Teen drivers put everyone else at risk. That’s both the title and the takeaway from a new study released by AAA.
Police also made 451 arrests and issued 13,619 speeding tickets.
Last year, eight people also died and 255 were injured in 900 crashes investigated by police during the same time period.
New research out of Virginia has some disturbing news for the parents of teenage drivers.
Pa. State Police say they investigated 686 crashes during the Labor Day weekend this year, including 70 that involved alcohol.
“It’s plagued by poor signage, dim, lighting, discontinuous sidewalks, aggressive drivers and jaywalkers, according to a 2008 traffic audit,” TIME writes.
They also say they’ve gotten calls about 35 disabled vehicles since the snow began early Monday morning.
The top-ticketed location is South Broad Street and Penn Square on the south side of City Hall, according to the PPA, with 22,611 violations in 2012.
Crash deaths in cases where drivers were on the phone are seriously underreported, according to a recent analysis of state and federal data by the National Safety Council, an advocacy group.
Most of the snow may have already moved out of our area, but the dropping temperatures created some dangerously slick conditions on local roadways Monday night.
When you hear about someone being rescued after being trapped in their car, consider this: those rescues are not as easy as they used to be. Just ask first responders who have to deal with new car technology.
Three crashes snarled traffic along Route 1 in Bucks County Monday morning.
Police say a father and son wrecked their motorcycles in separate crashes a few minutes apart on a central Pennsylvania road, leaving one dead and the other hospitalized.
Police say a central Pennsylvania man needed just five hours to tally two drunk-driving crashes.