June 2014 Archives

Kentucky teen driving fatalities among worst in the country

Getting your first driver's license is a huge deal. It's a rite of passage for most American teens. It's a symbol of freedom and independence from one's parents and it offers a chance to leave the nest for the first time. Unfortunately, many teens are not ready for the responsibility that comes with operating a motor vehicle. It's a new skill with a steep learning curve and severe penalties for failure.

New program aims to curb teen drunk driving

Getting your first license is a major milestone in life. As a teen, you’ve been yoked to your parents for your entire life and so a license becomes a symbol of freedom and independence. Driving test day is almost a rite of passage that signals a teen’s first step into the adult world. Unfortunately, many teens are not ready for this next step and car accidents can often happen as a result.

Kentucky motorcyclist killed in accident

As the weather warms up all over the great state of Kentucky, motorcyclists are dusting off their motorcycles and hitting the roads again. And who can blame them? The Bluegrass State has some of the best scenery in the nation, and seeing it all from a motorcycle is an incredible way to experience that beauty. But that wonderful sense of freedom you get on a motorcycle comes with some inherent dangers.

Kentucky hit-and-run accident still haunts victim's family

Out of all motor vehicle accidents, perhaps the most heartbreaking is the hit-and-run. It's difficult for families to lose a loved one in a car crash due to the negligence of another driver, but it's even harder when they don't know who did it. Families want answers to help them find closure, but sometimes with hit-and-runs, there are none to be found.

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