Car Accidents

Tips for sleep-deprived drivers in Pennsylvania

Sleep deprivation among drivers only raises the risk for an accident. The National Sleep Foundation says that driving after being awake for 24 hours is like driving with a blood alcohol content of .10 (the legal limit being .08). The CDC says everyone should get a...

The basics of tire maintenance

Pennsylvania drivers know that they have to care for their tires on a regular basis; otherwise, they put themselves and others on the road at risk. The following are the basics of tire maintenance, which drivers can fulfill on their own. It all begins with a tire...

Reducing the risk of hydroplaning accidents

Pennsylvania drivers should know how they can reduce the risk of hydroplaning during the rainy season. Hydroplaning arises when a vehicle's tires encounter more rain on the road than they can handle; the water is pushed underneath and forms a thin layer between the...

IIHS tests autonomous car safety systems

More and more car buyers in Pennsylvania and around the country are choosing vehicles equipped with sophisticated autonomous systems that are designed to prevent accidents and make driving easier, but a study published by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety...

Car accidents spike on Fourth of July

Every year, millions of Americans take to the roads to celebrate the nation's independence. On average, individuals and families travel around 50 miles to spend time at parks, lakes, beaches and the homes of friends and family. Unfortunately, this results in an...