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Predicted Distracted Driving Risk

Anyone out on the road at any time is at risk of having an accident involving a distracted driver. Even if you do not use your cellphone while driving, that does not mean other behaviors behind the wheel will not put you at risk. If you engage in any of these practices while driving, you […]

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The Dangers of Winter Slip and Fall Accidents

Several factors combine to form a perfect storm of conditions for slip and fall accidents in the winter season. Some of these conditions, examined in greater detail, include the following: Inclement Weather Slick and icy roads can make it harder for a driver to avoid a collision with a pedestrian. Sleet puddles and ice patches […]

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Simulated Accidents Teach Lessons

For some time, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol has been a significant cause of car accidents. Today, distracted driving, which includes anything that takes your attention away from the road, is on the rise. Talking or texting on the phone, eating, adjusting music controls, and using a navigation system can distract a […]

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Avoiding Work-Zone Related Accidents

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) states that there is a work-zone related car accident every five minutes throughout the nation. In fact, work-zones are listed among the most common element in fatal car accidents. The usual flow of traffic is interrupted by lane closures, shifting lanes, warning signs, lights, barrels, flags, vehicles, and […]

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Speed Cameras in Pennsylvania Work Zones

To curb the increasing number of fatalities occurring on highway work zones statewide, Pennsylvania lawmakers are proposing speed camera installation. Both the House and Senate have versions of the same bill aimed at reducing speeding through work zones. Each year, thousands of serious injuries and nearly two dozen fatalities occur in work zones along Pennsylvania […]

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Improving Roadway Design Can Reduce Accidents

Unsafe roadways, combined with driver error, are the cause of many motor vehicle accidents. The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) provides recommendations to local and state government agencies on how to improve roads to decrease accidents. The FHA recommendations include: Rumble strips: These strips, installed on center lines and shoulders, warn drivers with a vibration when […]

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The Dangers of Wet Leaves This Season

The beauty of nature can be awe-inspiring, especially during the fall season. The falling leaves create a beautiful wonderland in hues of purple, red, gold, and yellow. However, when those stunning leaves aren’t properly managed, it can result in a slippery surface on sidewalks, driveways, and pathways. While you are admiring the beauty of those […]

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Fleetworthy Solutions

Although the commercial truck industry has been making efforts to improve road safety, fatalities have continued to steadily increase where truck accidents are concerned, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Crashes involving large commercial vehicles are on the rise, with the fatality toll amounting to over 4,300 in 2016. Stricter regulations can […]

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Fall Motorcycle Safety

There is nothing a motorcyclist loves more than going on a leisurely ride during pleasant weather. Summertime is perfect for motorcycles, but fall has perks of its own. Motorcyclists enjoy the colorful scenery as they breathe in the cool, crisp air. Whether it is the summertime or fall, motorcyclists must keep one thing in mind. […]

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Statute of Limitations for Slip and Fall Cases

It can happen anywhere – you are walking along at a reasonable pace, minding your own business, when you suddenly slip and fall. You may not injure yourself at all – or you could wind up with a significant injury that will require medical care, therapy, and more. You may even be disabled by your […]

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