Category: Kentucky Driving

How To Deal With Busier Roads This Thanksgiving

If you felt that Kentucky roads were busy and congested last year, then get ready because this year is predicted to be even busier! According to AAA Travel, 46.9 million Americans will take to the roads to drive from their home during this Thanksgiving holiday. This is a 0.6% increase from the number of travelers … Continued


Category: Kentucky Driving
Published: 11/25/15

Gas Prices Lowest Since 2008 In Kentucky

Thanksgiving is here! To make this Thanksgiving even more special, gas prices are set to be the lowest since 2008. If you paid around $2.07 for a gallon of gasoline in Kentucky in 2014, expect to pay less than that this year. The average gas price around the Louisville area is $1.92 per gallon. However, … Continued


Category: Kentucky Driving
Published: 11/25/15

Dealing With Aggressive Drivers On Kentucky Roads

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), aggressive driving accounts for approximately one-third of Kentucky’s collisions. Last October, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) ran a campaign called Operation Remove Aggressive, Impaired and Distracted Drivers from Kentucky Roadways (R.A.I.D.). This campaign was unique in that the operational plan was based on crash activity in … Continued


Category: Kentucky Driving
Published: 11/23/15

Road Collisions: Crash vs. Accident

Which term is more appropriate to use, crash or accident? Have you ever been confused with these two words? Some tend to use these terms interchangeably, but should you? Related: Vehicle Crashes Are The Leading Cause Of Injury, Death In U.S. NHTSA: Crash versus accident campaign In a campaign launched by the National Highway Traffic … Continued


Category: Kentucky Driving
Published: 11/12/15

Kentucky Traffic Deaths Are On The Rise In 2015

The lower gas prices and better weather has allowed more people to travel. While traveling is great, it has also increased the number of traffic deaths in Kentucky. Both gas prices and weather combined with other factors like not wearing seat belts and distracted driving have caused the traffic deaths to significantly rise this year. … Continued


Category: Kentucky Driving
Published: 10/30/15

Louisville Teams Up With Waze To Improve City Traffic

Avoid terrible traffic jams in Metro Louisville with the help of Waze, a community-based traffic and navigation app. In September 2015, Mayor Greg Fischer, the Office of Performance Improvement and the Public Works Department announced that Louisville was named the fifth city in the U.S. to develop a partnership with Waze. Metro Louisville has teamed … Continued


Category: Kentucky Driving
Published: 10/23/15

October Marks The Seasonal Jump In Deer Activity

Brace yourselves! October is here, and it’s the start of the annual three-month increase of deer collisions in Kentucky. This is the time of year when the likelihood of encountering a deer on the road increases dramatically. In 2014, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) reported a total of 3,092 deer collisions, which resulted to 62 … Continued


Category: Kentucky Driving
Published: 10/09/15

School Bus Safety Tips: What To Teach Our Children

In the United States, 23 million students take the bus back and forth to school daily. However, is taking a bus still safe for students? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), school buses are the safest mode of transportation for children traveling to or from school. Students are also 50 times more … Continued


Category: Kentucky Driving
Published: 10/07/15

Always Buckle Up, It Can Save Your Life

In Kentucky, drivers and passengers can be cited and fined for not wearing their seat belt. Since the primary seat belt law was passed, Kentucky’s seat belt usage rate rose to 86.1% in 2014 from 67.2% in 2006. This is quite an accomplishment for all Kentucky drivers since the national average rate is 87%. Related: … Continued


Category: Kentucky Driving
Published: 09/18/15

Cars Issuing Report Cards For Teen Driving Habits

Report cards aren’t exclusive to schools anymore. Soon, cars will be issuing report cards, too. Start-ups and global car manufacturers have introduced services that will allow parents to see and restrict the driving behavior of their young drivers. Related: Tips To Lower Insurance Costs For Young Drivers Driving report cards In a report published by … Continued


Category: Kentucky Driving
Published: 09/14/15