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Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents Archives

Night travel is 3 times as dangerous as daytime travel

You're planning a trip, and you have some flexibility regarding when you travel. As such, you're considering driving at night. You figure there will be far less traffic, so you'll make better time and you'll be safer. Doesn't fewer cars on the road mean better odds of avoiding a crash?

The costs of a fatal car crash for the victim's family

Suffering through a fatal car crash as a family member of the victim is unbearable. You don't know how to react, what to do next, how to handle the situation and whether or not you can file a lawsuit. All of these are important issues that should be addressed following a fatal car accident in Jefferson.

Fatal accidents are often a call to action for those left behind

Losing a loved one is a devastating event, especially if the person who passed away is someone you were close to. When the death was caused by an accident that could have been prevented, the devastation that you feel is likely going to be enhanced. We understand that this is a difficult time for you.

A hit-and-run driver kills 1, injures another in Louisville

A 45-year-old Jefferson county man was arrested and charged with having left the scene of car crash that resulted in a woman's death at around 6:30 in the morning, Sunday, Nov. 19. Louisville police had been dispatched to the intersection of Central and Floyd Streets after calls came in of a two-car crash approximately four hours earlier that morning.

Traffic deaths increased in 2016 to highest levels since 2007

Traffic deaths in the United States increased in 2016 to the highest levels since 2007, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT). According to data, 37,461 people lost their lives on the roads of the United States in 2016. This number represents a 5.6 percent increase from 2015, which saw an 8.4 percent increase from 2014.

Most dangerous habits of distracted drivers

Distracted driving has quickly become a major problem on the roads of not only Kentucky, but across the country. Too many accidents are being caused by distracted drivers and they aren't just using their cellphones while driving. Distracted driving involves any type of activity that removes the focus of the driver from the task at hand.

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