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What Are the Most Common Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycle accidents can have devastating consequences for riders Motorcycling embodies a thrilling sense of freedom and adventure, but it also comes with risks due to negligent drivers. Every year, thousands of riders suffer injuries in motorcycle crashes, some of which can be severe or even fatal. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month - a time...

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Busting Distracted Driving Myths That Put Others at Risk

April Marks Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Maine Misconceptions about distracted driving can contribute to risky behaviors on the road and undermine efforts by others to get home safely. In Maine, an ongoing myth seems to be the assumption that intersections are great places to send and receive phone calls and text messages. Even without...

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How Truck Accidents Can Lead to Serious Brain Injuries

These factors have the potential to raise truck accident TBI risk Motor vehicle accidents are the third leading cause of traumatic brain injuries in Pennsylvania. Among these accidents, collisions involving semi-trucks often result in more serious and fatal brain injuries due to the sheer size and weight of commercial vehicles. The impact of a truck...

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PennDOT Investment in Traffic Safety Garners Mixed Reactions

Traffic safety improvements in Western Pennsylvania are necessary due to the area's growing concerns about road safety. That includes high accident rates and traffic congestion. The area's outdated road infrastructure and increased traffic demand call for improved road infrastructure to help prevent car accidents. Recently, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has invested money in...

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Motorists Say Distracted Driving Is Wrong—For Other Drivers

AAA survey exposes the rift between attitudes and engagement in bad driving behavior. Many Americans value driving, but a new AAA driver survey reveals a disconnect between drivers' attitudes and behaviors. For example, despite acknowledging the dangers of using cell phones to text and send emails while driving, many have admitted to doing so in...

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PennDOT Unveils Road Improvement Projects for 2024

There should be a third thing added to the list of inevitabilities you can expect in life: death, taxes, and construction on highways. Pittsburgh recently got a glimpse of future infrastructure plans from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Some big projects are coming up involving Parkway East, McKnight Road, and I-79. Here's what drivers in...

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Roundabouts in Pennsylvania Prove Effective in Reducing Car Accidents

In recent years, the installation of roundabouts in Pennsylvania has proven to be a game-changer for road safety and traffic management. A comprehensive review by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) focused on 36 single-lane and six multi-lane roundabouts at intersections previously controlled by stop signs or signals. The results are compelling: fatalities, injuries, and...

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Pennsylvania Had the 4th Most Truck Accidents in 2022

Like many other states, truck accidents are a serious concern in Pennsylvania. Due to the extensive network of highways and interstates that crisscross the state, Pennsylvania sees significant truck traffic. The size and weight of these vehicles alone are enough to cause serious and fatal crashes. If you or a loved one was injured in...

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Can You Get Compensation for a Broken Wrist in a Car Accident?

In Pittsburgh, car accidents frequently lead to significant injuries, with broken wrists being among the most common. If you find yourself facing this situation, you likely have a lot of questions, including the potential value of your wrist injury claim and the legal options available to you to hold the at-fault driver accountable for your...

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