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Statistics to know about drunk driving crashes

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.

Accident rates go up in urban areas and for large truck drivers

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.

Divorce after the age of 50 and the financial considerations

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.

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