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What are the Common Causes of Kentucky Truck Accidents?

A wide variety of factors lead to truck accidents in Kentucky, but the most common causes are as follows.  Distracted Driving  Driving long strenuous hours can take a toll on truck drivers, making it very easy for distractions to take their attention off the road. Typical forms of distractions include: Texting or talking on...
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Kentucky Drunk Driving Statistics

Alcohol is a leading cause of car accidents and traffic fatalities in Kentucky.  From 2019 to 2020, crash fatalities involving alcohol went up a shocking 38 percent, while the national average rose 14.3 percent.  2020 Drunk Driving Data A total of 4,978 collisions involved alcohol, making it the leading contributing factor in 14.2% of...
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When Are You Most Likely to Get in a Car Accident in Kentucky?

Car accidents are an everyday occurrence in Kentucky, with close to 120,000 reported in 2020. As a result, it is critical to know when, where, and why these collisions occur. According to the most recent complete accident statistics reported by the Kentucky Transportation Center at the University of Kentucky for 2020, Kentucky accidents occurred...
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Compensation for Injuries After an Accident

If you are involved in an injury accident, you may be entitled to compensation for the harm done to you. The law protects you from being  injured by someone else’s carelessness. If you were hurt in an accident that was not your fault, you may be able to get compensation for your injuries. I...
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What You Need to Know About Kentucky’s 2022 Highway Safety Plan

If you are riding on the roads of Kentucky, you might not know of some of the changes that have taken place through the Commonwealth of Kentucky Highway Safety Plan. In this brief article we’ll explore some of these important changes, and how they might impact your experience on the roads. If you have...
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Kentucky Motorcycle Laws, Licensing and Insurance

On a motorcycle is a great way to get around and see our state's beautiful landscape, from the mountains of Eastern Kentucky to the Land Between the Lakes in Western Kentucky. If you are one of the thousands of people who prefer to get around Kentucky by motorcycle, you need to know Kentucky motorcycle...
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Motorcycle Safety in Kentucky

Riding a motorcycle can be an exciting experience, but it can also be risky if not riding safely. Due to the smaller profile of motorcycles, they can be more easily overlooked on our roads and end up in an accident due to another driver's fault. This means motorcycle safety in Kentucky actually can be...
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Shoulder Pain After a Car Accident: Injuries, Signs, and What to Do

Shoulder pain after a car accident can be caused by a variety of injuries, including whiplash, soft tissue damage, and broken bones. Symptoms of a shoulder injury include pain, limited range of motion, and instability in the shoulder joint. You should never ignore shoulder pain after a crash. When left untreated, accident-induced shoulder pain...
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Common Car Accident Injuries and Identifying Their Symptoms

Common car accident injuries include soft tissue damage like sprains, strains, and whiplash, plus bruises and broken bones. Traumatic brain injuries such as concussions are also common. It’s important to acknowledge any injury symptoms after a car crash and visit a doctor immediately. Do you think you can sleep off the ache and pains...
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Causes of Muscle Pain After Car Accidents | What to Do Next

If you’ve recently been involved in a car accident, it is normal to experience muscle pain. The blunt force of an accident can damage nearly every structure in your body, especially soft tissues like muscles. During an accident, the fibers that make up your tissue can be stretched, torn, or injured. Car accident muscle...
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