In Kentucky, the concept of a Persistent Felony Offender (PFO) is created by Kentucky Revised Statute 532.080 which authorizes additional punishment for people who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age and have been convicted of multiple felonies within a given time period.
Kentucky uses a point system to asses traffic offense, like speeding and reckless driving. A traffic violation can result in points being assessed against a person’s license. The number of points on a person’s license can affect how much that person will pay for insurance.
Most crimes in Kentucky require a prosecutor to prove the Defendant had the correct mental state to commit the crime, which is commonly intentional, wanton, reckless, and negligent. There are crimes that do not require a mental state, those are call strict liability. Strict Liability means that if you do the required guilty act them you have completed the crime in Kentucky