Penndot Avoiding Distractions Means Avoiding Car Accidents

With many more young motorists on the roads over the summer months, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has issued a timely safety reminder that can assist in preventing motor vehicle accidents. The main message is this: Avoid distractions while behind the wheel and remain focused only on driving. PennDOT officials say that younger motorists, because […]

Family Sues Penndot After Teen Killed In Car Wreck

Most of us will be involved in a motor vehicle accident at some point in our lives. Sometimes, the accidents are caused by the negligence of another person. Other times, the negligence of a state agency or another entity is to blame. This is what the family of a boy who was killed in December […]

Philadelphia Police Question Effectiveness Of Right Light Cameras

When the Philadelphia Parking Authority began installing red-light cameras, its goal was reduce the number of accidents the state sees each year. According to data from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Crash Facts and Statistics Book, Chester County saw 3.5 percent of the state’s 2010 crashes, making it one of the top ten Pennsylvania counties […]

Pennsylvania Motorcycle Helmet Law Could Return

At one point in time it was illegal to ride a motorcycle in Pennsylvania without a helmet. The law, after motorcycle enthusiasts fought tooth and nail, was repealed in 2003; however, a state lawmaker from the western Pennsylvania hopes to revive it. The representative is expected to reintroduce the bill, officially known as House Bill […]