Across Kentucky – October 1, 2015

A report with Ky State Trooper, Sergeant Brad Arterburn, who’s covered his share of auto/deer collisions, and offers a few suggestions for motorists as the height of deer movement is upon us, October through December. He talks about deer movement trends near the highway and offers a few tips for drivers if...

Oh deer! Kentucky’s peak season for deer collisions returns

Louisville, KY (September 30, 2015) – Brace yourselves, Kentucky drivers; the annual three-month increase in roadway encounters, and unfortunate collisions, with white-tailed deer is once again upon us. Deer can certainly be spotted around Kentucky any time of year, but for the next three months their...

Motorist alert: Number of slow-moving vehicles on rural roadways increases during fall harvest

Louisville, KY (September 14, 2015) – As harvest season gets underway across Kentucky, there is an increased likelihood that drivers will more frequently encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) urges motorists to slow down, stay alert and patiently...

Drivers encouraged to share the road with slow-moving vehicles as spring planting season returns

Louisville, KY (March 24, 2015) – Planting season has returned to Kentucky’s farming communities, and with that annual activity there is also an increased likelihood of drivers encountering slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) urges all motorists to slow down, stay alert...

It’s peak season for deer encounters

Kentucky’s drivers should brace themselves for the annual three-month increase in roadway encounters with the deer. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) estimates that each year white-tailed deer cause car accidents across the nation that are responsible for tens of thousands of injuries and...

Deer in the headlights, now more than usual

Louisville, KY (October 2, 2014) – To everything there is a season, and Kentucky’s drivers must once again brace themselves for the annual three-month increase in roadway encounters, and collisions, with the most dangerous animal in the United States – the white-tailed deer. The Insurance Institute for...

Motorist alert: Fall harvest increases number of slow-moving vehicles on rural roadways

Louisville, KY (September 15, 2014) – As harvest season gets underway across Kentucky, there is an increased likelihood that drivers will more frequently encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau urges motorists to slow down and share the road this fall,...

Heightened driver awareness needed as number of slow-moving vehicles on roadways increase during fall harvest

Louisville, KY (September 10, 2013) – Kentucky farmers are busy harvesting crops across the state – and that means drivers are more likely to encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau urges motorists to slow down and share the road this fall, especially as we...

Heightened driver awareness needed as number of slow-moving vehicles on roadways increases during fall harvest

Louisville, KY (September 17, 2012) – Kentucky farmers are busy harvesting crops across the state and that means drivers are more likely to encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau urges motorists to slow down and share the road this fall, especially as we...

Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2012 Farm Vehicle Regulations Reference Guide now available online

Louisville, KY (June 26, 2012) – Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) recently released its 2012 Farm Vehicle Regulations quick-reference guide and has made it available for download at kyfb.com/federation. The updated booklet is designed to help KFB’s members better understand and navigate the new statutes and...