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3 Mini Road Trips - and How to Stay Safe During Them

Road trips are as American as apple pie. Many people have made history on road trips, like Jack Kerouac in his famous book, On the Road. If you've always wanted to share this quintessentially American experience, but you don't have much time to spare, consider taking one of these 3 mini road trips to experience the freedom of the open road.

1 Simple Rule to Safe Summer Driving

Most people have taken a driver's education class of some kind. Whether it's prior to getting a driver's license or after getting a ticket, driving classes offer a wealth of information on how to drive safely and defensively to avoid accidents. These can include things like how much distance you should leave between you and the vehicle in front of you to tips for appropriately navigating through roundabouts to how to drive in adverse weather conditions.

Is Social Media Affecting Your Driving?

Distracted driving has become a well-known issue in recent years. The ubiquity of smartphones has made it so that drivers all over have their eyes glued to screens rather than on the road. You might think that distracted driving, while not a good idea, is nowhere near as bad as drunk driving. In fact, distracted driving may be worse. Studies show that using your phone while driving slows your reaction time by over three times as much as being drunk. The key to much of this distraction seems to be social media.

Crash response causes new collision on Kentucky road

Safe roads depend on mutual trust and respect between drivers, as well as the officers and support services that maintain order and function. Police and emergency services often take exceptional risk when responding to motor vehicle accidents; unfortunately, this haste can turn deadly just as distraction or reckless driving can on the road.

How to spot a drunk driver in Kentucky

Drunk driving is a problem that millions of people face each year across the country. One drunk driver impacts everyone on the road around them and even pedestrians walking on the sidewalks. Law enforcement officials do their best to curb this issue, but the problem still exists. Here's how you can spot a drunk driver in Kentucky.

How do I spot a distracted driver?

One of the most alarming epidemics in the country right now is distracted driving. It is causing thousands of accidents per day and leaving families torn apart due to tragic injuries and even death. Distracted driving has gotten increasingly worse as mobile phones have evolved over the years. Here's how you can spot a distracted driver on the roads of Kentucky.

Guidelines Your Children Should Follow To Remain Safe on the Road

As a parent, one of your responsibilities is to guide your child in the right direction. So, whether it's left or right on the roadway, the following tips should be shared with your son or daughter in order to ensure their well-being while driving.

Five Measures Drivers Can Take to Promote Vehicular Safety

You are probably familiar with the clever line from a famous late comedian, "Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?" We wish to help you avoid being identified as either one of those two. Driving with safety in mind can drastically reduce your risk of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Every time you get behind the wheel please remember the five safety measures outlined below to ensure safe arrival to your destination.

4 Signs You Need a Lawyer

Accidents are unfortunately a part of life. They happen to the best of us, even when we are trying to be careful. If you have been involved in an accident that has left you injured, you will want to receive compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering and lost wages if you have to miss time at work. It means filing a personal injury claim, which means you will need legal representation. Here are four signs that you need a lawyer.

4 Little Known Ways to Prevent an Auto Accident

We hear reports of car accidents on a daily basis. These can range from minor collisions to fatal occurrences. While certain factors, like driving at the proper speed, abstaining from drugs and alcohol and getting proper rest are widely-known ways to avoid an auto accident, there are other things you can prevent one that you might not know about.

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