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Thousands of Fatalities Caused by Drowsy Drivers

March 16th, 2016

Driving while fatigued comparable to drunk driving, texting while driving In an increasingly sleep-deprived society, it’s no surprise that many people are getting behind the wheel while tired. What most don’t realize is that driving while fatigued is extremely dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sleep deprivation significantly inhibits driving, much like driving drunk. Fatigued drivers…

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Are Trucks Carrying Empty Loads Dangerous?

February 24th, 2016

If you’re driving by an 18-wheeler carrying a full load, you might be safer than if you’re passing a big rig with an empty trailer. According to a recent study in Australia, researchers found that trucks with empty trailers pose a risk of a rollover crash due to handling problems related to “trailer sway.” Furthermore, truck drivers are relatively inexperienced…

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Report: Pennsylvania Has More Speeding Drivers than Most Other States

January 27th, 2016

You’ve probably seen the driver who flies past you on a Pennsylvania road or highway. You might be on your way to work or taking the kids to soccer practice. Perhaps you’re on I-95 or I-76 during rush in Philadelphia when you’re cut off by someone who is driving way too fast. A recent report about speeding drivers in Pennsylvania…

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Why Are Philadelphia Drivers Facing Higher Rates of Car Accidents?

December 23rd, 2015

In 2015, there was a 4.4 percent rise in fatality rates in motor vehicle crashes, based on preliminary data from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This 4.4 percent rise increased from a fatality rate of 1.07 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled in 2014. There has also been an 8.1 percent increase in people dying in collisions in motor…

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Where Head-On Collisions are Most Likely to Occur in Philadelphia

November 24th, 2015

Philadelphia drivers must be aware of the most common locations where head-on crashes occur within the state of Pennsylvania. Head-on crashes are frequently fatal or result in serious, permanent injuries. These accidents are so serious because of the force and momentum which results when two vehicles directly strike each other. With the holiday season approaching and more motorists likely to…

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Avoiding Philadelphia Car Accidents During Football Season

October 28th, 2015

Whether you are a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, Penn Quakers, Temple, Villanova or any other college or professional teams, you should be aware football season is underway. Anyone who is out on the roads during football season needs to know when game days are, because these days present a greater risk of car accidents. According to the Department of…

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How to Handle a Philadelphia Hit and Run Claim

September 29th, 2015

In September of 2012, the penalty for hit-and-run accidents in Pennsylvania became stricter. Representative Dave Reed had introduced a bill changing the penalties for drivers who leave accident scenes after a 29-year-old was hit while riding his bike and the driver left instead of rendering aid. Under the new stricter penalties, there was no change to the minimum sentence of…

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Philadelphia Pedestrian Accident Attorney Comments on Fatal Crash in Philly

September 28th, 2015

Two pedestrians were recently killed when a taxi hit them while they were crossing Broad Street in Center City, illustrating just how dangerous accidents involving pedestrians can be in Philadelphia, according to Philadelphia pedestrian accident lawyer Randall C. Flager of Flager & Associates, PC in Philadelphia. “People walking and crossing the street have very little protection if involved in accidents…

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Philadelphia Drivers Likely to Face Car Insurance Issues After a Collision

August 26th, 2015

Insurance companies will often go to great lengths to avoid paying auto insurance claims.  Crash victims who sustain property damage or injuries may need legal assistance to handle car insurance issues after a collision, because insurers have experts on their payroll designed to help the insurance company avoid and minimize claims payments. How Far Will Insurers Go to Avoid Paying Out…

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Philadelphia Attorney Randall C. Flager Discusses Work Zone Safety, Car Accident Risk in Pennsylvania

August 19th, 2015

Commenting on a recent Landline Magazine news article citing Pennsylvania’s 1,841 work zone car accidents in 2014 as a catalyst to address work zone safety throughout the state, Philadelphia personal injury attorney Randall C. Flager said improvements are imperative to work zone safety in the metro Philadelphia area. Flager, lead attorney at Flager & Associates, based his comments on a…

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