Millions of Americans suffer concussions every year. Depending on the severity of the concussion and whether the person has suffered one in the past, symptoms can linger for days, weeks or months. A recent study by the University of Georgia (UGA) shows that even after a driver no longer feels the effects of a concussion, […]

The large trucks we share the road with are getting much bigger, one industry at a time. This is despite the evidence that larger trucks take a greater toll on infrastructure and potentially place drivers in greater danger. Kentucky lawmakers have passed measures that allow certain businesses to put trucks exceeding 80,000 pounds on state […]

Smartphones are a hazard to drivers, but they could potentially save many lives. Distracted driving is a leading cause of vehicle accidents in Kentucky, and smartphones can be a major distraction. But smartphones may also be a tool to help keep drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel, according to a recent article in the […]

January has been designated Teen Driver Awareness Month in the hopes of calling attention to the dangers that driving poses to their young lives. Simple driving mistakes can cause injuries and deaths, and without experience it’s easier to make those mistakes. The Kentucky State Police provides these estimates for 2015: 63 teenage drivers were killed. […]

As winter approaches, we lose more daylight. Less of that light means more danger on the roads, especially around dusk when it’s more difficult to see. As the light changes, drivers and pedestrians in Kentucky have a tougher time seeing, making it easier to make mistakes that can lead to vehicle accidents, serious injuries and […]

Concussions are very common, but that doesn’t mean they should be taken lightly. Depending on the severity a concussion can have serious, life-long effects. If you think you’ve suffered a concussion, you should seek medical attention not only to help you now but to possibly help you cope with future health problems. The brain is […]

Semi-trucks are now banned from traveling on state Ky. 151 due to action by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, according to the Lexington Herald Leader. Though this area will see fewer dangerous trucks they simply will go elsewhere to reach their destinations. This is an example of pressure being put upon state officials due to citizen […]

It’s relatively rare that a vehicle accident is caused by someone driving the wrong way on a Kentucky road, but when these types of incidents happen, the results are far more likely to result in fatalities compared to other types of accidents. There could be a number of reasons why a driver is in the […]

There are tens of thousands of openings for commercial truck drivers. America loves shopping on the internet, the economy is improving and there’s a high turnover rate for drivers. Trucking companies are eager to fill openings, offering bonuses to keep drivers behind the wheel and to recruit new ones. That may result in veteran drivers […]

Do you think commercial trucks drive too fast on Kentucky’s highways? The federal government is proposing that engines of trucks and buses weighing more than 26,000 pounds and manufactured after the regulation goes into effect  must have electronic devices limiting how fast they can go. While most of these vehicles already have limiters or governors, […]