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Blog Posts in April, 2014

  • Higher gas prices mean more motorcycle accident fatalities

    The results of a recent study by the National Safety Council showed that there is a strong tie between gas prices and motorcycle fatality rates. This news may not be a surprise to some. Motorcycles are fuel efficient. When gas prices are high, motorcycle owners have strong a financial incentive to ride them more often than less fuel-efficient vehicles. When more motorcycles are on the road, the ...
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  • Pennsylvania car accident kills 5; 2 others badly hurt

    Excessive speed is believed to have been a contributing factor in an Armstrong County crash that multiple officials said was the worst accident they had ever seen. The fatal car accident occurred when the 19-year-old driver of a Ford Mustang lost control of his vehicle on a curve, turned sideways into oncoming traffic, and was broadsided by a vehicle driven by a 41-year-old woman, who died ...
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  • Man with 8 DUI arrests pleads guilty to driver's death

    Driving under the influence is a troublingly common offense in America today. Perhaps you know of a friend or family member who has been arrested for drunk driving—possibly even on more than one occasion. But have you ever known of someone with eight DUI arrests? A Pennsylvania man who recently pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide has been arrested a total of eight times since 1981. The eighth and ...
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  • Father of pedestrian accident victim asks for justice

    Not long ago a driver claimed the life of a Pennsylvania man in a hit-and-run accident. The driver was headed home from a friend’s business when the auto-pedestrian accident occurred. The victim’s father is still trying to come to terms with the loss. The father is especially bitter about the callous actions of the driver. He cannot understand how someone could just walk away from such an ...
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