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Law requires drivers to slow down in winter weather

As people in the Jeffersonville area probably realize, Indiana typically gets its fair share of snow and ice every winter. In particular, this winter has presented difficult moments for motorists in this state by dumping plenty of winter precipitation on the roads and highways.

Busy roads will be the norm for the next two weeks

After what was touted as a remarkably busy Thanksgiving travelling season, Americans are again geared up to travel to various destinations for Christmas. While Jeffersonville and the rest of Louisville's Indiana suburbs are not particular vacation hotspots, there will still be a lot of people on the road heading in a variety of different directions here in the Crossroads of America.

Jeffersonville teens, it's National Teen Driver Safety Week

With an abundance of high school and college students in and around Jeffersonville, we well know that teenagers are often not as careful as they should be when they are behind the wheel. Sometimes they are reckless and sometimes they simply are not paying enough attention to signs, weather, traffic and road conditions. Because this week is National Teen Driver Safety Week, parents, teachers, government and organizations are trying to get out the message that teens should slow down and pay attention to driving. The Governors Highway Safety Association says in a disturbing new report that teenaged drivers are 1.6 times more likely to be in motor vehicle crashes resulting in fatalities than adult drivers. 

The Dangers Of Walking While Distracted

Residents in and around the Louisville area have likely heard about the dangerous driving behavior known as distracted driving. Annually, drivers who are busy texting on cellphones, tuning the radio and talking to passengers are responsible for causing traffic accidents in which thousands of drivers and passengers are injured and killed. It turns out that it's not only drivers who are plagued by these types of distractions, as a growing number of pedestrian accidents are being attributed to pedestrians who walk down sidewalks and into streets with their eyes cast down.

After a car accident: tips for communicating with your insurance company

In the immediate wake of a traffic accident, your focus should be on tending to and recovering from your injuries. In addition to visiting the doctor to obtain a diagnosis and receive treatment for your injuries, it's also important to contact your insurance company.

Hoosier attorney advocates for car accident victims


Car accident victims may need help in many forms. First and foremost, they may need medical attention from emergency medical professionals. Additional medical care may be required, necessitating the experience of surgeons and specialists. They may require the assistance of police officers to perform an accident investigation and document the accident, as well as the help of mechanics to repair physical damage to a vehicle.

Survey reveals prevalence of road rage, negligent drivers


Hoosier drivers may be interested in a new survey released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety regarding the overwhelming prevalence of road rage throughout the country. According to a recently released survey, almost eight of every 10 drivers admit that within the last year, they have expressed aggression, anger or road rage at least once.

Kentucky Derby trainer injured in car accident

Many Kentucky residents may have enjoyed the thrill of the recent Kentucky Derby horse race, whether they watched it on television or attended the race in person. Unfortunately, however, the excitement did not end at the conclusion of the race for one trainer who was involved in a car accident that evening.

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