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Average Kentucky resident will have more than one accident

According to recent statistics which have been compiled from a number of sources, the average resident of Kentucky is going to have at least one car accident approximately every 20 years. What this means is that even a good driver is going to have to report 3 to 4 car accidents in his or her life.

Drunk driving doesn't have involve .08 BAC

As in the case of other states, police in Kentucky can assume a person is legally drunk and thus subject to a DUI charge when a motorist in Louisville has over .08 blood alcohol content. This is an important legal tool for police, since it allows them to pursue drunk driving more aggressively.

The negligence per se doctrine and its importance

Louisville, Kentucky, residents who have been seriously injured in car accidents probably have little time to think about the nitty gritty details of the law and legal principles. They just want someone to hold the negligent driver who caused the accident accountable and to get compensation for the medical bills, lost wages and other losses which they did nothing or very little to deserve.

More car accident fatalities, not less: NHTSA report

In our last post, we talked about distracted driving accidents and how there are thousands of people that die under these tragic circumstances every year. This problem is going to be with us for some time as we wait for self-driving vehicles to be available for purchase and use. Until then, we have to recognize that there are some things that we can do to improve road safety.

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