Car Accidents

Pennsylvania Encourages Safe Driving with Young Driver Law

In Pennsylvania, young drivers are being issued their drivers licenses only after they complete a program that encourages safe driving habits. The Young Driver Law puts teenagers through a three-step program that helps them improve their skill, experience, and decision-making process when behind the wheel. The law has proven effective in enhancing driver safety among …

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The Rate of Motorcycle Accidents Soar; Lawyers Can Help

Recently, two auxiliary police officers were charged with official misconduct in the fatal accident of a 31-year-old man from Paterson. The officers are alleged to have sounded their vehicle’s sirens, which led Randolph Waddy to reasonably believe they were making a traffic stop. According to local ordinances, the officers are not allowed to make traffic …

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New Jersey Governor Candidate injured in Car Collision

In February New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Barbara Buono, suffered minor injuries when her car was involved in an accident. She was leaving an event and being driven home by an assistant when her driver attempted to turn and collided with an oncoming car. The 59-year-old senator suffered a minor injury to her forehead. Buono’s …

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Taking the “Hit” out of “Hit and Run”

In Commonwealth v. Lowry, Pennsylvania’s Superior Court recently held that, even when a vehicle never strikes another car or a person, a reckless driver can still be criminally charged and convicted of causing an accident involving death or personal injury and summary offenses of operating a motor vehicle without financial responsibility and careless driving.   The …

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