This time of year, drivers in Erie County are all too aware of nature's fury. Even one's daily commute can prove life-threatening if bad weather or distracted drivers are a presence on the roads. In some cases, particularly on highways and interstates, a pileup may occur when enough cars run into each other. This happened recently on I-90, when snow and an icy slickness covered the roadway.
Insurance companies are notoriously difficult to deal with, especially when someone is in the vulnerable position of recovering from a car accident. Even if an Erie accident victim has top-notch insurance, and the other driver has solid insurance coverage as well, the post-accident period can be highly confusing. The solid experience of a team like
Pennsylvanians who have been driving for years would likely agree that experience is a major safeguard against car accidents. From commercial vehicle accidents to
When residents of Erie think of the term "car accident victim," they may be likely to picture a driver or a passenger. Indeed, countless car accident victims both locally and across the country are other occupants of a motor vehicle. Nonetheless, there are many other types of accident victims who can benefit from consultation with
Autumn in northwestern Pennsylvania is many residents' favorite time of year. Still, as summer transitions into fall, drivers should be reminded that with the change of season come different hazards on the road.
Driving in one's car is an everyday activity for most residents of the Erie area, yet is also one of the most dangerous things people must do on a regular basis. Families affected by car accidents understand all too well the emotional and financial implications of a damaging crash, let alone those caused by a fatal collision. When it comes to the legal courses of action that are possible after an accident, demonstrating negligence is key to eventually obtaining the
The quest to improve automobile safety is a never-ending one. There are really two main fronts that safety advocates have to work with when it comes to attempting to reduce
Most fatal crashes occur on trips within 25 miles of home. That's a statistic that has been around for a long time, but it continues to be used by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today.
One of the big concerns on the minds of a lot of baby boomers right now is that maybe their parents are getting too old to drive. The presumption behind that concern is probably that older drivers tend to get feeble and have slower reactions. Logic would seem to dictate that that translates into them being more likely to be in injury causing or fatal car accidents, right?
The Pennsylvania Turnpike experienced lane closures after a massive number of icy weather car crashes on Valentine's Day. A total of 75 to 100 motor vehicles were reportedly involved in crashes that day, causing 30 people to be injured. The