Kentucky motorists who share the road with trucks and other commercial vehicles may benefit from research into ways to fight driver fatigue. Occurrences of truckers violating laws prohibiting them from driving while fatigued have dropped since 2011. Nonetheless, experts say that the trucking industry would be better served by regulations that clarify what it means to be fatigued and specify how law enforcement should deal with tired commercial operators.
A man was indicted by a Kentucky grand jury on Feb. 24 for a fatal hit-and-run accident that happened on Christmas Eve in 2015. The accident happened in Wolfe County along KY 191.