Interstate travel through Kentucky can reach speeds well beyond the posted speed limit. A driver can make a mistake while alongside several other vehicles and be unable to avoid a powerful impact.
Even safe drivers can suddenly be sent out of control as another motorist bumps them. These collisions can lead to severe injuries and even claim the lives of those involved.
Carroll County Weekend Accident Tragically Kills Ohio Man
A driver was killed in a two-car collision in southwestern Carroll County Saturday night.
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Major intersections in Lexington can bring 12 lanes of traffic or more together to converge on one dangerous spot. The safety comes down to those properly working traffic lights and also depends on each driver obeying those lights.
When one driver ignores or isn’t paying attention to the rights-of-way at an intersection, motorists traveling in every direction can suddenly be at risk of a powerful collision. Drivers and passengers can suffer major injuries and face long, challenging recoveries ahead.
Drivers Injured in Fiery Crash in Lexington
Two people were injured after a multi-vehicle collision in southern Lexington early Friday morning.
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In 2020, Louisville and Jefferson County recorded almost 15,000 car collisions for the year. Traffic rushes along on Louisville interstates and highways at all hours and can be hazardous for drivers no matter what part of the city they travel.
Head-on collisions may make up only a small percentage of crashes every year, but they can be the most devastating types of accidents seen on local roads. The force carried by two vehicles is transferred into the impact making for a much more dangerous collision than most rear-end crashes or side-swipe crashes.
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Women’s History Month shouldn’t be the only time we acknowledge the monumental contributions female lawyers have made to the legal profession. However, it’s a good jumping-off point to lead to more informed discussions on how women in law have enacted lasting differences in the past and how they will continue to do so in the future.
As we highlight some of the most influential attorneys of the last 100 years who happen to be women it’s important to note how much has changed in a century and how much still needs to change to give women a fair foothold in the legal world.
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Kentucky gets its fair share of ice and snow during the colder months and that can lead to scary moments on our interstates. With elevated speed limits posted on interstates, motorists can forget to slow down when the conditions change.
The Kentucky State Police responded to over 2,500 accidents involving ice or snow in 2018. Those accidents led to a tragic three people losing their lives and led to dozens of injuries.
Careless drivers can fail to pay attention to worsening conditions or decide that they don’t need to adjust speed for icy or low visibility conditions.
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A head-on collision can lead to a devastating outcome for Lexington drivers. The increased impact force created from the momentum of both vehicles can cause terrible injuries and even claim lives along our roads.
The Kentucky State Police responds to these heartbreaking accidents every year. In 2019 they reported over 156,000 total accidents across the state. Of two-vehicle accidents, only 3% were noted as involving a head-on collision, but those accidents accounted for a truly heartbreaking 29% of all fatal collisions in Kentucky that year.
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A vehicle crossing over into the path of oncoming traffic can be the most dangerous mistake possible on Kentucky roads. A head-on collision can result and cause irreparable damage and change lives forever.
The Kentucky State Police document the terrible consequences of collisions on our roads every year. By their 2019 count, only around 3% of the accidents in the state involved a head-on collision, but a heartbreaking 30% of all fatal accidents recorded for the year involved a head-on collision.
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Pedestrians have the right to a safe journey across Louisville anytime they travel. They should be protected on sidewalks and when they have to cross traffic they should be able to do so in well-designed and safe intersections.
Unfortunately, crosswalks aren’t always set-up to offer pedestrians a safe and easy way to cross the street. Distracted drivers only add to the dangers for pedestrians. They can look down at a phone or over at a radio and carelessly miss a pedestrian ahead just trying to get across the road.
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Dashcams used to be only for people like police officers and Nascar drivers. Nowadays, there are more affordable versions that can be mounted on your windshield to record every mile you travel. They are small and unobtrusive and can send all of the video they record back to a server to be downloaded later.
They can be used to preserve a scenic ride, but more importantly, they can record the key moments right before an accident. Dashcams can prove you were not to blame in a crash,
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Motor vehicle accidents involving head-on impacts can result in devastating consequences for motorists on Kentucky roads.
The Kentucky State Police see the dangerous results of head-on crashes every year. In 2018, officers documented that around 3% of all accidents in Kentucky involved a head-on collision. Yet, considering all types of collisions, head-on impacts were responsible for more than one-third of the fatalities seen on state roads in 2018.
The blunt force involved in a head-on accident can be greater than any other type of collision because the speeds of both cars combine at the point of impact.
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