As technology advances, so do our gadgets. Many vehicles now have back-up cameras to help drivers park--some cars even parallel park by themselves. But these advances now extend well beyond parking assistance.
For years now, activists and lawmakers alike have worked to pass laws to prevent distracted driving on Pennsylvania roads. Reckless drivers who text while driving have faced the risk of paying significant fines and receiving a ticket since early 2012.
All winter, we look forward to the warm weather and sunshine that spring and summer bring. We all want to get back in the outdoors as soon as possible.
The physical damage of a car accident is plain to see.
The warmer weather leads many people to bring out their motorcycles and ride through the city's beautiful streets. However, more motorcycles on the road increases the chance of devastating motorcycle accidents.
Sharing the road with semi-trucks can be a little frightening. It can bring to mind images of a jack-knifed truck on icy roads or a rollover blocking the highway.
As spring arrives and the school year winds to a close, students gear up for their big prom parties. This puts lots of inexperienced drivers on the road dealing with two of the major causes of accidents: Alcohol and distracted driving.
When the sun passes the equator and begins its northerly trek, as the days get longer and the nights get warmer, the thoughts of most Pennsylvanians are as one: Get back on the roads and start driving.
If you are injured in a car accident, your first order of business is to get medical attention. That may seem like a common-sense reaction, but too many people sustain injuries yet believe that "it's no big deal" or that seeking treatment is a sign of weakness.
In mid-December, a deadly accident cost Tsegai Gebremichael his life when Danae Marie Swartz hit his car on Route 113 in Hilltown Township.