Kentucky is in our hearts, not just in our name. That’s why it’s important to us to help you navigate life’s mishaps. Welcome to Life’s Blueprints, a blog by Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance. Here, you’ll find information that will help keep you and your loved ones safe and savvy – whether you’re on the road or in your old Kentucky home.
Each year, there are thousands of collisions and hundreds of lives lost on Kentucky’s roadways. Tragically, many of these crashes could have been avoided. When you’re behind the wheel, please do your part to keep Kentucky safe.
In 2019, 52 children across the United States died from heatstroke in unattended cars.
Did you know that May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month? Motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die in an accident than occupants of cars, and 6 times more likely to be injured, according to NHTSA.
When it comes to the motorist-cyclist relationship, remember that it’s a two-way street! A mutual respect between drivers and bicyclists must exist for each type of traveler to arrive at their destination safely.
The auto industry has taken notice of distracted driving. Some tools have already been invented to curb the effects, while other technologies are quickly developing from budding ideas to larger-than-life innovations.
Early examples of distracted driving studies go back as far as 1963, when scientist John Senders took to the roads blindfolded – all in the name of research.