Bicyclists don’t always have bicycle lanes and trails to rely on in every part of Louisville. They also can’t always count on the full attention of drivers who can be distracted by just about anything.
Drivers owe bicyclists what’s known as a special “duty of care” when they travel. This means they must slow down and show extra caution to riders who are defenseless when compared to a 2,000lb or more vehicle.
This “duty of care” is owned no matter when and where drivers encounter someone on a bicycle.
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Traffic levels on New Circle Road never seem to be at manageable levels. Of course, morning and afternoon rush hours only serve to make things worse.
Drivers can monitor their own speeds and maintain proper space between other vehicles, but it only takes one motorist to behave carelessly to cause a major crash drawing in multiple motorists.
These careless errors made while traveling at the usual high speeds seen on New Circle Road can lead to devastating crashes.
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It only takes one careless driver to create a hazardous situation for motorists on Kentucky interstates. Traffic moves so quickly that the tiniest mistake by one motorist can quickly create a chain reaction accident and put drivers and passengers in jeopardy.
These accidents can cause serious injuries and in the most tragic cases cost someone a life. That’s why motorists should take extra care, especially over holiday weekends when traffic can be elevated.
Multiple Vehicle Accident Tragically Claims Life in Bullitt County
An interstate accident involving three vehicles claimed one life over Labor Day weekend in Bullitt County south of Shepherdsville.
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Drivers on rural, two-lane roads in Grayson County can have little protection from oncoming drivers. In the best cases, vehicles pass within just a few feet of each other. However, one mistake by a single driver can put several other vehicles nearby at risk of an accident.
A vehicle can suddenly be in the path of traffic traveling the opposite direction to cause a devastating frontal impact. These head-on collisions can be among the most dangerous of all the angles of collision possible.
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Interstates surrounding Louisville and those running into Indiana can carry heavy traffic morning, noon, and night. They see a constant flow of fast-moving packs of cars. Commuters and travelers can usually navigate local highways and get to their destinations safely, but careless and reckless drivers can put even cautious drivers at extreme risk of a collision.
A glance at an email on a cellphone can take a distracted driver’s eyes from the lanes ahead and create a dangerous situation for everyone nearby.
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Louisville is encircled by interstates and fast-moving highways. These expressways can be handy for getting around town, but the constant traffic levels are always a concern for drivers trying to travel safely.
More traffic means more careless drivers, drivers distracted by their phones, and drivers who purposely push the speed limits well beyond what’s safe. They can all veer into the path of other cars or lose control along busy lanes and put many other motorists at risk.
Louisville Man Killed in Interstate 71 Collision
A crash in northern Louisville claimed the life of one person early Monday morning.
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Morning rush hour can see packed lanes on every side of Lexington. This elevated traffic period can be a dangerous time for drivers as the slightest inattention by one motorist can lead to hazards for many other drivers and passengers.
A driver proceeding carelessly or driving aggressively can be a common frustration for local drivers, but these actions can also lead to frightening consequences. A reckless driver can suddenly lose control and strike other vehicles without giving those drivers any chance to spot a hazard and steer clear to safety.
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Drivers around Lexington can be careless and miss seeing other vehicles, even in broad daylight. Those mistakes are only magnified at night when motorists seem to show even less attention to the roads and cause unavoidable collisions.
Perhaps it’s a reliance on the headlights that should actually make missing spotting another vehicle almost impossible. Yet, experts say that drivers can sometimes misjudge the distance of another vehicle when looking into headlights. Careless drivers can also be proceeding in a reckless manner that gives them little time to correct a mistake.
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Lexington’s major arteries carry heavy traffic throughout the week, especially during rush hour. Frightening collisions are becoming a daily hazard as drivers become more reliant on their phones and less focused on the road ahead. A careless driver can be reading a text or be traveling too fast and put other drivers and passengers at extreme risk of injury.
Impacts can cause severe injuries, especially in accidents involving a rollover. Victims are subjected to powerful blunt force trauma and can absorb impacts from all sides of a vehicle.
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Busy highways around Louisville and Jefferson County can be dangerous places for even the most careful motorists.
Distracted drivers can look down at a cell phone text or email and not realize how far their car has traveled off course. Excessive speeds used by a reckless driver can magnify a small mistake and send a vehicle out of control and into other traffic.
These collisions can be devastating for victims and cause severe injuries and, in the most heartbreaking cases,
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