Car Accidents

Pedestrian accidents often prove costly

Few vehicular accidents cause more bodily harm than when a vehicle hits a pedestrian or a bicyclist. A college community like State College has many pedestrians and bicyclists going about their business every day of the week. When the driver of a car or an even larger...

How road rage endangers others

If you have experienced frustration, anxiety and rage while driving in Pennsylvania, you are certainly not alone. AAA reports that more than 80% of adult motorists in the nation admit to having aggression while driving. This frustration can lead to road rage and...

4 tips for maintaining your driving focus

Distracted driving remains a problem in Pennsylvania and across the United States. To encourage drivers to maintain focus, the U.S. Department of Transportation has declared April National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. As part of its campaign, the DOT features a...

Pedestrians Entitled To Use Auto Insurance Coverage

Almost everyone knows that if you are a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle, you can make a claim against the driver’s vehicle insurance. In some cases that driver’s insurance limit may not be adequate to compensate the injured pedestrian. When there is insufficient...

Weather Related Traffic Accidents

According to the US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration there were over 5,890,000 vehicle crashes last year. Over 120,000 of those crashes were weather related. Meaning that the weather such as rain, sleet, snow, fog, cross winds and blowing...

When Bicycle Meets Car

According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration there were 840 cyclists killed in motor vehicle crashes recently. Most of those collisions occurred at highway intersections or on the roadway. Although it may seem strange cyclists who are injured in a...

A Rise In Pedestrian Deaths

According to the Wall Street Journal, almost 6,000 pedestrians were killed in the United States last year. The last time pedestrian deaths were this high was 1983. No one knows for sure the cause for the rise in pedestrian fatalities but I have some thoughts. When was...

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