Pennsylvania announced earlier this year that it would employ turnpike speed cameras in work zones. The cameras will track the car by registration. A first speed offense in a work zone results in a warning. The second offense is a $75 fine. The third time that the turnpike speed camera catching … Read more about Turnpike speed cameras in Pennsylvania
Car Crash Uptick with Light Rain
Car crash and fatal crash statistics increase even in light rain conditions, according to a new study. The the American Meteorological Society has stated that wet roads were noted in many fatal car crashes, showing a statically significant trend nationally. However, the trend for Pennsylvania is not … Read more about Car Crash Uptick with Light Rain
3 fundamental motorcycle safety tips
Riding a motorcycle comes with a lot of freedom. Few things feel quite as exhilarating as hopping on your bike and enjoying a ride. However, there are risks to riding a motorcycle. You are more exposed to road hazards and less protected than when you are inside a vehicle. If you adhere to some … Read more about 3 fundamental motorcycle safety tips
Who is legally responsible for a trucking collision?
When you get into an collision with a semitruck that was not your fault, the trucker is most likely responsible. The driver may have been drunk, drowsy, distracted or reckless in any other way. However, in other instances, the driver may not be liable, or at least not the only one. It is … Read more about Who is legally responsible for a trucking collision?
Common causes of distractions for truckers
When you hear the words distracted drivers, the first thing that may come to mind is regular motorists. You see and hear about distracted passenger vehicle drivers in Pennsylvania every day. But if you happen to travel the stretch of the I-81 highway near Carlisle, you are probably no stranger to … Read more about Common causes of distractions for truckers
3 reasons auto injuries may not be immediately apparent
When you get in a car collision, your initial reaction may simply be thankfulness to be alive. Indeed, many collisions end in fatality, so if you are still breathing, you are fortunate. The shock of the situation and the rush of feelings often precede awareness of any physical injuries, though, and … Read more about 3 reasons auto injuries may not be immediately apparent
3 of the most common car collision myths
Car collisions are one of the most stressful situations you can find yourself in, but they are also a common occurrence. According to Forbes, the average driver files a claim for a collision about every 18 years, so that means you are likely to experience at least a few collisions within your … Read more about 3 of the most common car collision myths
After the Injury: What to do if it’s permanent
Adjusting to life after a significant injury can be overwhelming. Medical appointments, physical therapy, and adjusting to limited mobility all cause distress. In addition, the financial stress of not working can create result in relationship issues, as well as depression and anxiety. As if all that … Read more about After the Injury: What to do if it’s permanent
Why do traffic collisions happen?
Why do traffic collisions happen? From traffic congestion to inclement weather, drivers throughout Pennsylvania often encounter challenges while driving that, at times, can result in crashes and collisions. During 2014, more than 121,000 motor vehicle collisions were reported throughout the … Read more about Why do traffic collisions happen?
5 mistakes people make after a trucking collision
People aren't always sure what to do after an collision with a heavy semi-truck or tractor trailer. For someone who is recovering from an collision, dealing with a trucking company and their insurer can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to avoid many of the common mistakes people can make … Read more about 5 mistakes people make after a trucking collision
How are truck collisions different from car collisions?
Truck collisions are very different from car collisions. In addition to being more dangerous, they are also more complex. If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck collision, here are a few things you should know. An insurance claim for an injury sustained in a truck collision will differ … Read more about How are truck collisions different from car collisions?
Are medical errors underreported?
When we seek medical care, we put our trust in medical professionals, clinics, and hospitals that they will give us the right advice in regard to what to do to take care of ourselves. When we need a medical procedure done, we trust the people performing those procedures are fully qualified, and are … Read more about Are medical errors underreported?