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Increasing the odds of successful co-parenting after divorce

Making co-parenting work can present some unique challenges for former spouses in Pennsylvania, some of which may be less of an issue if the best interests of the child are kept in mind. Parents are often advised to acknowledge the importance of the other parent in the child's life. Discouraging a child from talking about that parent or disparaging them may create unnecessary emotional issues or cause a child to identify more with the alienated parent.

What are the main causes of drowsy driving?

Drowsy driving is a major concern among drivers, even those who are alert and well-rested. At any point in time, you could find yourself in close proximity to a driver who is in desperate need of sleep. Subsequently, there is a much greater chance of you being part of a car accident.

How biking to work makes you live longer

Large metropolitan's have seen an increase in bike commuters in recent decades. It is becoming an economical option over the high-maintenance costs of owning a vehicle. Not only does it save you money to bike to work, but it has also been shown to expand your life.

Study claims some drivers skeptical about mobile phone dangers

People in Pennsylvania who frequently use their phones to talk or text while driving may be less inhibited than other drivers or generally more addicted to using mobile tech. These were among the findings of researchers who published a study in "Risk Analysis: An International Journal" that looked at distracted driving behavior. Women respondents as well as those who had negative attitudes about safety also tended to use their phones more while driving.

Car accident deaths top 40,000 nationally for 2017

The National Safety Council gathers data on fatal car crashes in Pennsylvania and the rest of the country, and in so doing it makes use of data compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics. The NSC's preliminary estimate of fatalities on U.S. roads for 2017 is 40,100, slightly less than the reported 40,327 traffic fatalities in 2016. The 2017 number is 6 percent more than the number in 2015. Prior to 2016, the last year with 40,000 or more motor vehicle accident fatalities was 2007.

Does your choice in music impact how you drive?

Your parents only listen to classical music in the car; it is often soothing and relaxing. You like to listen to jazz or classic rock. It is a bit more upbeat and makes the drive exciting. Your teenage son likes to listen to punk rock and other fast, aggressive types of music. Whenever you ride with him, you feel like you can hardly hear anyone talk, the music is so loud.

Why it is important to change beneficiaries after divorce

When couples in Pennsylvania make the decision to divorce, there can be serious, immediate financial concerns that follow. However, the financial impacts of divorce are not only those that occur immediately after the end of a marriage. It can be particularly important to handle important matters relating to retirement funds, life insurance policies and other accounts with beneficiaries.

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