Philadelphia Motor Vehicle Accidents Spike During Holidays

The holiday season sends many individuals and families out onto the roadways to return home and/or visit family. Unfortunately, this increased activity can be perilous when many drivers are exhibiting aggressive behaviors or are inattentive to the risks present on roadways. According to AAA, 90 percent of holiday travelers will make their commutes via automobile, […]

Many Motorists Disregard Risks Of Texting While Driving

Over the past few years, it has become clear that texting and driving can be a deadly combination. It has been estimated that as many as 16,000 people died in car accidents between 2001 and 2007 because of such reckless behavior. A percentage of these accidents occurred in Pennsylvania. This alarming data, however, does not […]

Tips For Staying Safe While Mowing The Lawn

Summer is here, which means that most homeowners in Pennsylvania are tasked with the chore of mowing their lawns. But as a recent article from the Philadelphia Inquirer pointed out, mowing can be more than an annoyance, it can be downright dangerous. According to the article, 253,000 individuals were treated for lawn mower-related injuries in […]

Study Reveals Risk Passengers Pose To Teen Drivers

Many states, including Pennsylvania, have developed graduated licensing programs that restrict the number of passengers teen drivers can carry in their vehicles. Teenagers might gripe about the laws, but a new study has revealed just how dangerous it is for teen drivers to be surrounded by friends in a vehicle. The study by AAA’s safety […]

Study Headphone Usage Leads To Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents are a problem in Philadelphia, like in many areas of the United States. At least one study suggests that the popularity of iPods and other electronic listening devices in recent years has contributed to the growing number of people on foot being hit by automobiles and trains. An associate professor at the University […]