If you live near Louisville or the Dixie Highway, you may have heard that the state officials have officially announced the completion of the Dixie Highway Project. This is probably good news if you've been caught up in construction or noticed an uptick in accidents as a result of work in the area. This project was designed to help repave areas of the highway and to prevent it from cracking in the future. The construction company, Hall Construction, met its deadline nearly three years after the project was awarded.
The spring in Kentucky is busy and bustling with traffic. The Oaks, Derby and other events fill calendars, making it an important time for the state. Unfortunately, with added traffic and tourists in town, there's a growing risk of accidents and injuries.
Summer is nearly here, and with it comes the dangers of summer driving. While most people assume that summer is one of the best times to drive, the reality is that it, too, is dangerous, just like fall, winter or spring.
Living in Kentucky, you know that one of the most dangerous roadways is the Dixie Highway. The Dixie Highway is dangerous for multiple reasons, some of which are because the highway itself dates back to the 1830s in some locations. Being so old, the arrangement of the road is not always compatible with the current state of motor vehicles.
Self-driving vehicles are being developed, and many people believe that they're the way of the future. Despite that, some worry that the companies creating these vehicles could make it impossible for drivers to sue if they get into crashes while using them.
Freeway driving can be one of the most dangerous types of driving there is. Drivers should be well-versed in driving skills and traffic laws before using a freeway or highway. Having a good attitude and education in driving on these busy roads is necessary to stay safe.
You have a vehicle that doesn't handle great in the snow. You've always heard that adding weight to the back of a truck bed or in the trunk of your car will help, but is that actually a reality?
Urban roads are some of the most dangerous. They have narrow shoulders, and it's easy for drivers to get distracted due to boredom or hazards. Highway shoulders are not very safe, and that's a problem that can lead to crashes.
There are times when people may witness a car crash, and it's important they know what to do. Witnessing an accident is often traumatizing, but there's also a chance for you to help someone, to call for emergency care and to assist the police in determining fault.
Kentucky and Indiana get unusual weather from time to time, and recent conditions during March have certainly lived up to that standard. With a sudden snowstorm blinding drivers and coating roads, there were accidents and injuries to tend to.