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October 2017 Archives

Motorcycle accidents: Illegal left turn results in fatal crash

People make mistakes on a daily basis. Some mistakes are inconsequential, but other mistakes, big or small, can alter lives forever. One Pennsylvania woman illegally made a left turn in her minivan resulting in yet another of the fatal motorcycle accidents that occurred in 2016.

Moderate drinking combined with lack of sleep can be dangerous

Many college students in Pennsylvania subscribe to the "work hard, play hard" philosophy. That often means staying up late studying or forgoing sleep to finish up an assignment. It may also mean going to parties on the weekend where alcohol is served.

Pennsylvania woman convicted of theft of $13 million

Handling large amounts of money and accounts for businesses can be complex. As well as having to manage large amounts of money, it may be tempting for an employee to justify taking some cash or for an employer to accuse an employee of theft when accounts cannot be reconciled. Recently, a woman's fate was determined by a jury in one of Pennsylvania's largest embezzlement schemes.   

Drunk Driving On A Bicycle

Yes you can be charged for drunk driving while riding a bicycle. In one recent Superior Court case, a woman was riding her bicycle while drunk and crashed it into the side of a car. She was convicted of driving under the influence and sentenced to 90 days in jail.

Here's a crash course in what to do following a collision

As you listen to your favorite morning tune and enjoy the freedom of being behind the wheel, you feel optimistic about the day ahead. However, all of a sudden, another driver carelessly crosses the middle line of the road and enters your car's path. You do everything you can do to avoid hitting this car, but the sound of crunching steel quickly reveals how unsuccessful you were. And just like that, your carefree morning has turned into a nightmarish start to the day.

Pennsylvania truck accidents: Bicyclist struck by dump truck

Many bicyclists would agree that the fall weather is perfect for enjoying bike riding. Not only are people enjoying it for sport, but some are using it for a source of transportation. Most all smaller vehicles on Pennsylvania roadways are at greater risk of harm when a collision occurs with a larger vehicle such as a truck. Motorcyclists and bicyclists are especially at risk in the event of truck accidents because they have no enclosed vehicle to frame and protect them as they travel. Sadly, one man recently died after a tragic collision with a dump truck.

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