Car Accidents

Good News: PA Sets All-time Low for Road Deaths

Pennsylvania sets record low for roadway deaths2019 marked the lowest number of road deaths in Pennsylvania since the commonwealth started collecting such data. It is also worth recalling that 2019 was pre-COVID, meaning that the record was set independent of the drop in travel on the nation’s roadways ushered in by the onset of the global novel coronavirus pandemic.

The year brought just 1,059 deaths on the state’s roadways. And, while a four-figure ...

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2019 Saw 2% Decrease in Fatal Auto Accidents

2019 Saw 2% Decrease in Fatal Auto AccidentsWhile the novel coronavirus and its impact on travel will likely be one of the biggest stories to come out of 2020, 2019 had a decrease of its own in traffic deaths on the nation’s roadways. According to a report released by the World Health Organization, 38,800 people died in car crashes on US roads last year. The number represents a 2% drop from the ...

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Tour Bus Company Sued Over Pennsylvania Turnpike Crash

lawsuits filed over fatal bus crash on Pennsylvania turnpikeThe road leading up to the curve might have a speed limit of 70 mph, but signs at the start of the turn tell drivers to slow to 55 mph in order to safely negotiate it before returning to their normal speed on the other side. Unfortunately, those warnings most likely went unheeded by the driver of a tour bus with dozens of people aboard. The results were ...

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