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Avoid an Accident and Injuries with Safer Towing and Trailering

Key Points of This Article: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports over 50,000 accidents every year related to towing, with the majority being preventable. Safe towing involves the mix of many components: the driver, tow vehicle, and trailer, or an extra load. Each of these contributes to how safe the towing experience and safety of [...]

Kentucky Work Zone Crash Injuries & Accident Risks

Key Points of This Article: Road work equipment and workers, speeding drivers, and narrow and barrel-lined highway lanes are all known to cause an increase in traffic accidents each summer. Kentucky motorists should cautiously drive within the posted and reduced speed limits, and maintain a safe following distance to avoid the most common work zone [...]

The Dangerous Trend in Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths

Key Points of This Article: The number of pedestrians and cyclists who have been killed by motor vehicles has continued to quickly rise in recent years. In 2019, pedestrian deaths reached the highest level in nearly three decades, according to new estimates by the Governors Highway Safety Association. A cyclist or pedestrian’s chances of dying increase [...]

How To Help Your Teen Become A Better Driver

Key Points of This Article: The risk for fatal teen crashes increases by 17% during the summer months for young, inexperienced drivers. Nationwide, seven people died each day in teen-related summertime crashes from 2008 to 2018. Parents remain the best line of defense to keep everyone safe behind the wheel by educating teens on the [...]

Ten Social Security Disability Questions Answered

Key Points of This Article: The Social Security Administration is currently paying an average monthly disability payment of about $1,258 to disabled workers. Benefits may be collected after an individual has been diagnosed with a physical or mental condition that affects their ability to work and has lasted or is expected to continue at least [...]

9 Trends In Social Security Disability To Watch For

https://youtu.be/xyKxlcn0eh4 Key Points of This Article: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program that provides monthly payments to disabled workers who have paid into the Social Security system through employment. After a period of substantial growth, disability prevalence rates under the SSDI program have been in decline. Trends related to economics and [...]

Does Your Medical Condition Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Key Points of This Article: When diagnosed with a physical or mental impairment, and unable to work, Social Security will review several factors before approving disability benefits. Your credibility may be jeopardized if you’re filing for benefits and don’t seek treatment for your impairment or have the proper documentation to support the criteria needed to [...]

Apply For Social Security Disability Benefits In Kentucky

Key Points of This Article: Roughly 10.5 million people receive disability benefits from Social Security, and an additional 8 million receive disability benefits from Supplemental Security Income. As of April 10, 2020, several workflow disruptions were announced related to the coronavirus pandemic that may impact how local SSA offices are operating and changes in scheduled [...]

Side-Impact Crash Accident Concerns May Align with Faulted Car Seats

Key Points of This Article: Depending on their age, most motor vehicle accident injuries among U.S. children can be prevented with the proper use of a safely made and responsibly marketed car seat or booster seat. Evenflo created and marketed the “Big Kid” Booster Seat in 2012 for children who had outgrown a forward-facing seat [...]

Kentucky Counties Where Motorcycle Accidents Occur Most Often

Key Points of This Article: There are an estimated 122,360 motorcycles registered in Kentucky each year. According to Kentucky State Police, motorcyclists represent nearly 8% of the state’s fatal accidents. Jefferson, Fayette, Boone, Hardin, Warren, Kenton, and Daviess Counties have some of the highest numbers of motorcycle accidents in Kentucky. The top contributing factors for [...]