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4 Important Facts About Drug Testing for Commercial Truckers

Commercial truck drivers are generally subjected to drug testing during the hiring process or following a traffic accident when there may be reason to suspect drug impairment, according to federal trucking regulations enforced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Below are some of the more important facts for truckers and other motorists on the road to understand about these drug testing requirements for commercial drivers. Drug Testing for Truckers: The Facts The facts about drug testing for commercial truckers are important for all motorists to know, a Louisville truck accident attorney notes. Here’s why. What trucker drug tests detect – [...]

October 15th, 2019|

6 Mistakes to Avoid After a Traffic Crash

Traffic accidents tend to happen when you least expect them. While getting into a car crash can be upsetting, knowing what to do, as well as what to avoid doing, in the aftermath can help you stay focused while protecting a future claim. Common mistakes to avoid making after a wreck include: Leaving the scene and/or failing to call the police – These two mistakes can be made, for instance, when people are in a hurry, or they think they may have been at least partially at fault for a crash. Making these mistakes, however, can complicate a future claim, especially [...]

October 1st, 2019|

Common Injuries after a Head-on Collision in Kentucky

Head-on collisions are among the most serious types of accidents for a variety of reasons, including the high rates of speed at which two vehicles traveling towards each other collide, which results in massive impact forces.  These types of accidents involve a crash where the front ends of two vehicles moving towards each other come into contact.  There are many fatalities and severe injuries from this type of crash.  However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the development of functional frontal airbags and the increasing use of seat belts has resulted in a decrease in the risk [...]

September 15th, 2019|

Kentucky Injury Attorneys Warn: Driving While Distraught Can Have Terrible Consequences

After having that big fight, experiencing a break-up with a significant other, discovering a job loss, or hearing devastating news about the illness or death of a loved one, it is common for a person to get behind the wheel of a car in order to get some time and space in order to think about what happened.  Unfortunately, the decision to take to the road for an emotional escape may have terrible consequences for the driver and other people on the road. Most people are aware of the dangers of driving while distracted, but few people think about extreme [...]

September 1st, 2019|

Why Truck Accidents Are Unique

Commercial trucks are larger and weigh much more than passenger cars.  This size and weight difference makes people traveling in smaller vehicles more vulnerable to serious injury or even death when colliding with a truck or other commercial vehicle. Truck accidents are more complicated than ordinary auto accidents, experienced Louisville truck accident attorneys explain. Here’s why. Contact us for help with your financial recovery after truck accidents. Truck accidents are much more complicated than ordinary auto accidents.  Trucking accidents may involve multiple companies and individuals that be responsible for injuries or death caused by trucking negligence.  The experienced Louisville truck accident [...]

July 10th, 2019|

18% of Kentucky Drivers Are Uninsured, Insurance Research Council Says

An experienced Louisville car accident attorney takes a closer look at the rates of uninsured drivers in the state, as well as options for recovery after being in an accident with an uninsured driver. According to a recent report from the Insurance Research Council (IRC), about 18 percent of all motorists in Kentucky are uninsured. This is more than 1 in every 6 drivers – and it beats the national average of 1 in every 7 motorists being uninsured. What this means is that every time you hit the road in Kentucky, there’s a pretty good chance that, if you [...]

June 21st, 2019|