Drivers in Pennsylvania are used to the twisting curves and the hilly terrain on the Turnpike. Two truck drivers recently experienced the hazards that can be present on this highway.
The tricky thing about drowsy driving is that you never know when it will sneak into your vehicle. You're feeling good one second, but then your eyes begin to droop. From there, you feel like falling asleep and everything begins to go downhill.
When you're walking, you don't expect to run into trouble. Even so, you could be part of a slip-and-fall accident when you least expect it. This holds true both indoors and outdoors.
The rate of traffic fatalities related to drunk driving have gone down 48 percent since 1982. Furthermore, there has been an 80 percent decrease in fatalities for Pennsylvania drivers and others who are under the age of 21. In 2017, there were 3.3 alcohol-impaired fatalities per 100,000 people, which was a decrease of 64 percent since 1982. However, this is an average across the 50 states, and there were 22 states that were at or below this level.
With the holiday season closing in, there's a good chance you're making your plans and thinking about what you need to do to prepare. If you come to find that you're taking a road trip, there's a lot that goes into remaining safe.
There was a 2 percent decline in traffic fatalities in 2017 according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). However, there was an 18.7 percent increase in fatalities in crashes involving large trucks. There are many possible reasons why this is happening including the fact that more vehicles are traveling on roads in Pennsylvania and around the country.
When you get behind the wheel, it's easy to pay attention to the things you can personally do to remain safe. After all, you're in full control of everything that happens.
Getting a divorce can be devastating at any age. Divorces between adults over the age of 50 have increased greatly over the last several decades in Pennsylvania. Most people at this age have planned for retirement for many years and wonder how they will be able to afford it after a divorce. There are several ways to prevent a divorce from affecting retirement.