Month: December 2012

City Officials in Beaver Falls Consider Banning Dogs

Concern for human health and safety may soon trump the right to own a dog in at least one Pennsylvania community.  City officials in Beaver Falls are considering a ban on dogs in one downtown business district.  They cite the problems that arise when owners tie dogs, particularly notorious breeds like Pit bulls and Rottweilers, to parking …

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Helmet Usage Has Increased Twenty Percent

Increased efforts to protect motorcyclists are leading to safer roadways.  Statistics from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration indicate that helmet usage has increased nearly twenty percent from 2004 to 2009.  Even as motorcyclists themselves appear to be taking action to prevent injuries on the road, other motorists must also be alert and attentive to the bikers …

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