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Touch screens in cars distract older drivers more than cellphones

When Allentown residents hear about distracted driving, they often think of teenagers or young adults looking down at their phones while behind the wheel. Of course, cellphone use among drivers is still a primary concern and cause of car accidents on Pennsylvania roads.

Could relaxed truck drive time rules put Pennsylvanians at risk?

Recently, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that they plan to ease up on some of their strict driving time regulations. For many truck drivers, this seems like good news. However, reducing these regulations could put other motorists on Pennsylvania roads in danger. 

Why are the summer months so dangerous for drivers?

Most Pennsylvanians might consider the winter months of ice and snow to be the most dangerous for drivers. However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that July through September are actually some of the deadliest months on the road. 

Texting behind the wheel is banned, but is the law effective?

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. 

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