Adrenaline is a powerful hormone produced by the human body. It has been known to provide individuals with strength or endurance that he or she did not know existed in the midst of an emergency. On the opposite spectrum, adrenaline coupled with fear can lead to poor judgment and irrational reactions. One Pennsylvania man may have been influenced by his hormones when his alleged actions led to aggravated assault charges.
There are often jokes about bicycle-mounted police officers' ability to stop larger, faster motor vehicles when traffic offenses may have occurred. In the same sense, it would seem ridiculous to evade police officers while traveling in a golf cart. Although it is not the typical vehicle one would imagine getting pulled over in, people in Pennsylvania can experience driving violations while operating a golf cart, including drunk driving. Two men from another state were in town enjoying the festivities of Blue-White weekend when they suddenly found themselves facing serious traffic violations from driving a golf cart.
In York County a motorcyclist was charged with homicide by motor vehicle while being under the influence of alcohol. The evidence of the blood-alcohol level was thrown out because the trooper obtained it illegally.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation regulate the trucking industry and its drivers. Many of the regulations the agencies enforce endeavor to make the industry safer, especially because truck drivers do their jobs around innocent motorists.