When Kentucky's law enforcement officers engage in a high-speed pursuit, the safety of those in the chase's path is at risk. Because of the hazards associated with high-speed police chases, police departments must follow various protocols when deciding to engage in pursuit. There are various rules in place to help ensure these chases do not take place unless they are necessary.
As the baby boomer generation grows older, our nation’s population as a whole becomes older as well. With this, a larger percentage of drivers on the road in Kentucky and elsewhere will be over the age of 65. Over the past 10 years the number of older licensed drivers has increased by 21 percent.