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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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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