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Do You Know the Signs of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

September 19th, 2017

Fall is right around the corner, which means the Fall sports season is officially here! We love cheering on our teams alongside parents, students, and faculty, but are reminded of the potential risks student-athletes face every day. Research shows that Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are the leading cause of sports-related deaths. A concussion can cause…

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Stay Safe This Labor Day

August 31st, 2017

Safety Tips to Follow This Labor Day Weekend! During this Labor Day weekend, the National Safety Council estimates that 421 deaths will occur and that there will be an additional 48,400 injuries that require medical attention. While these statistics may seem daunting, there are ways to help prevent accidents and injury to you or your…

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Did You Know A New Law Will Affect The Way Pennsylvania Cracks Down on DUI Offenders?

August 7th, 2017

According to the most recent PennDOT report on crash statistics, alcohol was a contributing factor in almost 30% of car accident deaths in Pennsylvania.  This number has been increasing over the past ten years, and lawmakers want to put a stop to drinking & driving related fatalities. Drunken driving accidents are preventable, and it is…

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Tractor Trailer Accident On Route 72 Serves As A Reminder Of Unique Risks 18-Wheelers Pose To Drivers

July 28th, 2017

Tractor-trailers and large commercial vehicles help to transport needed goods throughout the country. The problem is that over 80,000 injury crashes alone occur each year with tractor-trailers and commercial trucks. Unfortunately, these accidents tend to cause significant injuries and fatalities due to the sheer size and weight of 18-wheelers compared to cars. Earlier this week,…

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Crash Due To “Selfie” In Adams County Highlights Risks Of Distracted Driving

July 24th, 2017

Recently, a driver in Adams County was taking a “selfie” behind the wheel before his vehicle crossed the road and went airborne, landing on a concrete slab. His vehicle came to a halt after running over a sign for a local Animal Wellness Clinic. The driver was taken to the hospital where he was reported…

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Did You Know There Are 15 Car Crashes Every Hour In Pennsylvania?

July 18th, 2017

Did You Know there Is 15 Car Crashes Every Hour In Pennsylvania? Due to the innovations and numerous safety improvements in cars today, there has been a slow decline in car accident fatalities in the US.  However, in 2016 the U.S. Department of transportation noted seeing car crashes rising, many of these accidents now being…

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Steer Clear Law: What is it?

August 13th, 2015

What is Pennsylvania’s Steer Clear Law? Pennsylvania’s Steer Clear Law was created in 2006. It was created in order to keep those in roadside situations safe. The Steer Clear Law requires motorists to move into another lane as they approach a tow truck, a traffic stop, or emergency responders on the side of the road. If you see emergency lights flashing, flares, signs, or any warning at…

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Distracted Driving Studies

May 11th, 2015

Recent Studies Highlight Frequency of Distracted Driving Do you change clothes while driving? Put on your make-up? Smoke? Text? A survey was commissioned by Erie Insurance in March that showed that you are not alone. The  results of the survey showed this: 30% of drivers admitted to texting while driving. 75% saw someone else do it. 30% of drivers smoke while operating their vehicle. 4% have brushed…

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Road Trip Safety Tips

April 30th, 2015

Stay Safe on Your Road Trip Spring time is here. Summer isn’t too far off. Over the course of the next few weeks, college kids will be flooding home and the younger kids will be wrapping up their school year. What will you and your kids be doing this summer? Have a road trip planned? Whether you are driving towards a destination, or just taking a…

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Car Accident Leads to Steroid Injections

March 5th, 2015

$150,000 to Accident Victim Who Needed Steroid Injections & Surgery. A man was driving his car on Market Street in Camp Hill, PA when he put his hand up to block out the sun in his eyes. He did not see the traffic stop in front of him, and rear-ended a second car. This set off a chain reaction which caused 4 cars to be…

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Safe Driving Tips for Teens

March 4th, 2015

The first time your teen gets behind the wheel of a car is a terrifying time for parents. Here are some tips you can give your teen drivers to help them exercise safe driving. 1) Follow the Speed Limit …and all other driving rules. Drivers education classes and studying for permit tests teach the rules of the road like following speed limit, proper hand placement, proper mirror placement,…

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