Every weekday you get in the car and drive to work. You know a decent portion of your day is spent on the roads, so you do your best to act responsibly and safely behind the wheel. However, your fate is not entirely in your own hands. Your safety out on the roads also depends on how other drivers act.
Sometimes it seems like you cannot drive anywhere in Louisville without running into a construction zone. Driving through a construction zone without other traffic can often be a bit nerve wracking, but can it be extremely dangerous when you throw in a few hundred, or thousand, other drivers who maybe do not drive as defensively as you do.
As a new driver merging next to a semi truck was terrifying. Even as a more experienced driver it can be challenging. When 80,000 pounds come barreling down the road at you it is imperative to not lose your cool and keep yourself safe.
It seems like technology is everywhere and ever-changing. We live in a world where technology is in the palm of our hand. Technology has its advantages. Technology can offer convenience. You can easily keep in touch with people all over the world. You can quickly look something up on your phone or computer. You can buy a car with all kinds of features--from electronic windows to directions at the press of a button.
Drivers on their cellphones are likely the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words, "distracted driving." Over the years, most states have integrated laws banning or limiting the use of cellphones while driving. In Kentucky, drivers over the age of 18 are permitted to talk on their phones and use GPS while operating a vehicle, but texting is strictly prohibited.