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Women Remain At Higher Risk Of Serious Car Accident Injury

Key Points of This Article: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released new data showing that women are much more likely, by nearly 75%, to be injured more severely if involved in a car accident. Kentucky State Police reported in 2019 that women are at greater risk than men for being seriously injured in [...]

How To Use Kentucky Roundabouts & Avoid Intersection Accidents

Key Points of This Article: Where roundabouts have been installed, motor vehicle crashes have declined by about 40%, and those involving injuries have been reduced by about 80%, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Modern roundabouts throughout Kentucky have been shown to increase traffic capacity through intersections by 30 – 50% while reducing congestion and [...]

Kentucky Flood Waters and Dangerous Drivers

Key Points of This Article: Never underestimate the force rain and melting snow, the threat of flash flooding, and river flooding can have on safe travel. Flash floods are the No. 1 cause of storm-related deaths in Kentucky and can be an added problem behind irresponsible driving and rain-related accidents. Drivers should avoid any flooded [...]

Can I Get Social Security For My Car Accident Brain Injury?

Key Points of This Article: More than 5.3 million children and adults in the United States live with a permanent brain injury-related disability. Car accidents contribute to about 14% of the traumatic brain injury cases across America each year. For accident victims who are no longer able to work due to severe and long-lasting psychological [...]

What To Say When A Car Insurance Company Calls You

Key Points of This Article: Most accident victims don’t know how insurance works and are unsure how to talk with them when prompted to give for personal information from another person’s provider. Everything that happens within initial conversations between you and another person’s insurance company can be used to deny your claims and drop your [...]

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Six Rules To Follow After An Owensboro Car Accident

Key Points of This Article: Being injured in a car accident can impact an individual's ability to work, take care of their family, and pay bills. After a car accident occurs, it's imperative to file a report with the police, collect all the evidence available, and seek appropriate emergency medical treatment and follow-up with a [...]

Kentucky Accident Reports for Winter Weather Wrecks

Key Points of This Article Western Kentucky communities battled scattered snow showers and a mix of below-freezing temperatures as the New Year rushed in, triggering several winter weather advisories and car accidents. Motorists are urged to drive with caution as temperatures stay below freezing and should watch out for slick areas in unexpected places. Buckle [...]

Sobering Tips For Kentucky Drivers Celebrating The Holidays

Key Points of This Article Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes, which make up more than one-third of holiday-related fatal crashes. From 2010 to 2018, there were 2,485 fatalities caused by drunken driving on Thanksgiving and Christmas — 37% of the total number of holiday deaths. Kentucky state law [...]

15 Ways to Prep for Winter Travel in Kentucky

Key Points of This Article On average, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports nearly 6,000 people are killed, and over 445,000 people are injured in weather-related crashes each year. Western Kentucky drivers are bracing for cooler weather and freezing temps that can produce slick rain, blinding fog, and unexpected slippery road conditions caused by [...]

How To Prevent Halloween-Related Injuries in 2020

Key Points of This Article: Many Kentucky communities have decided Halloween trick-or-treating is still a go in 2020 for those who feel comfortable participating. Children are more than twice as likely to be injured in a pedestrian accident on Halloween than on any other day or night throughout the year. The riskiest time for young [...]