There’s no doubt that Kentucky lawmakers have been busy. With Republicans having control over both legislative changes, a variety of new bills have been passed. Now that we are halfway through the year, many of these new laws will take effect in the coming months. If you’re concerned about these changes affecting your personal injury case, contact Daryl T. Dixon Law today.
In March, House Bill 33 was passed in an attempt to increase roadway safety for bicyclists and motor vehicles after 15 people were killed in cycling accidents over a 24 month period. Drivers must keep at least three feet away from a bicyclist when passing. If that much space is not available, they must use their judgment and proceed cautiously when passing.