What Makes a Large Truck So Dangerous?
Driving on the roads of Kentucky can be challenging, frustrating, stressful, and dangerous all rolled into one. The roads can be very dangerous when you are driving near large trucks. Why? These vehicles are so large, heavy, and oversized that they bring a lot of danger to other vehicles around them. Today, we will examine what it is exactly that makes a large truck so dangerous so you can do your best to keep yourself safe the next time you are on the roads of Kentucky. Blind Spots First [...]READ MORE
Pure Comparative Fault in Kentucky
Have you recently been in a car accident here in Kentucky? Are you afraid that you are not entitled to damages because you were partially at fault? This would be true in some states, namely: North Carolina, Alabama, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. In these states, even if the injured party (“Plaintiff”) was one percent at fault, he will most likely not be entitled to any damages! Nevertheless, and thankfully, this is not the law in Kentucky. Here in Kentucky, your degree of [...]READ MORE
Kentucky Uninsured Drivers
Kentucky Uninsured and Underinsured Drivers Do You Have To Have Auto Insurance In Kentucky? Yes. Kentucky law requires that “before the owner of a motor vehicle or trailer may operate it or permit its operation upon the highways of this state, he shall obtain motor vehicle insurance… as required by KRS 304.39-080.” As long as a vehicle is registered in Kentucky, it must be insured. If a vehicle is uninsured, the owner must turn in the license plate at the County Clerk’s office. If the owner [...]READ MORE
What You Should Do If You Are In An Automobile Accident
What Should I Do At The Scene Of An Automobile Accident? At the scene of an automobile accident, if able, you should do the following things: Check the Health and Safety of Everyone Involved: The most important and urgent task after an accident is to check on those people involved in the accident. Call 911: Even if the wreck is insignificant, you should call the authorities so that they, and you, have a record of the accident. Get Information: Get the names and contact numbers of those at [...]READ MORE