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February 2016 Archives

Video footage of distracted driving crashes is revealing

We speak often in this blog about distracted driving, and for good reason. Distracted driving is one of the most dangerous threats to public safety in the Pittsburgh area. Nationwide, thousands are injured and killed each year by drivers who choose not to focus on operating their powerful motor vehicle safely.

Would lane splitting reduce motorcycle crashes in Pennsylvania?

Have you ever seen a motorcyclist riding between the lanes? This is known as “lane splitting.” Though it may look strange, and it is not currently legal in most of the U.S., there are arguments that lane splitting is a safer alternative for riders, according to the American Motorcyclist Association.

New evidence in helmet-maker products liability case

The media has been buzzing about the safety risks inherent to professional football players for years. As more and more former players begin to speak out, the unwanted attention continues to grow. In 2013, football players accepted a settlement offered by the National Football League, but that was not the end of potential litigation involving former NFL players.

Enforcing Pennsylvania's distracted driving law proves difficult

An article on WPXI-TV’s website shows the challenges law enforcement and prosecutors face in catching and charging distracted drivers. Though Pennsylvania has an anti-texting and driving law, joining many other states, actually enforcing that law can be difficult.

Did Henry VIII of England have a TBI?

King Henry VIII was one of the most influential monarchs in British history. He created the Church of England after a dispute with the Catholic Church over his desire to annul his first marriage. In his quest for a male heir, Henry ended up getting married six times and executing two of his wives.