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Traffic Accident Fatality Rates Continue to Rise

Traffic accident fatalities are once more on the rise The NHTSA recently released their traffic accident data for 2016 and the results are not what you might expect. Traffic accident fatalities are once more on the rise and though many would be quick to point the finger at distracted driving behaviors such as texting while...

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Can Infrastructure Improvements Prevent Truck Accidents?

Earlier this year, a study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety revealed ways that improvements to infrastructure can make driving conditions safer. Statistically, the conditions of infrastructure in the United States are one of the leading factors in our poor international ranking in road safety. The top ten nations for road safety average around...

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Information on Halloween Safety in Pennsylvania

Staying Safe While Trick-or-Treating As the leaves across PA begin to change color and the air starts to cool, the minds of children start to focus on the coming Halloween celebrations. Meanwhile, parents juggle planning costumes, getting candy for the neighborhood kids, and keeping their families safe while they venture out to enjoy trick-or-treating. Personal...

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NTSB Study Shows Speeding on Local Roads A Significant Concern

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a study in July of this year which addresses the large role speeding has in auto accidents in the United States. At 31% of all traffic-related deaths, speeding ranks just as dangerous as drunk driving; however, the report claims that the role speeding plays in traffic safety is...

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Bicycle Safety a Grown-Up Matter Too

You have one. And you are not alone. Yours might be red or green or sky-blue. It could be tricked out, every bell and extra whistle. Or it could be old-school. Even mention of a Schwinn has you comfortably living in the past, and pedaling in the here and now.  Bicycles are no longer just...

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Trucks Put Pennsylvania Drivers' Lives in Jeopardy

Truck accidents are a serious public health hazard which kill thousands of Americans every year. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, fatal truck accidents hit a record low in 2009. As the economy recovered and Americans hit the road again, these numbers began to climb once more. Truck accident fatalities have been on...

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Altoona Motorcycle Accidents Climb in Summer

With summer in full swing, Pennsylvania motorcycle accidents are on the rise. Our motorcycle injury lawyers know many riders want to soak in as much road time as they can in the warmer months, but it's important to be safe. That means educating yourself about what often goes wrong, and you can best protect yourself...

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Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania Minimized With Proper Underride Guards

Side underride guards are lifesavers in a Pennsylvania truck accident. They prevent a motorist colliding with a commercial truck from sliding underneath a truck, resulting in injuries that are often fatal. Yet these devices are not mandated by federal regulations. And while many commercial carriers have taken the initiative to have the devices installed on...

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Pennsylvania Car Accident Danger Rises With Advanced Age

Aging drivers are at higher risk of crashes and related injuries and deaths, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although older drivers tend to practice safer driving habits, involvement in fatal car accidents, per mile traveled, rises once drivers reach 70 and go up again sharply once a driver reaches...

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Pennsylvania Car Accidents Wreak Havoc on Families and Economy

Imagine if a tornado ripped through the whole state of Pennsylvania, causing millions in property damage, injuring more than 82,000 people and killing more than 1,200. Officials would declare a state of emergency. There would be government studies commissioned to determine how we could be better prepared. Memorials would be held every year. And yet, this...

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