In theory, defensive driving should not be necessary. If everyone obeyed all traffic laws and did not make any mistakes, you could zip along with hardly a care in the world. As long as you also followed the laws and never made mistakes, you'd never have an accident.
Self-driving cars are the wave of the future, but that future might be further off than we think. Recently, an accident in Arizona has caused many to re-evaluate driverless vehicle safety guidelines.
The steel industry remains alive and well in Butler, Pennsylvania, home of an AK Steel plant and a major regional employer. Its presence supports the economic needs and livelihoods of many families in the area. While the industry supports Butler's economic engine, it also has some pitfalls - primarily related to workplace hazards.
Spring is here and it is time to start getting the bikes out of the garages and taking to the roads across Pennsylvania. There really is nothing like the feel of the engine and the rush of the air. But before you head out, you know that you need to get your ride ready to go for the summer.
Despite how minor and humorous they may appear in television shows or movies, slip-and-fall incidents can result in serious injuries. Sometimes, these common accidents can even prove fatal. In fact, more than a million people head to emergency rooms each year because of slip-and-fall incidents. There are certain steps you can take to reduce your risk of joining this group, such as wearing shoes or boots with good traction and moving slowly on slick surfaces. Still, if a property isn't carefully maintained, even your best efforts may not prevent a slip-and-fall.
You've heard of self-driving cars, but how about a self-driving shuttle bus? The first autonomously driven shuttle bus -- sponsored by AAA -- recently got to test its skills in Las Vegas. The problem is, two hours after the bus went into operation, it got into a crash.
Drowsy driving affects thousands of people every year. People don't always cause collisions every time they drive drowsy, but those who do may cause serious accidents that result in life-changing injuries or deaths.
There is no denying the fact that dog is man's best friend. However, there's something you need to know: Dogs are known to bite and attack people every now and again.
Students in Butler and surrounding counties are enjoying the last gasps of summer before facing the challenges of another school year. As many of them are newly-minted Pennsylvania drivers — and still others will be climbing in to the school systems' Driver's Ed vehicles for a semester of hands-on instruction — it's a good time to focus on the problem of distracted driving by teens.
It doesn't matter what time of day it is, if you venture out onto a Pennsylvania roadway, you'll likely be sharing the road with intoxicated drivers. Getting hit, seriously injured or killed by a drunk driver is a risk that everybody takes when they get on the road.