With the recent winter weather arriving in Kentucky, drivers need to be extra cautious on the roadways. Winter driving is particularly perilous on Kentucky roads, which are often narrow, hilly and icy. The following are some winter driving tips.
When a Frankfort resident is involved in an accident or is injured, the claims that arise usually are from "negligence." If a person is legally responsible for causing the accident or injury, it is typically because of negligence. So, what is negligence when proving fault?
Trucks are a common sight on Kentucky roads. With the major interstates, there are many trucks that use them to move goods across the country. Most of the time, cars are able to share the roads safely with trucks, but occasionally a serious truck accident occurs that can lead to serious injuries or even death.
Car accidents are common in Kentucky and across the United States. Every year thousands of people are killed in car accidents, with many more seriously injured. These situations can cause families unexpected financial and emotional hardships.
Despite our best intentions, most Frankfort residents will be involved in a car crash at least once during their driving career. No matter how careful of a driver you are, there are always other drivers on the road who may not be as careful. A car accident can cause serious injuries or even death and determining who is at fault for the accident is extremely important.
Driving while impaired is incredibly dangerous. When a driver does this, they put their own safety in jeopardy and pose a major safety risk to others. And alcohol is far from the only substance that can impair a driver. Certain prescription medications can have this affect as well. So, it can be very important for individuals who are taking prescription drugs to be aware of whether any of their medications could affect their ability to drive safely.