Category: Car Accidents

Do insurance companies cover road rage incidents?

Car Accidents
  June 15, 2021

Engaging in road rage in Pennsylvania could put you and other motorists and passengers in danger. It might seem safe to assume that if you get in an accident, your insurance company will cover the damages. However, many insurance companies don’t cover accidents caused by road rage, leaving you to foot the bill. How could road rage affect your coverage?…

Four common dangerous driving habits

Car Accidents
  May 13, 2021

Getting into a car accident can have devastating effects on your health or could even end your life. It’s important that you stay safe while driving to reduce the risk of a collision. Here are some of the most dangerous driving habits in Pennsylvania that you should avoid. Using your phone Almost everyone has a cellphone, and many people don’t…

The “100 deadliest days” are dangerous for everyone

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents
  April 26, 2021

When getting behind the wheel of a car, you do your best to avoid car accidents. You pay attention to the rules of the road, you don’t engage in distracted driving, and you’re aware of what other drivers are doing around you. In spite of all you do to avoid an accident, that may be harder to do once the…

What is seatbelt syndrome?

Car Accidents
  April 1, 2021

Car accidents can be traumatizing experiences. As much as you’d like to put it behind you, sometimes injuries can show up long after the initial incident. If you get into a car accident in Pennsylvania or other states, you want to be on the lookout for seatbelt syndrome. Seatbelt syndrome is an injury sustained during a car accident from the…

The dangers of driving in winter weather

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accidents
  December 22, 2020

Winter driving conditions are often treacherous in Pennsylvania, but there are measures drivers can take to greatly increase their chances of reaching their destinations safely. Many winter accidents involve vehicles that have been poorly maintained, and motorists who do not adjust their driving habits to account for slippery road surfaces or reduced visibility cause many others. These accidents are almost…

Road risk: How to reduce the chances of an accident

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accidents
  December 8, 2020

Car accidents are a common occurrence, and no matter how big or small, they can be devastating for a person or business to go through. Therefore, it is important to keep in mind the things needed to keep yourself and your loved ones safe while driving. The following includes some of the best ways to reduce the chances of an…

First three to six minutes of driving can be especially unsafe

Car Accidents
  November 25, 2020

Car trips under 10 minutes long are among the most dangerous, according to a study from the telematics provider Dolphin Technologies. The results of the study should intrigue drivers in Pennsylvania, especially those who habitually use their car for short trips. Accidents within the first three minutes The data, taken from vehicles that had installed one of Dolphin’s devices, consisted…

Can you receive compensation after a road rage incident?

Car Accidents
  November 25, 2020

Every driver in Pennsylvania has experienced road rage at some point. Sometimes you’re the one dealing with road rage when traffic is slow and the people in front of you won’t get out of your way. Other times, you’re dealing with an aggressive driver who pulls out in front of you, flashes their lights, drives too close to your vehicle…

Daylight saving time affects driving dangers

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accidents
  November 6, 2020

Pennsylvania is among the many states that adjust their clock for daylight savings time. When the annual “fall back” happens, darkness comes even sooner. That leaves many people driving home from work under nighttime driving conditions, which can increase the odds of suffering a motor vehicle accident. Many other potential dangers arise with the yearly time changes that impact most…

Vital steps to take after a car accident

Car Accidents, Personal Injury
  October 21, 2020

Maybe you suffered serious injuries in a car accident in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The shock and the stress can easily lead victims to omit certain important steps after the crash. Below is a summary of what victims ideally should be able to do immediately following the incident. Checking for injuries and calling the police Both parties in a crash should first…