When a vehicle gets hit from behind, the car finds itself involved in a rear-end collision. The severity of such accidents varies, but a rear-ended car could find itself pushed into a Pennsylvania intersection. A deadly crash might follow, highlighting the fact that not all rear-end incidents result in minor “fender benders.” Reasons for rear-end
The e-bike revolution provides a new way for bicycle enthusiasts and others to commute in Pennsylvania. An e-bike presents a motor-powered bicycle that presents an alternative to scooters and motorcycles. E-bikes offer motor-assisted pedaling or motor-exclusive power. And yes, electric bikes could travel fast, meaning additional safety steps may be necessary. E-bikes and safety Since
Colleges and universities in Pennsylvania need to do more to protect students from being injured while walking and cycling on campus. Many such institutions prohibit underclassmen from bringing vehicles with them to school during the first two years of college. This means that many students get around campus and to locations off-campus on foot or
There are a lot of myths that go around about motorcycles, especially when it comes to safety. These myths may confuse motorcycle riders and could even make them believe something that could put their lives in jeopardy. Here are a few motorcycle safety myths that need to get debunked in Pennsylvania. Helmets There are a
Out-of-court settlements have been reached with over half of the defendants in the federal lawsuits arising out of the hazing death of a student at The Pennsylvania State University. The parents of the deceased student brought two lawsuits on behalf of the young man’s estate several years ago in the U.S. District Court for the
If Pennsylvania drivers get behind the wheel when they are overly tired, they’re endangering not only themselves but others who are on the roadway. Studies have revealed that driving drowsy provides a similar level of impairment as driving drunk. The scary part is that 50% of American adults in one survey admitted to driving drowsy.
As a Pennsylvania homeowner, you may believe that you can’t be held liable for any injuries that happen to people who you did not invite to your property. The reality is, homeowners who have an attractive nuisance on their property can be held liable for any injuries that occur to children that enter the property.
Pennsylvania drivers who have recently been in an online meeting are more likely to be involved in an accident than those who weren’t. What could be attributed to this increased risk? The answer lies in the multi-tasking habits of drivers. A struggle to gain concentration As many Americans switched to virtual working environments throughout 2020,
Distracted driving is one of the many dangers people face on Pennsylvania roads. A distraction is anything that causes a motorist to take their full attention from the task of driving. Common distractions include eating, drinking, talking to other people in the car, and using a cellphone. Law enforcement agencies and other organizations are working
Unfortunately, animals can dart onto Pennsylvania roadways and get hit by accident. Depending on the type of animal that was hit, it may be an overwhelming experience that comes with a lot of questions regarding liability. It’s important to keep a cool demeanor and follow the steps explained below. Wild animals vs. pets Car accidents can