With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, many Pennsylvania residents are planning for upcoming gatherings and travel. If you want to safely visit family and friends this season, it is important to minimize your risk while driving.
Drunk driving usually holds the spotlight in media and safety campaigns, but drugged driving can be just as fatal. Drugged driving doesn’t only include operating a vehicle under the influence of marijuana or hard drugs. It also includes driving under the influence of medication.
As harvest season winds down for the year, you may notice an assortment of agriculture vehicles and food transportation trucks in Lancaster county. Many of these vehicles move slowly or require extra space on the road.
Although the future of self-driving vehicles is a popular topic, advanced technology already exists in cars and trucks. Devices like rear-view cameras help many Pennsylvania drivers each day. However, a recent study suggests that this technology poses a risk to road safety.
If you drive on any of the highways or Interstates around Lancaster, you've likely encountered your fair share of large commercial and tractor-trailer trucks. Many drivers admit to feeling unnerved when one of these hulking and imposing trucks pull up alongside or directly behind their much smaller vehicle.
It can, and often does, happen when you least expect it. While driving to work, picking up your child from school or walking across the street--a motor vehicle accident can negatively impact your life and the lives of your family members in numerous ways. During 2015 alone, 1,718 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents throughout the state of Pennsylvania and many more thousands suffered and were left to cope with painful and debilitating injuries.