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2015 Sees Sharp Rise in Roadway Fatalities

By Davis Law, P.S.C. |

Despite a five-decade streak of improvements in fatality rates on US roads, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that, based on early analysis of data gathered during 2015, the number of drivers killed in motor vehicles rose over the previous year. No form of transportation seemed to be immune to the increase… Read More »

Over 75% of US Drivers Admit to Aggressive Driving

By Davis Law, P.S.C. |

Research into aggressive driving has resulted in some troubling discoveries. Aggressive driving has lethal effects and is exceedingly common. Aggressive driving poses a legitimate threat to driver safety. In a study from 2009, researchers looked at the link between aggressive driving and fatal car accidents, and found a distinct connection. A study of fatal… Read More »

Victim of a Kentucky Truck Accident? Take These Steps

By Davis Law, P.S.C. |

Weighing in at up to 80,000 lbs, large trucks and tractor-trailers are capable of doing an enormous amount of damage, and collisions with these machines can leave those in passenger vehicles seriously injured. If you’re involved in a crash with a semi-truck or 18-wheeler, take these steps to ensure your claim for damages is… Read More »

Keep Teens Safe during Summer’s 100 Deadliest Days

By Davis Law, P.S.C. |

During the summer, your teenage children will have more free time than during the school year to spend time with friends and stay out late, possibly borrowing the family car to do so. This additional free time teens have to drive is one of the reasons why the summertime marks the deadliest time on… Read More »

Snapchat Developers Sued over Injuries in Accident Allegedly Caused by App

By Davis Law, P.S.C. |

A man who suffered serious brain trauma in a car accident with what he alleges was a distracted driver is now suing both the driver and the makers of the photography app Snapchat, with which he claims the at-fault driver was distracted. Georgia resident Wentworth Maynard is seeking damages in the amount of the… Read More »

Federal Body Makes Electronic Logs Required for Commercial Drivers

By Davis Law, P.S.C. |

After many years of debating the issue, and long after the technology had been developed and tested to facilitate the safety feature, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has updated its laws on commercial truck driving laws to mandate that drivers use electronic logging devices to track their time on the road and… Read More »

Personal Injury Cases Strengthened with Use of Expert Witnesses

By Davis Law, P.S.C. |

If you’ve been hurt in an accident and the responsible party refuses to settle for a reasonable amount, you may be faced with the prospect of going to trial in order to recover what you’re owed. Going to trial means gathering together all your strongest evidence to present to a judge and jury. In… Read More »

Even When Using Hands-Free Devices, Drivers Are Dangerously Distracted

By Davis Law, P.S.C. |

Many drivers have made a transition from using their cell phones while they’re behind the wheel of a car, to using hands-free technology to perform some of the same tasks. Drivers assume that not looking down at a phone or using voice commands will keep them safe from dangerous levels of distraction, but research… Read More »

The Hottest Gift of 2015 is Hotter than Intended

By Davis Law, P.S.C. |

Hoverboards may not actually hover, but they certainly flew off the shelves this past holiday season. The two-wheeled, motorized scooters have been increasing in popularity since last summer and now can be seen almost anywhere. With the increase in sales, however, has come numerous reports of the devices catching fire while they are being… Read More »

Rear-Facing Car Seats Are Mostly Safe for Infants, But They Could Be Made Safer

By Davis Law, P.S.C. |

A study recently reported in the Journal of Traffic Injury Prevention (click to read abstract) looked into the safety of rear-facing car seats in the event of a rear-end collision. While the study authors do not recommend that parents stop using rear-facing seats for infants (and Kentucky law requires them for infants up to… Read More »

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