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How to Stay Alert on Long Drives

March 14th, 2017

Did you know that drowsy drivers are considered just as dangerous as drunk drivers? Falling asleep at the wheel is a major concern for drivers on the road. If you are planning a long distance trip, it’s important that you understand the signs your body gives you that let you know when you need to take a break. Of course,…

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The Dangers of Furniture Tipping

January 16th, 2017

Twins Brock and Bowdy Shoff of Orem, Utah were playing in their bedroom last Friday when one of their dressers tipped over and fell onto Brock. The family had home surveillance cameras in place that captured the horrific events that followed. Bowdy spent 2 minutes helping his brother out from under the bulky furnishing. Fortunately, he was able to come…

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Ikea Orders a Complete Recall of Dangerous Dressers

July 25th, 2016

Over the course of the last two decades, there have been over 80 reports of Malm and other Ikea dressers falling forward when they are not secured to the wall. Accidents caused by these unstable dressers have resulted in a total of six fatalities, the last three of which occurred in the past two years. “If you have or think…

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When Aggressive Driving Leads to Road Rage

July 21st, 2016

In a study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, approximately 8 out of 10 drivers in the United States reported aggression and anger while on the road. As a result, they exhibited dangerous driving behaviors including yelling, honking their horn repeatedly, making rude hand gestures, tailgating or intentionally ramming another vehicle. While some of these behaviors might not…

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Child Injured In Tacony Scaffolding Collapse

June 27th, 2016

Earlier this month, a 10-year-old boy was injured in a scaffolding accident  in the Tacony neighborhood of Philadelphia. The scaffolding was set up on a playground at the Hamilton Disston Elementary School. The incident occurred outside of school hours, at around 7:30 p.m. According to witnesses, some children had been playing on the scaffolding when it collapsed. The children tried…

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Postal Service Tractor Trailer Jackknifes on I-95 in Philadelphia

May 17th, 2016

A United States Postal Service 18-wheeler recently jackknifed on Interstate 95 in Northeast Philadelphia near the Academy Road exit. No one was injured in the accident, but such crashes serve as a stark reminder of just how dangerous jackknife tractor trailer accidents can be for motorists. Traffic was backed up on the Delaware Expressway for more than five hours during…

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Hit-and-Run Accident Survivor Graduates from Temple University

May 10th, 2016

College senior was hit while riding her bike on campus last year Just a week before she would have graduated from Temple University, senior Rachel Hall’s life was changed in an instant when she was struck by a hit-and-run driver. Hall was riding her bike on the Temple campus in Philadelphia on April 29, 2015, when she was hit by…

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Study at UPenn Shows Ignition Interlocks Saved Lives

April 29th, 2016

Research shows 15 percent reduction in drunk driving-related deaths According to a study conducted at the University of Pennsylvania, states that require convicted drunk drivers to pass a breathalyzer test before starting their cars have seen a significant drop in drunk driving fatalities. Led by Elinore J. Kaufman, MD, a Penn graduate student, the researchers compared alcohol-related fatalities in states…

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Link Between Sleep Medication, Car Accident Risk Under Scrutiny After Accident

April 26th, 2016

Philadelphia nun is on trial after causing accident in New Jersey An ongoing court case involving a Philadelphia nun raises new issues involving the relationship between sleeping medications – specifically, the popular medication Ambien – and auto accidents. Sister Kimberly Miller was charged with driving under the influence in November 2015 after crashing into an auto shop in Turnersville, New…

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Increased Speed Limit Coming to Pennsylvania Turnpike This Spring

March 30th, 2016

Turnpike Commission will increase the limit in 65-mph zones to 70 mph The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission voted recently to increase the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph on most of the Turnpike. The upcoming increase, which will take effect at some point this spring, follows an 18-month study on a 100-mile stretch of the Turnpike between Morgantown and Blue…

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