Car Accidents

Pedestrian deaths increased in 2018

Pennsylvania residents might be interested to know that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, released its latest traffic crash data on Oct. 22. The report contained both encouraging and discouraging news.According to the NHTSA data,...

Distractions a growing problem for drivers in U.S.

In Pennsylvania and the rest of the U.S., drivers are finding it harder than ever to break away from distractions, especially from their phones. In a survey of more than 2,000 consumers, the Travelers Companies found that nearly eight in 10 uses the phone while behind...

Automated safety features: benefits for drivers

General Motors has revealed the benefits of automated safety features in a study that it conducted with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. While the study is about GM vehicles, the results should interest all drivers in Pennsylvania....

NHTSA on the epidemic of drunk driving

Pennsylvania drivers should know to never head out when drunk. Alcohol can impair one's judgment, reaction times and memory, all of which are necessary in driving. With a blood alcohol concentration of .08, the point at which one is considered legally drunk, a driver...

Memes and other social media distract many drivers

Root Insurance has shared the results of an online study conducted by Wakefield Research that may interest drivers in Pennsylvania. The study focused on distracted driving and involved nearly 2,000 US. drivers. One thing that became clear was that few are ignorant of...