State College Pennsylvania Law Category: motor vehicle accidents

Motorcycle accidents and distractions July 14, 2020 | motor vehicle accidents

Motorcyclists often worry about distracted drivers causing a crash, such as those who eat behind the wheel, use their phones while driving or talk to other people in the car and lose focus on the road. However, motorcyclists must watch out for various distractions that increase their own likelihood of causing or becoming involved in a crash. There are several ways in which motorcyclists are distracted… READ MORE

1 driver injured, 1 dead in 2-vehicle crash June 05, 2020 | motor vehicle accidents

A portion of Route 8 in Hampton, Pennsylvania, closed down recently following a two-vehicle crash that left one driver dead and the other injured. Authorities continue to investigate the collision and intend to determine whether to file charges in consultation with the district attorney’s office.  The collision occurred in the area of Mt. Royal Boulevard in the early afternoon of Tuesday, May 26th, 2020. Neither vehicle carried any… READ MORE

Are you wearing your seatbelt incorrectly? May 18, 2020 | motor vehicle accidents

Seatbelts are simple yet very effective safety devices found in every modern vehicle. They are standard because they work to save lives in accidents. However, if you do not wear one properly, it may not be as effective and could harm you in a crash. This is why children must sit in booster seats once they are too big for a safety seat. The booster puts… READ MORE

Dashboard dangers: Common knee injuries after a car accident May 01, 2020 | motor vehicle accidents

While injuries to the knee after a car accident are common, other injuries typically spring to mind when people think of injuries suffered in car accidents. These can include whiplash, brain trauma and more. However, car accident victims should not overlook knee injuries. Both drivers and front-seat passengers are at risk for substantial knee impact during an accident.  Common knee injuries Drivers and passengers should be aware… READ MORE

Pedestrian deaths in Pennsylvania on the rise April 28, 2020 | motor vehicle accidents

With the arrival of spring, more people tend to think about getting outdoors to enjoy the more temperate weather and change of seasons. Whether walking the dog or going for a jog, people can be in the position of being a pedestrian among vehicles at any turn. Sadly, there can be a very dangerous side to this reality as it seems too many drivers fail to… READ MORE