Car Accidents

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Three Hospitalized in Four-Car Crash on Rt. 73 in South Jersey

Three people were taken to the hospital in a four-car accident Monday morning in Maple Shade, NJ.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

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Widow of Teddy Pendergrass Focusing on Burnishing Late Singer’s Legacy

Pendergrass, who grew up in Philadelphia and had a stellar singing career with Philadelphia International Records, was seriously injured in a 1982 crash on Lincoln Drive that left him a quadriplegic.

01/13/2015

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Auto Insurance Rates Based On More Than Just Your Driving Record

You may not realize it, but rates are determined based on risk factors other than your driving record.

01/06/2015

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Drowsy Driving Causes Almost A Quarter Of Fatal Accidents

Guess what causes more than 20% of traffic fatalities. Not what you think.

12/08/2014

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Texting At A Red Light

Is it illegal to text while behind the wheel but stopped at a red light?

10/29/2014

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Buckle Up For Safety – And Stronger Legal Standing

If you’re in a car accident that wasn’t your fault but you weren’t wearing a seatbelt, will it hurt your case?

10/28/2014

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Sleep Apnea Poses Danger On The Road

People with untreated sleep apnea may be less alert behind the wheel – risking thousands of lives.

08/12/2014

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Townships Regulating Roadside Memorials

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.

06/16/2014

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UPDATE: Pa. Turnpike Reopened After Massive Crash, All-Day Closure

Several multi-vehicles crashes involving dozens of cars and several trucks shut down the eastbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

02/14/2014

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Emergency Doctrine Protects Driver In Auto Accident

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.

01/15/2014

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The Risk Of Paying Less For Car Insurance

Wanna save money on your car insurance? Think twice before answering that.

10/10/2013

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When Children Suffer From PTSD

10-14% of children who experience a road accident or burn injury have PTSD 6 months later.

10/04/2013

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Study: Music May Affect Teen Driving

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.

09/03/2013

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The Safety Belt Defense

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.

08/06/2013

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Dude, Your Car! App

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.

06/18/2013

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