What Happens If a Student Driver Hits Me?

Many student drivers are on the road, and we all remember how nervous we were when we first got behind the wheel. Student drivers make many mistakes, but driving schools help to ease some of that inexperience. Knowing you have someone in the passenger seat who can take over at a moment’s notice is a…

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Nationwide Traffic Fatalities Drop for the First Time Since 2020

For the first time since the early days of the pandemic, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports the first decline in motor vehicle crash fatalities. This positive news comes after consistent quarterly increases in traffic deaths since 2020. However, people continue to die in preventable car and truck accidents every day, and –…

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Are Ridesharing Services Really Reducing Drunk Driving Accidents?

Numerous fatal traffic accidents in the U.S. involve drunk drivers, and there’s no conclusive evidence proving that ridesharing reduces drunk driving. However, recent research seems to support the notion that rideshare services like Uber and Lyft help to reduce motor vehicle accidents and the subsequent injuries related to impaired driving. Christopher Morrison, an assistant professor…

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Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Transportation Accidents?

Even with the drops in traffic and driving stemming from the global pandemic, statistics show transportation accidents were still the primary event for fatal work-related accidents in 2020. When many workers consider filing workers’ compensation for injuries at the workplace, they do not consider the injuries they suffer from transportation-related accidents. However, workers who drive…

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month Is Over, But Danger Still Exists

While distracted driving awareness month has come and gone, this does not mean that distracted driving is no longer an issue. It is still critical to reduce distracted driving year-round and not just during one month. Distracted driving leads to grave dangers, including serious car accidents. Pennsylvania State Police issued 3,400 citations for distracted driving…

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In A Car Crash in a Work Vehicle; What Happens Next?

Accidents — something we all may experience at least once in our life whether it’s a fender bender or a major collision. Car accidents become even more complicated if they occur while you are driving a company vehicle. While there are benefits of driving a company car, such as mileage and wear and tear not…

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Three Things to Do after a Semi-Truck Accident

Being involved in a vehicle accident can be a frightening time for anyone, especially if the accident involves a truck. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation estimates that of 7,000 heavy truck crashes that occur each year, roughly 140 of them are fatal. No matter the type of truck, whether it be a tractor-trailer, flatbed or…

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5 Steps to Take When You Are Hit By a Drunk Driver

According to PennDOT, an average of 21 alcohol-related crashes occurred daily in 2020. Nearly three-fourths of those crashes resulted in injury or death. While the number of DUI accidents has decreased in the past five years, drunk driving remains a serious problem in Pennsylvania, particularly during summer holidays. Last year during the Independence Day weekend,…

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Motorcycle Safety Tips

Riding a motorcycle can be a liberating and joyous experience, whether you are going out for a cruise, commuting or going on a road trip. Motorcycles offer a sense of freedom unlike any other vehicle, but they also leave riders exposed and more prone to injuries in accidents. In fact, motorcycle riders are 30 times…

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