Around 30,000 people died on the highways in 2009. That's an impressive decrease of 28 percent since 2006, but it's still not good enough. One of the problems still making its way onto the roads is the possibility of motor vehicle defects.
After an accident, people are supposed to share their insurance information with each other. They should give you an insurance card, address, phone number and other information so that you can get in touch.
Kentucky was celebrating a better year of driving in 2017. In fact, according to news from Dec. 31, there had been around 70 fewer deaths in 2017 than in 2016 by the same time. That's great news for drivers and the police alike.
No one ever expects to get into a crash, but many people do. They may not be focused on the road, or they might be distracted by texting. Whatever the cause may be, these negligent drivers make the roads more dangerous for everyone.
The winter is here, and with it comes the risk of snow, rain, sleet and ice. With these weather conditions, its possible for drivers to get into crashes. The good news is that there are things every driver can do to make sure he or she won't get into a crash.
After a car accident, determining fault is an important step. If you and the other driver don't agree on who is to blame and there is a question as to who caused the accident, you could find that you're placed at fault when you believe it was the other driver's fault completely. It's wise to do nothing that could suggest that you're taking responsibility following a crash. Don't admit to doing anything wrong, and don't apologize.
If you get into a crash or come upon a crash and want to help, do you know what to do? Whether a car has been impacted or a vehicle isn't working, knowing what to do to make the situation safer is key to preventing or worsening injuries.
When you send your child to school, you make a decision. Will you allow him or her to walk? Will you send your child on the bus? Will you drive him or her yourself? If you decide that the bus is the safest option, then you expect the driver to keep your child safe.
When drivers take sudden evasive action, they could actually put others in more danger than if they'd stayed in their lanes. For example, if you see a hole in the road ahead and swerve into oncoming traffic to miss it, you could cause a crash. On the other hand, if you'd just continued forward, you may have blown a tire, but you wouldn't necessarily have hurt yourself or others.
A Louisville woman has been arrested in response to an investigation's findings following a crash in Bullitt County. According to the Dec. 8 report, the woman, a 19-year-old, was allegedly high on marijuana when she collided with a 32-year-old man and 30-year-old woman traveling on a motorcycle on John Harper Road. She struck them with her Jeep Liberty at approximately 11:15 p.m. when she attempted to make a left-hand turn.