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Kentucky truck accident kills 1, injures another

For truck drivers, the importance of proper training and adherence to safety standards cannot be stressed enough. They drive trucks that dwarf every other vehicle on the road and, as such, can do catastrophic damage when they cause an accident. Sadly, truck accidents are a fairly common occurrence in Kentucky. Drivers are asked to drive for long periods of time on unfamiliar roads and carry unwieldy loads.

Kentucky woman facing DUI charge after hitting school bus

Most people think of DUI arrests as stemming from the use of alcohol or illegal drugs, but there’s another form of impairment that can be just as damaging. Drunk driving accidents can just as easily be caused by perfectly legal prescription drugs. Medicines like benzodiazepines, pain killers and even less potent drugs can slow reaction times or even cause drivers to zone out.

Kentucky man killed in motorcycle accident

When a loved one dies, it is a difficult thing to deal with for those who have been left behind. When it is the result of a motorcycle accident, it can leave those left behind with many unanswered questions. When two vehicles are involved in a collision and one of the drivers leaves the scene of the accident, those questions can multiply. This can leave those who are already mourning feeling even more helpless and frustrated in their quest for closure.

Accident involving 4 big rig trucks kills 2

As a motorist, it’s not unusual to see multiple 18-wheelers traveling on the interstate with you. We usually speed up or maneuver a bit to avoid driving next to them but other than that, we do not pay them particular attention. That is, until tragedy strikes. Sometimes, a truck accident happens that demands notice and can put the lives of all others on the road at risk.

Fiery tractor-trailer crash kills cab driver

It is the last thing anyone wants to have happen and it shocks us all when it does. A horrific, fiery car-truck collision resulted in a taxi driver losing her life. The 54-year-old woman was driving on a bridge when she came to a stop and was hit from behind by the tractor-trailer. There was no passenger with her at the time of the accident. The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered minor injuries.

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