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Bicycle Safety Tips

A beautiful day for a bike ride can turn into a nightmare if the cyclist and a motor vehicle collide. Cyclists have little protection from this type of impact, so the results may prove fatal or cause serious, permanent injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Commission (NHTSC), cyclists account for two percent of […]

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Slip and Fall Accidents at Restaurants

Slip and fall accidents can occur in restaurants due to negligence on part of the restaurant owner. Restaurants should do everything in their power to ensure safety to avoid accidents that injure customers. Slip and fall accidents are cause for premises liability lawsuits. This liability happens when an accident occurs on a property where the […]

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Self-Driving Cars and Liability

As technology advances, Philadelphia car accident attorneys are getting up to speed on how self-driving cars work and their advantages and disadvantages.  Although self-driving cars are not yet popular in the Philadelphia area, the state of California has taken a friendlier stance toward allowing these cars on the road.  One of the primary concerns with […]

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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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