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Why Is Tire Health So Important?

July 1, 2022

While most people know that owning or leasing a vehicle entails regular maintenance, many neglect to take care of their tires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that as many as 11,000 tire-related auto accidents happen yearly. Many of these car accidents are caused by people not checking their tire pressure, treads, or not rotating tires. Defective tires also cause some of these accidents.…

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Can a Car Accident Make Scoliosis Worse?

June 23, 2022

A car accident could seriously exacerbate a pre-existing health condition. This is true for medical conditions involving the back and spine, which are highly vulnerable. Scoliosis is one of these conditions, affecting an estimated 6 to 9 million people in the United States. People with scoliosis have an irregular curvature of the spine and may have chronic back pain and other symptoms that may worsen…

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What Types of Car Accidents Are the Most Fatal?

June 17, 2022

Over 30,000 people die each year in car accidents in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were more than 38,000 accident fatalities in 2020 and more than 36,000 fatalities in 2019. Out of all the car accident fatalities in 2020, 45 percent were due to risky driving behaviors. These behaviors were speeding, failure to wear a seat belt,…

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What Are the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer?

June 8, 2022

The 100 Deadliest Days of Summer refers to the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The leading cause of death for teenagers is motor vehicle crashes. When school lets out, the rate of fatal car accidents for teenagers increases by 26 percent during these summer days. This increase, coupled with the fact that teenage drivers have the highest crash rate of any age…

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What Are Smart Headlights?

June 2, 2022

Technology keeps advancing, including auto safety features in cars. While some nations have cars with smart headlights, the U.S. is still manufacturing cars with seemingly outdated headlight systems. Therefore, it might be worth taking a closer look at the benefits of smart headlights. Most cars have a simple headlight system that enables a driver to change from one brightness setting to another: high to low,…

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How Can Drivers Prepare for Memorial Day Weekend?

May 18, 2022

Memorial Day weekend is a time for families and friends to gather for the unofficial start of summer. For many people, it means traveling at least a few hours away to spend a long weekend with people you may not have seen in some time. Car accidents spike due to all the different vehicles on the road during the holiday weekend, leading to tragic outcomes.…

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How Do I Choose the Right Car Accident Lawyer?

May 12, 2022

More than 11,000 car accidents take place each year in Philadelphia. Being injured in a car accident is overwhelming, but handling your claim could be more stressful. If you are involved in an accident resulting in severe injuries and property damage, it is wise to hire a lawyer rather than handle the case on your own. Severe injuries from a car accident can result in…

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What Are Safety Tips for Driving in the Rain?

May 3, 2022

Especially during the spring and summer months, Pennsylvania can get inundated with rain and poor weather conditions. If you find yourself on the road when a rainstorm hits, you can take steps to make sure you get where you are going safely. Keep Your Headlights On Most newer model cars come standard with daytime running headlights. This safety feature helps other cars see you even…

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What Should You Do if You Hit a Parked Car?

April 26, 2022

Hitting a parked car is no different than any other car accident. It can ruin a person’s day, but doing the wrong thing can make matters worse. Too many motorists either choose to leave the scene or do not take the proper steps to minimize the possible repercussions. It is a simple choice of making sure of whether or not it remains a minor infraction…

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Can Potholes Cause Serious Accidents?

April 20, 2022

A pothole can cause a severe car accident and injuries. If you have driven around the greater Philadelphia region, you know that potholes are fairly common. Whether a pothole can cause a crash depends on several factors. Not every pothole is dangerous. Most of them cause minor damage to a vehicle. There are many drivers who suffer damaged tires, axels, and shocks after hitting a…

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