Drunk Driving Kills

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 59 people were killed in drunk-driving crashes over the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day holiday period. 38% of those drivers killed in crashes had a blood alcohol limit higher than .08, and three-quarters of those were at least double that. While many holidays often have celebrations that […]

What to Do After a Wreck

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No one plans for what to do when they’re in a wreck and often times feel frazzled in the moments following a collision, but the process is simple if you remember these steps. First things first, call the police. Even if the accident doesn’t seem bad the police will record all the necessary information needed […]

Spinal Cord Injury

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Spinal cord injuries may result from damage to the vertebrae, ligaments or disks of the spinal column or to the spinal cord itself. A traumatic spinal cord injury may stem from a sudden, traumatic blow to your spine that fractures, dislocates, crushes or compresses one or more of your vertebrae. Car accidents are the most common […]

Study: Young Drivers with ADHD More Likely to Crash

By Jim Edward Adolescent drivers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a 36 percent higher crash risk than other newly licensed teens. Although elevated, this risk is far lower than previous reports of being four times higher. This is the first large-scale study, recently published in JAMA Pediatrics, to provide detailed information on crash risk […]

Dos and Don’ts After A Car Accident

DO Call the police to the scene of the accident. Take pictures of damage to your vehicle, the accident scene and your injuries. Exchange information with everyone who’s at the scene (names, contact, insurance, license number, etc.). Talk to any witnesses, including any passengers, and document their names, addresses and phone numbers. Pay attention to, […]

Car Won’t Start? In the Future, Your Blood Alcohol Level Could Be to Blame

By Eric Chaffin The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is fed up with drunk driving. The agency wants to do more to prevent drunk drivers from causing highway accidents. With over 10,000 people killed every year, they are pushing for the development and implementation of “Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS),” safety technology […]

Car Insurance Should Not Be Taken Lightly

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By Bryan Silver A few years back, GEICO ran a rather humorous TV commercial that put forth a rather caustic commentary—that the only people not aware of GEICO’s ability to save a fairly specific amount of money on car insurance must be living under a rock (Try typing “GEICO” and “rock” into your favorite search […]

Pokémon GO: A ‘No-Go’ for Drivers

By now you’ve probably heard about Pokémon GO, the hottest mobile app game worldwide since it’s release just a few weeks ago. From young children to teenagers and even nostalgic young adults, people everywhere are transfixed on their phone screen, determined to catch as many Pokémon as possible during their daily routines. The virtual reality aspect of […]

But My Agent Told Me I Had Full Coverage

Kentucky law (MVRA) requires $10,000 in medical/wage loss coverage for yourself regardless of fault (PIP); $25,000 in liability coverage; and $25,000 in uninsured motorist coverage for individuals. For just slightly more, you can get added PIP benefits of $30,000; 50,000 liability coverage; $50,000 in uninsured coverage and $50,000 in under-insured coverage (coverage for when the […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid While Driving in the Snow

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While we all understand the many hazards that snow and ice can cause a driver, too often we make the mistake of treating snowy days as “just another day”. This overconfident mindset can lead to poor driving habits and a disregard for winter weather conditions as a safety threat entirely. So we want to challenge […]