How Optical Illusions May Trick Montgomery County Drivers Into Slowing Down

Speed-related accidents are a leading cause of injuries and fatalities around the world. While the United States has taken the usual approaches to slowing down drivers, such as more police enforcement, other countries have gotten creative with optical illusions. Take Iceland, for example. In 2017, a small town painted special stripes on its roads that […]

How Snowy Conditions Can Lead to Slip and Fall Injuries — When Philadelphia Property Owners May Be Responsible for Your Injuries

It is the bane of every Philadelphians’ existence: navigating icy, snowy and slushy sidewalks throughout the city each winter.  Not only is it messy and slow-going, but it raises the risk of falling each time that you step outside. Slip and fall accidents can lead to serious injuries. In many cases, the homeowner may be […]

Stay Safe During Halloween Season

There’s nothing quite like Pennsylvania during Halloween season. Between the decorations, the movies, the parties, and the trick-or-treating, nearly everyone gets to play a part and have fun during the Halloween season. Halloween Season Poses Safety Risks Unfortunately, certain risks come along with Halloween. There are more pedestrians on the road, kids are out running […]

What to Do if You are Injured in a Philadelphia Hit-and-Run

Philadelphia is a busy city, bustling with cars, pedestrians, and bicyclists, and everyone on the road has to work together to keep the flow of traffic going in the right direction. When a pedestrian or a bicyclist is hit by a vehicle in Philadelphia, traffic is typically affected adversely, regardless of whether the pedestrian was […]

Pennsylvania Pedestrian Accident Statistics

In 2013, the most recent year for which there are national statistics, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 4,735 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes on public highways and more than 66,000 were injured. This works out to approximately one pedestrian killed every two hours and one injured every eight minutes. Out […]