Automobile technology could make it easier to collect information about car accidents

When an individual is involved in a car accident, he or she has the right to seek compensation for injuries and losses and to hold the responsible party or parties accountable. In building a strong case for liability, it is critical for an accident victim to firmly establish a basis in fact for the defendant’s liability, and this means getting as much and as accurate information as possible about the crash.

Punitive damages: when are they available in motor vehicle accident cases? P.2

Last time, we began looking at the topic of punitive damages and their availability in motor vehicle accident cases, specifically cases involving truck drivers who violate safety regulations. As we noted, punitive damages are not a given in every case, but are only available when it can be shown that the defendant acted with oppression, fraud or malice.

Tips for driving in stormy weather

As Kentucky starts diving into the second half of the year, drivers will need to buckle down and get ready for the potential winter storms ahead. Safe driving is crucial to avoiding accidents when traveling through bad weather. Drivers should have the biggest arsenal of tips and tricks at their fingertips to make the road safer for everyone.

How often should you take breaks on long trips?

If you plan to take a long-distance drive in or through Kentucky, you might be tempted to just drive as far as you possibly can without resting. While this might cut down on the time it takes you to get to your destination, it can also leave you exhausted and unable to focus or react well. This can in turn lead to accidents.

What should you do if your car is sinking?

If you find yourself driving or falling into a body of water in Kentucky, you have literal seconds to act quickly and get yourself out of this situation. Because of that, you should know exactly what steps you need to take that will get you out of your car and into safety as soon as possible.

What is PIP and what does it mean for Kentucky drivers?

Imagine you are driving down the street when suddenly, out of the corner of your eye, you see another vehicle headed right toward you. They have failed to yield the right of way at a traffic signal. As a result, they collide with your vehicle, causing damage to both your car and yourself.

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