Pedestrian Deaths On The Rise

According to research done on behalf of the Governors Highway Safety Association which represents the state highway safety offices, pedestrian deaths have risen faster than motorist fatalities and are up to 6000 total last year. Why are there more pedestrian

Car Accidents On Icy Roads

If you have been in a car accident or truck accident due to icy conditions, the insurance company is not going to give you a break because you lost control on an icy patch you couldn’t see. You have to

THE REASON YOU NEED UNINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE

In excess of 1 million people are driving around in the U.S. without any auto insurance because they cannot afford it. This includes 1.1 million drivers in PA! What happens if you are hit by one of these uninsured folks?

Social Media and your accident

Nowdays it is commonplace for people to jump on Facebook or Twitter and spew out personal life details to friends and others. It is certainly an era of lightening quick communication which can be an incredible and efficient tool for

Your Teen is Ready to Drive? Make that Prospect Less Frightening

So your baby is all grown up (or thinks he is) and wants to get his driver’s license. While having a teen on your auto policy is likely to raise the price of your insurance, there are things you can

After an Auto Accident

Many people think that common sense dictates what is to be done after an auto accident. Maybe so, but our common sense can desert us under stress. It is a good idea to keep this simple checklist in your car

Aging Tires Can Cause Accidents

Cars are expensive to own and require the owner to continually buy “consumables” such as gas, oil, filters, spark plugs, and windshield wipers. Among these consumables are tires, and most car owners understand that they will have to replace their

Do’s and Don’ts in a Lawsuit

While no one looks forward to being involved in a personal injury lawsuit, keeping in mind some simple do’s and don’ts should help to make your case as simple as possible. DO keep all appointments regarding your case, especially those

Auto Breakdown Safety Tips

At some point most of us will have to deal with a car that has broken down. Whether the problem is a simple flat tire or something more serious, here are some safety tips for handling a breakdown: If you

Whiplash Can Be a Debilitating Injury

Most of us have heard the term whiplash. Frequently it brings to mind images of a person wearing a large padded collar to hold his neck in place. But is there more about whiplash we need to know? What Is

Taking the Bite Out of Auto Insurance

Even as payments by insurance companies for property damage and injuries shrink, insurance rates continue to rise. However, there are a number of things that the savvy consumer can do to lower his rates and reduce the auto insurance bite.

If You Are in an Automobile Accident . . .

There are approximately 12 million car accidents in the United States each year. It is a disturbing fact that you or someone you know is likely to be involved in an auto accident. Take a few minutes to read the

Pets in the Car: Buckle Up

Most people today know the importance of buckling up when they get in the car, but few know that the same rule should be applied to their pets. People will often drive with their pets in the car. That trip

Tired Truckers Cause Accidents

Of all of the causes of truck collisions, one of the most preventable gets the least press: driver fatigue—put simply, tired truckers. Federal law both limits the maximum number of hours that a truck driver is supposed to drive and

What to Do When You Are Injured in an Auto Accident

If you have been injured in an accident and have hired an attorney to assist you in making a claim, try to keep the following in mind: Help Your Attorney Help You Your attorney is on your side, fighting for

Collisions with Pedestrians

The Stats When a pedestrian and a car collide, the pedestrian always loses out. In 2009, about 5,900 pedestrians lost their lives in such collisions in the United States, or one every 90 minutes. These deaths account for 11% of

RVS and Aging Tires: A Deadly Combination

As the population ages and begins to retire, many retirees are purchasing recreational vehicles, giving them the freedom to travel around the country at their own pace and with their own itinerary. RVs have become more popular, and they have

RV Accidents: Preparing For The Worst

RVs of all sizes are becoming more and more popular. With their increased popularity, there is a higher probability of their involvement in accidents on the highways and byways of our country. However, with some advance planning, you will be

Do you have any clue whether your auto insurance is adequate to protect you?

Most people are searching for auto insurance based on getting the cheapest deal they can to afford compliance with the law.  Life is expensive and this is not one of the items we love to spend money on.  However, buying

Fall leaves and rain=slippery roads

The leaves are falling now and even when the weather is fairly warm, if it rains, the leaves combined with rain and oily discharge from vehicles can make the roads quite slick. It doesn’t have to be snowing or sleeting

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