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 […]

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 […]

Dot Declares April To Be Distracted Driving Awareness Month

There’s no doubt that cellphones have changed the way we communicate. Cellphones allow us to constantly stay in contact with family members, friends and business associates. But cellphones can also pose a great threat when they are used at the wrong times, particularly when driving. In effort to raise awareness on the hazard distracted driving creates, the […]

Pennsylvania To Make Texting While Driving Illegal

In many ways, cellphones have made our lives easier. But cellphones can also impair a driver’s ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, which can easily lead to traffic collisions and injuries. In effort to reduce cellphone-related motor vehicle accidents in Pennsylvania, a ban on texting while driving will go into effect next month. When […]

Study Despite Bans Texting While Driving Soars

Government efforts to rid the roads of it have been a futile effort. Drivers, primarily young ones, in Philadelphia and the rest of the country continue the dangerous habit of texting while driving, according to a survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Roughly half of the drivers in the United States admit to composing […]