The top three reasons truck accidents occur

Many people are entertained when they see dangerous stunts performed on television. People are often portrayed as living on the edge. When it comes to highway safety, though, Kentucky residents know that pushing it to the edge leads to disastrous consequences. Here are the top three reasons why truck crashes happen. It has been estimated […]

German automaker agrees to $13 million payout over recall issues

Few consumer goods are as safety-critical as the motor vehicles people use for transportation. A car with defective components, particularly when the defects are in safety restraints or critical systems for the vehicle’s function (like brakes) puts drivers and passengers at unnecessary risk. There have been multiple, massive recalls in recent years stemming from single […]

How truck drivers can avoid jackknife situations

Some people believe that jackknifing is inevitable in dangerous situations, like when braking hard. Nevertheless, steps can be taken to prevent jackknifing among 18 wheelers and trucks that are pulling boats, trailers and other loads. Kentucky residents should become familiar with these steps in order to avoid accidents. The best way to prevent a jackknifing […]

The top reasons behind truck accidents in Kentucky

When an accident occurs involving a commercial vehicle and a passenger vehicle, those in the passenger vehicle are more likely to get hurt. Therefore, it’s important for all drivers to understand why large vehicles get into accidents. In some cases, wrecks occur because the truck is not properly maintained. This could result in worn brake […]

Massive raw chicken recall and the dangers lurking at the store

There are many rules about how to properly handle uncooked poultry that people should follow in both their home kitchens and in restaurants to prevent food-borne illnesses. To keep people safe, poultry must come from inspected processing plants. Refrigeration or freezing of uncooked chicken is necessary to prevent bacterial growth. Timely cooking to an appropriate […]

Truck accidents occurring with more frequency

In 2017, 4,102 people died in crashes involving large trucks on roads in Kentucky and throughout America, and this was a 29% increase since 2009. According to government data, 68% of those who died were occupants of passenger vehicles while another 14% were either pedestrians or people on motorcycles. The number of fatal accidents involving […]

NHTSA reports slight drop in traffic deaths

Traffic accident fatalities in Kentucky and around the country that have surged in recent years dropped slightly in 2018 according to a recently released report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA figures indicate that road deaths were down by 2.4% in 2018 and are on track to fall by 3.4% in 2019. The […]

Are you familiar with these commonly misdiagnosed conditions?

Imagine a situation in which you visit your doctor to discuss what you consider to be a serious medical concern. If you hear that it’s nothing major, you’re sure to walk out of the office feeling better about yourself. Unfortunately, just because your doctor says you don’t have a major ailment or illness doesn’t make […]

Trucker fatigue and the ELD rule

Even if they have never been involved in an accident, people who live in Kentucky know that motor vehicle accidents can and do happen on a rather regular basis. While a good number of accidents may not cause serious harm to any people, other accidents change lives forever in the blink of an eye. Lifelong […]

Professional drivers and distracted driving

Commercial vehicle drivers in Kentucky spend so much time on the road that they may think nothing of multitasking behind the wheel. However, distracted driving is dangerous for both drivers and passengers, and it is important for professional drivers to minimize these distractions. Some commercial vehicle drivers may think they are not distracted if they […]