5 common causes of falling accidents

Falling can result in a variety of injuries, from a minor sprain to a debilitating brain injury. These accidents are disturbingly common, too. According to statistics from the National Floor Safety Institute, more than eight million ER visits every year are because of...

How do self-driving cars work?

For years, people have been excited about the prospect of autonomous, or self-driving, vehicles. How convenient would it be to sit in your own vehicle, program your destination into the computer and then sit back and enjoy a cup of coffee and your morning news apps...

Why are teenagers such reckless drivers?

Teenagers feature prominently in many stories and examples of bad driving, and quite a few people have wondered, "Why are they so reckless?" Is it their parents? Is it the culture? Is it their brains? First things first: Some teenagers, many, really, are safe and...

Seat belts save many, but not all

It is a fact that wearing a seat belt when traveling in a motor vehicle in Pennsylvania may be one of the best ways to reduce the risk of losing one’s life in a car crash. Unfortunately, even seat belt use is not a 100-percent guarantee. Seat belt use, however...

The overlooked danger of parking lots

When most people think of car accidents, they imagine two vehicles hitting each other on the street or highway. However, a large portion of accidents occurs in parking lots and garages when vehicles are moving at relatively slow speeds. In fact, CBS News reported...

Do you know how to spot a drunk driver?

Everyone knows that drinking alcohol and driving do not mix. The risk of getting caught, crashing into another person and becoming injured is too great. Yet, some individuals still take chances and drive while buzzed, knowing those dangers.  As a motorist who...

Who to contact after a car accident

Car accidents happen all the time, and they can range in severity. A report from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation found that in 2014, an average of 332 car accidents happened every single day. This resulted in over 200 people suffering injuries daily. For...