Driving Safety

What Distracts You While Driving and Tools to Avoid Them

April 15th, 2024

Dangerous driving habits are on the rise, with the most predominant one being distracted driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,308 people were killed by distracted driving in 2022. But did you know distracted driving isn’t just texting and driving? Any activity that takes your attention away from safe driving is considered distracted driving. Since April is…

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What is Maggie’s Law?

February 28th, 2024

Are There Penalties Against Drowsy Driving? Maggie’s Law, also known as the National Drowsy Driving Act, is a New Jersey law that imposes penalties on drivers who cause accidents while sleepy or tired. Specifically, any motorist who has gone without sleep for over 24 hours and caused a fatal accident can be charged with vehicular manslaughter, punishable by up to…

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5 Safe Driving Tips During the Holidays

November 15th, 2023

According to the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration, an estimated 2,295 people die in motor vehicle accidents during major holiday periods. Several factors contribute to this alarming statistic, including heightened traffic volumes, unpredictable changes in weather conditions, and the distractions associated with holiday celebrations.

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7 School Zone Safety Tips for PA Drivers

August 21st, 2023

7 Safe Driving Tips for a Safe & Secure School Zone Updated for 2023 Driving cautiously in school zones isn’t just mandatory in Pennsylvania but across the country. According to the Transportation Research Board, 25,000 children are injured while walking to or from school every year, and more than 100 are killed.

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Summer Driving Distractions

July 14th, 2023

Limit Driving Distractions this Summer No matter what time of year, plenty of things can distract you while driving. However, more potential distractions can arise in the summer with nicer weather, children being out of school, a vacation mindset, and increased traffic. Despite these issues, it’s important to promote a safe driving environment all season long.

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Dangerous Driving Behaviors on the Rise

April 12th, 2023

According to an annual survey conducted by AAA, dangerous driving behaviors are on the rise. From 2020-2021, actions including speeding, red-light running, drowsy driving, and driving impaired on cannabis or alcohol have increased, with 24% more drivers getting behind the wheel despite being over the legal limit to drive.

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6 Common Wintertime Injuries

January 5th, 2023

*Updated for 2024* As the temperatures drop and it starts to snow again, we must be cautious of the increase in ER visits this weather brings. No matter what you’re doing this time of year, accidents and injuries can happen any time, any place.

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What to Do if You’re in a Deer-Related Accident

November 4th, 2022

Between July 2020 and June 2021, 2.1 million animal-related vehicle accidents occurred, and 1.3 million of these accidents involved deer. In Pennsylvania alone, PennDOT reported more than 5,800 deer-related crashes in 2022.

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