While hunting season ramps up in Pennsylvania more people will be encountering deer in the roads. Fall is the peak time of year when deer-related accidents are at their worst, especially in this state. Pennsylvania is in the top three states with the most deer-related motor vehicle accidents in the country. Local drivers have a one in 67 chance of being in a deer-related accident. The other top states include West Virginia and Montana.
As an illustration that every "solution" brings with it additional and often unforeseen, problems, is the suggestion that with driverless, or autonomous automobile (the auto auto?), would radically reduce the number of highway fatalities and would exacerbate the problem of individuals in need of an organ donation.
When we discuss the topic of traffic accidents, most of the time the "accident" part of the discussion is due the vehicle crashes occurring in unpredictable locations and to random motorists. Of course, in the strictest sense, they are not random. If they were, insurance companies would no ideas on how to price their products. They use mathematical models to determine risk.
Car crashes can create many legal tangles. In a minor accident, parties may be able to rely on the insurance coverage of the responsible party to handle property damage. When the accident is more severe, you may have to hire an attorney to protect your rights to compensation.
Technology has led to improvements in many areas of life. In recent times, one thing in particular that technology has been turned towards is the prevention of auto accidents.
When a truck or car accident happens, you may hope for the best. If the other driver was clearly responsible, you may think that you can rely on their insurance company to offer you a fair settlement that fully compensates you for the damage and harm you have suffered. Whether the car accident occurs right here in Chambersburg, somewhere else in Pennsylvania or in some other state, you may not want to trust in the charity of the other driver's insurance company.
We often differentiate between car and truck accidents, with some being seen as "minor" while others are deemed "serious." We all understand the tragic of a serious accident, where the victims die and their families are left with the pain and emptiness of their death and the prospect of potentially years of litigation in an attempt to obtain compensation and lost earnings for the loss of their husband, wife, mother or father.
Being injured in a hit-and-run accident is extremely difficult for victims and their families. In addition to dealing with pain and suffering and facing medical expenses and property damage, it is very frustrating for victims when the person who is responsible for all of this runs away from the consequences. Unfortunately, it was recently reported that hit-and-run accidents are on the rise in major U.S. cities, and hit-and-run fatalities have increased across the nation in recent years.
A 54-year-old woman from Souderton was injured in a crash involving two vehicles on Sept. 18. The car accident occurred in Worcester Township around noon when an 18-year-old driver of a 2003 Jeep Liberty struck the woman's vehicle.
Authorities believe that alcohol may have been a factor in a recent fatal car accident in Middle Paxton Township. The early morning accident happened when a driver went the wrong way on the road, heading westbound in the eastbound lanes, and collided head-on into another vehicle. The wrong-way driver was injured and flown to a nearby hospital. The driver of the other vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.