention and use them as designed. Debra L. Broz, Attorneys at Law, PLC, recognize that red-light car wrecks are at an all-time high across the United States, and that all motorists, cyclists and pedestrians should exercise extreme caution when navigating their way through them.
With rolling farmlands and roads that wind around beautiful mountains, Kentucky is a motorcycle rider’s paradise. Cyclists love the open feeling and bucolic scenery throughout the state and often enjoy riding together in a group. However, just as with any motor vehicle, there is always the chance of being involved in car accidents. How can bikers safely ride with confidence?
While driving on Kentucky roadways, you may all too often see other drivers operating their vehicle with a mobile device in their hands. Whether they are using them to read or write a text, look at directions or seek information on the internet, this is a dangerous practice with the opportunity for devastating consequences.
When the sun sets in Kentucky, the roadways are still filled with people traveling to and from work, or going out for a night of fun. While you may be used to driving at night, it is important to realize the hidden dangers that may be present. In fact, you are three times more likely to be involved in a deadly car accident at night than you are while driving during the day, according to AAA. By recognizing the hazards that can appear at night, you may be able to minimize your risk of getting injured or killed in a car accident.
Teenagers in Ohio are like teenagers everywhere. They are very excited to get their driver’s license but think mainly about the places it can take them and the independence it will bring. However, it is vital that teens understand the enormous responsibility that comes with this privilege. How can parents help teens become safer and more aware drivers?