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How Does Pedestrian Detection In Cars Work?

As automotive technology continues to advance, pedestrian detection has become a pivotal feature in modern cars. This technology aims to mitigate the risk of pedestrian-related accidents by employing a combination of sensors, cameras, and sophisticated algorithms. If a crash is unavoidable, pedestrian crash avoidance mitigation (PCAM) systems could reduce the resulting number of injured...
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Oversized Truck Safety Tips

Driving alongside oversized trucks requires a unique set of precautions and considerations. Here are some crucial safety tips for drivers sharing the road. Maintain Visibility Be aware of the truck's blind spots—areas where the driver's view is limited. These are typically located on the sides, directly behind, and in front of the truck. If...
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Who is at Fault in a Kentucky T-Bone Accident?

A T-bone accident, also known as a side-impact collision, occurs when the front of one vehicle collides with the side of another vehicle, forming a "T" shape. These accidents can be incredibly dangerous, as the impact is usually directed towards the driver or passengers of the vehicle hit from the side. When an accident...
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Distracted Driving Awareness and Safety Tips

Distracted driving is a major cause of accidents on the road, resulting in severe injuries and loss of life. Therefore, it is essential to raise awareness of its dangers, and here are some safety tips.  What is Distracted Driving? Distracted driving is any activity that takes your attention away from safely operating a vehicle....
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What are the Common Causes of Kentucky Truck Accidents?

A wide variety of factors lead to truck accidents in Kentucky, but the most common causes are as follows.  Distracted Driving  Driving long strenuous hours can take a toll on truck drivers, making it very easy for distractions to take their attention off the road. Typical forms of distractions include: Texting or talking on...
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Kentucky Drunk Driving Statistics

Alcohol is a leading cause of car accidents and traffic fatalities in Kentucky.  From 2019 to 2020, crash fatalities involving alcohol went up a shocking 38 percent, while the national average rose 14.3 percent.  2020 Drunk Driving Data A total of 4,978 collisions involved alcohol, making it the leading contributing factor in 14.2% of...
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When Are You Most Likely to Get in a Car Accident in Kentucky?

Car accidents are an everyday occurrence in Kentucky, with close to 120,000 reported in 2020. As a result, it is critical to know when, where, and why these collisions occur. According to the most recent complete accident statistics reported by the Kentucky Transportation Center at the University of Kentucky for 2020, Kentucky accidents occurred...
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Compensation for Injuries After an Accident

If you are involved in an injury accident, you may be entitled to compensation for the harm done to you. The law protects you from being  injured by someone else’s carelessness. If you were hurt in an accident that was not your fault, you may be able to get compensation for your injuries. I...
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What You Need to Know About Kentucky’s 2022 Highway Safety Plan

If you are riding on the roads of Kentucky, you might not know of some of the changes that have taken place through the Commonwealth of Kentucky Highway Safety Plan. In this brief article we’ll explore some of these important changes, and how they might impact your experience on the roads. If you have...
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Kentucky Motorcycle Laws, Licensing and Insurance

On a motorcycle is a great way to get around and see our state's beautiful landscape, from the mountains of Eastern Kentucky to the Land Between the Lakes in Western Kentucky. If you are one of the thousands of people who prefer to get around Kentucky by motorcycle, you need to know Kentucky motorcycle...
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