Distracted driving is synonymous with multi-tasking millennials…but is that distinction really fair? Believe it or not, a new AAA study suggests younger drivers may not be the most distracted demographic.
Researchers at the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety analyzed how well older and younger participants drove while using various in-car infotainment systems. Interestingly, the older group showed greater signs of distraction compared with younger drivers.
For this study, AAA gathered almost 130 people in two age brackets: 21– 36 and 55 – 75.
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Injury accidents can be devastating and life changing. We take our injured clients challenges very seriously. At the same time, these dogs reacting to our TV commercials gave us comic relief. So much so we decided to share. Many dog owners have sent us videos of their dogs barking at the Kaufman & Stigger tiger, and this video features three of them. Harley from Louisville, Kentucky, Wilson from Cynthania, Kentucky and Hemi from Charlestown, Indiana. If you want to show us your dog’s reaction to our TV commercials,
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It appears that rentable e-scooters are growing on Louisville locals. New stats from Louisville’s Office of Advanced Planning show e-scooter usage reached a peak of 1,638 daily rides in May of 2019.
In total, the city’s database registered roughly 49,100 e-scooter rides in May. The busiest day of the year for e-scooters was on May 24 with an impressive 3,000 rides.
By contrast, it was difficult for daily e-scooter rides to exceed 500 on most days between August and December of 2018.
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For many years, people across Kentucky and Indiana have told us how their dogs react to our law firm’s TV commercials. Some dogs start barking when they hear the tiger’s growl on the television screen. Other dogs hear Attorney Cara Stigger’s voice at the beginning of the ad and come running to the TV knowing that the tiger will soon be on.
We have had several people send us videos of their dogs. We decided to share a few of these reactions with you.
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A gas leak is likely to blame for an explosion that happened around 5:30 a.m., Sunday, May 19, 2019, in a home in Southern Indiana. A Jefferson fire department spokesperson said that the home was almost completely destroyed and six nearby home were left uninhabitable due to structural damage.
One person died in the blast and two others sere hospitalized with serious injuries. It’s not known at this time if all the victims were inside the home that exploded.
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The driver of a car ran into oncoming traffic on Kentucky State 7 in Elliott County and hit a pickup with two teenagers inside. The man died and both teens were taken to a hospital in Morehead. Kentucky State Police say that the now deceased driver was heading south, and for an unknown reason, crossed the center line striking the pick-up truck.
EMS personnel pronounced the driver dead at the scene, and State Troopers are still investigation the crash. At the time of this report,
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December, 2018: The San Francisco-based ride-share company Spin recently asked Lexington City Council for permission to launch an e-scooter rental program. If all goes according to plan, there could be dozens of rentable e-scooters on Lexington’s streets by spring of 2019.
As of today, Spin is the only company legally allowed to put rentable transportation devices in Lexington. According to this one-year pilot program, however, Lexington officials only allowed Spin to bring pedal bikes into the city.
Members of Lexington’s various transportation committees will need to vote on changing Spin’s contract in upcoming meetings.
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A car struck a woman on Clays Mill Road in front of Jessie M. Clark Middle School a little after 9 am, Thursday, November 15, 2018. According to witnesses, the woman crossed the road and wasn’t using a crosswalk when the car struck her.
Police at the scene say it didn’t appear that her injuries were life threatening, and she was taken to the hospital. The incident is still under investigation, and no charges have been filed.
The Dangers of Road Crossings
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As of November 2018, Lime Scooters are now here in Louisville Kentucky. Some people dislike them but overall they’ve had a great reception, especially since people are used to seeing the nearly identical Bird Scooters around town.
To Rent a Scooter
Renting a scooter is easy. On your Android or iPhone you visit the app store and download the Lime app. The Lime app will show you a map which displays scooters on it near you. You’ll need a driver’s license and a credit card to sign up.
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After unannounced roll-outs and forced evictions, sharable e-scooters have returned to the streets of Indianapolis and Louisville. Since these two high-profile launches are now official, it’s no wonder Clarksville natives are wondering whether these new modes of transportation will soon end up in their city.
Since Clarksville is so close to Louisville, introducing e-scooters into the city must be on Bird and Lime executives’ minds. As of today, however, company execs and local lawmakers haven’t released any concrete information that these scooters will be launched in the city.
Read the rest » Are Lime or Bird E-Scooters coming to Clarksville Indiana?