With spring on the way, many motorcyclists in the Erie area are bound to be looking forward to warmer weather. Riding a motorcycle is a great way to get around, as well as a fun form of recreation. But, like many forms of recreation, it carries its risks as well as its rewards. When a
In last week's post, the dangers of Pennsylvania seasonal rain and fog were discussed. Another cause of dangerous truck accidents, though, can be the related potholes that tend to crop up every spring in the Erie area. When potholes are located on highways and interstates, the dangers they pose can be severe. Still, drivers must remain attentive and avoid potholes, so long as that avoidance does not entail swerving into another vehicle. Escaping damaging obstacles in the road may not always be easy, but it is every driver's responsibility.
It is often said that the month of March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. For residents of northwestern Pennsylvania, though, the entire month may feel like an endurance test regarding bad weather. March weather in Erie can bring anything from blizzard conditions to sleet, hail, ice, fog, rain and even flooding. While the unpredictable weather is not going away, neither are those who must travel local roads each day in semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles. In order for drivers of big rigs to avoid
With the winter season in full swing, many Erie residents may have slipped on an icy sidewalk or a snow-covered walkway in the past few months. For elderly residents, falls can be a particular threat year-round, because falls can occur anywhere and at any time. Those with loved ones in a nursing home may wonder how these facilities, which are tasked with caring for the elderly, can help prevent falls among their residents.