According to the National Safety Council, nearly nine million people are hospitalized with serious injuries after slips and falls every year.
As the new school year starts, students and parents alike are preparing. But one thing that parents might not be ready for is their newly certified teen driver getting themselves to school.
In Kentucky, more than 100,000 people own motorcycles. That means that in the summer months, thousands of motorcyclists take to the roads along with other drivers.
For many people clicking their seat belt into place when traveling in the car is automatic.
There is an average of more than 130,000 traffic crashes on Kentucky roads every year. Many of these crashes leave families facing severe injuries that disrupt their entire lives. Here is a look at some of the most common injuries that can result from a car accident.
In late December, six people were injured in a crash on US 127 near Peaks Mill Road in Franklin County after one car hydroplaned and struck another.
For centuries, people could not sue the government for actions the government took that harmed them. It was part of English common law that carried over to the United States.
If you're facing drunk driving charges or if you've been injured by a drunk driver, you're not alone: The number of crashes in Kentucky in which alcohol was involved has averaged about 4,400 per year for the past several years, according to new research.
Rollover accidents cause serious injuries and often result in fatalities. Vehicle rollovers happen in about 3 percent of car crashes, but they yield 30 percent of all accident deaths. Rollovers can happen instantly, with little warning, but an understanding of why they happen and ways to lessen the chances of being injured in one might help you stay safer.
Hazards abound on the roadway. There’s road construction, weather conditions, debris, potholes and more to deal with every time you get in the car. In addition to contending with those, of course, you also have to pay attention to other drivers, obey the rules of the road watch your speed, and drive defensively.