Motor vehicle accidents have many causes, from crashes which are the result of intoxicated driving to icy roads and speeding. In this blog post, our law office will take a closer look at driver inexperience, which can be problematic for drivers of all age groups. Many people recognize that teens and young drivers who have spent little time behind the wheel may be more likely to cause an accident due to inexperience, but older drivers may also run the risk of a crash caused by inexperience.
In many parts of the U.S., the winter months can be a dangerous time of year to get behind the wheel. With snows, ice and winter storms that bring heavy rainfall and strong winds, there are a number of weather-related hazards to watch out for. In some instances, it might be smart to avoid driving until conditions have improved. Some people, however, have to drive to work or take to the road for some other important reason. You should never drive when you are worried the road conditions being unsafe, but there are some hazards to watch out for throughout the winter and a number of tips to stay safe.
With more than 120,000 miles of roads, Pennsylvanians have no shortage of opportunities for automobile accidents. However, recent statistics show the 2017 traffic fatality rate was the lowest since the commonwealth started keeping records in 1935.