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Distracted drivers Are a Risk to All

January 18, 2012

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Distracted driving creates a serious safety risk to motorists and pedestrians of all ages, and particularly to relatively inexperienced drivers. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, there were 14,294 crashes statewide involving drivers who were distracted or were using a hand-held cell phone in 2010. Approximately 37 percent of those crashes involved a driver who was […]

New Teenager Driving Laws

January 16, 2012

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Pennsylvania has passed a new junior driving law that brings important changes to the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code.  The junior driver law, which was signed by Gov. Tom Corbett in October, 2011, increases the number of hours teenagers must practice driving, limits the number of friends they can transport and requires that they wear seat belts. A […]