Winter Driving Tips: A Complete Guide

Although so far central Pennsylvania has had a mild winter, seasonal weather conditions are still a concern for those living in the area. To keep you safe on the road, we have compiled a complete guide of winter driving tips. Safe Winter Driving Begins Before Ignition The best way to stay safe while driving in…

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How and Why Do Pennsylvanians Crash?

From 2016 to 2020, there were over 94,000 crashes in the following midstate counties: Adams, Dauphin, Cumberland, Lancaster, York, Lebanon and Perry. Last month, PennLive.com / The Patriot-News and WGAL News 8 teamed to study how and why we crash. They reported one of the key takeaways from the data is that, “Few crashes occur…

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Don’t swerve! Better to hit a deer

 Pennsylvania ranks third in the nation for deer-related collisions, according to a 2019 report, trailing West Virginia and Montana. Last year, nearly 3,500 deer vehicle collisions occurred in Pennsylvania, with nine deaths caused by those who hit a deer. But these numbers do not include the large number of people who swerve to avoid…

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Teen Driver Insurance: Q&A with Attorney Ted Kennett

As a parent and a lawyer, Ted Kennett is often asked about teen driver insurance – from whose policy the teen should be placed on to when the teen should be added to a policy. Currently, he is hosting workshops to help individuals better understand purchasing auto insurance. Below, he shares essential information for parents…

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What to do when you’re in a car accident

The following is intended to be an example of what you should do if you find yourself involved in a car crash. You are driving home from work on your usual route, when, out of nowhere, you hear the crunching metal and the busting glass. You feel yourself spinning with no control of your vehicle.…

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Top driving mistakes: Q&A with Attorney Tim Salvatore

Personal injury and wrongful death attorney Tim Salvatore sees many clients after they have been involved in car accidents. Too often, these car accidents are preventable. Lately Tim has been thinking about the topic as he is teaching his teenagers to drive. Below are some of his thoughts on the most common driving mistakes and…

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PA Bicycle Laws: What You Need to Know to Avoid an Accident

June provides the perfect weather for cycling in Pennsylvania. With so many bike-friendly cities like Lancaster and York, bicycling is a great activity for the whole family. This year, cities across the Susquehanna Valley, like Harrisburg, are considering implementing Bike Share programs that will allow more Pennsylvanians access to the joys of cycling. However, with…

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Overcome the stress of insurance hassles

It’s tough enough when you’ve been in a car accident, or a fire destroyed your home. To complicate matters, your car insurance or home insurance company is dragging its feet in processing your claim. In waiting for your insurance payout, you’re left with a rental car or living in a motel. It’s no surprise that…

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Yes or No: Driving Maneuvers

Here are a few questions about driving maneuvers we’ve all seen or done. But is it legal: 1. To talk on your cell phone without a hands-free set-up while driving in Pennsylvania? Y N 2. To have an 11-year-old ride in the front seat with you? Y N 3. For your insurance company to pay…

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