Category: Vehicle Accidents

Philadelphia is inundated with distracted drivers, and that means more crashes, injuries, and deaths for all motorists. A new report conducted by Root Insurance Company, in honor of National Distracted Driver Awareness month, reveals that Philadelphia ranked as the third-worst city in the country when it comes to distracted driving, and Pennsylvania ranked as the fourth-least-focused state […]

Pennsylvania Car Wreck Lawyer

  What if Car Insurance Doesn’t Cover Costs? After a car crash, bills mount up rapidly. Your vehicle may be totaled or need major repairs, and your medical bills may be astronomical. If you have had serious injuries, you will have expenses for an ambulance, emergency room and hospitals, diagnostic tests, medications, and doctor and […]

Traffic congestion in Philly is so bad that the American Transportation Research Institute ranked the Schuylkill Expressway-Vine Street Expressway in their 2019 list of “Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks” in the nation. During rush hour, ATRI says, average speeds there dropped 5.88% from 2018 to 2019. Traffic backups are annoying and bad for your health, and […]

Pennsylvania Vehicle Accident Attorney

Roadside emergencies with responders’ lights flashing and sirens roaring may be fascinating, but when drivers take pictures of the emergency, they create a dangerous situation and can become the next victim of a crash. A recent survey by the National Safety Council and the Emergency Responder Safety Institute revealed that 71% of U.S. drivers take photos […]

Will More Traffic Cops Make Philly's Roads Safer?

Anyone driving in downtown Philly knows that traffic and congestion is horrendous.  Not only is there more gridlock, but we’re seeing more crashes. Last year, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia reported 103 traffic fatalities —including eight children. Despite these problems, a count of police citations shows that enforcement of traffic law has been declining in […]

Distracted driving car accidents

Smartphones are fun and make our lives easier, but our addiction to them has put us at a significantly higher risk of dying in a car crash. With new technology constantly emerging, there are more and more temptations to use phones for texting, browsing the internet, navigation, audio, and music — all activities that dangerously […]

April is distracted driving awareness month

Modern devices such as cell phones, dashboard touchscreens, voice commands and other technologies we use in cars are convenient, but they compete for our attention while driving, and the distractions they create pose a threat to the safety of all motorists. Unfortunately, distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America’s roadways. Every day, at least […]

Electronic Scooters Are More Dangerous Than You Think

Are Scooters Dangerous? Electronic scooters are a hot new way to get around town, but they also are a way to wind up in the hospital. Injuries from scooter accidents are often serious, and some have even led to death. Dockless electric scooters are useful because they can be picked up and discarded almost anywhere […]

Philly has 4 of Pennsylvanias 10 deadliest roads

Pennsylvania roads are dangerous, and with its large concentration of population, Philadelphia has the greatest number of crash-related deaths. In fact, according to PennDOT data on fatal car accidents, Philadelphia had more than a quarter of the road segments that were among the state’s most deadly from 2015-2017. During this period, Philly had 24 road segments […]

Driving at Night

Driving at night means taking your life in your hands, as traffic fatalities triple at night, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Almost half of the 40,000 U.S. car accident fatalities occur at night, even though there is 60 percent less traffic on our roads after dark. Night driving accidents climb during […]