Each day, countless Kentucky residents head out on foot for one reason or another. These individuals may do so as they travel to their jobs, school, the store, or simply for recreation. While many of them return home unscathed, some do not.
Many of the incidents that leave pedestrians injured can be blamed on motorists not having a clear understanding of how to keep walkers safe.
There are pedestrian right-of-way laws that aim to protect those people who walk from getting hurt. Not all motorists (and even some pedestrians) know about their obligations on this end—knowledge that could save lives. Let’s delve a bit deeper into the dangers that walkers face and pedestrian right-of-way laws in Kentucky that exist to protect them.