Roadside memorials present legal issues for townships which have begun to regulate them, for one thing because it uses public land for a private purpose, often religious in nature.
Several multi-vehicles crashes involving dozens of cars and several trucks shut down the eastbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
The emergency doctrine protects drivers who are faced with sudden and unforeseen circumstances that leaves the driver with little or no time for thought. Here’s an unusual example.
Wanna save money on your car insurance? Think twice before answering that.
10-14% of children who experience a road accident or burn injury have PTSD 6 months later.
Fumbling with buttons while driving is linked to increased risk of crashes for teen drivers, but the kind of music they’re listening to may also be a factor.
The safety belt defense isn’t when your weight watchers leader tells you to tighten your belt to avoid overeating. It’s a legal defense that could cost you a lot of extra dough.
The Dude, your car! app lets you take pictures of a friend’s car and add realistic looking dings and dents before you send it off to them, bringing about a panic attack.
While the people who create roadside memorials do so with the best intentions, they may not realize that they are using public land for a private purpose – one of several unintended consequences such displays present.
It has been estimated that fifty to ninety percent of US adults experience trauma in their lifetime. The issue with trauma is that it can affect us at any time and at any age.
Authorities say a woman was driving under the influence of alcohol early Sunday morning in Philadelphia’s East Oak Lane neighborhood when she got into an accident and her car flipped.
A large percentage of adults actually text on the road to and from work. This is concerning because there is clearly an increased risk of accidents from the distraction.
Research from the Society of Automotive Engineers says failure to use those turn signals results in more than twice the number of accidents that are caused by distracted driving.
We know that more elderly people are involved in traffic accidents, but researchers from Canada suggest that the higher number may be the result of factors that go beyond driving ability.
Reports are coming in of many traffic accidents, downed wires and power outages across the region.