Car Accidents

Know Your Rights On The Road In Pennsylvania

PA Supreme Court Case Anyone who drives a work vehicle fro their job, that may include police officers, detectives, fire fighters, and over-the-road truck drivers, should be aware of the recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision in Rush vs. Erie Insurance Exchange, 308 A. 3d 780, so that they can protect their rights if they are […]

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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, approximately 36,560 people lost their lives in U.S. traffic accidents in 2018, which is around 2.4% less than

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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. Advanced driver assistance systems, despite their cost, can reduce the number of crashes, including lane-change crashes,

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Insurance company releases safest, riskiest cities list

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 6,452,000 motorists across the country were involved in car accidents in the year 2017. The biggest, busiest cities in the nation were also where the most accidents were concentrated. The America’s Safe Drivers Report 2019, released by Allstate Insurance, ranks the 200 largest metropolitan areas nationwide

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Tesla’s newest Autopilot function criticized as unsafe

Tesla has recently added functions to improve its Navigate on Autopilot system. However, testers with Consumer Reports have found these updates wanting. Pennsylvania motorists should know that the Autopilot can now change lanes without the driver’s input. Testers at Consumer Reports called the performance worse than that of a human driver. The vehicle would cut

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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 the dangers of distracted driving. Even individuals who engage in it are

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