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What happens if your car accident involves a government vehicle?

A lot of different people use Pennsylvania's roadways each and every day. Many are private citizens and others may be governmental workers. These workers may cause a car accident just like any other driver. When a government vehicle is responsible for causing a crash, car accident victims may not understand their legal rights.

Several people injured in 2 vehicle car accident

Parents throughout Pennsylvania trust that school buses will take their children to school and back home again safely. In many cases, school buses are the safest form of transportation for children. However, school buses are not immune to car accidents. When an accident occurs between a school bus and another vehicle, the results can be very serious.

Moving a child out of a booster seat in a car

Most Pennsylvania parents want to do everything they can to keep the child safe from harm. While this can be an easy task in some situations, it can be more difficult when in the car. Drivers sometimes have very little control over preventing accidents. In many cases, a negligent driver is responsible for causing an accident.

How can you prevent a back-over car accident?

When a person is around a car, there's always the risk of injury. While people think cars are just normal personal property, they are really dangerous heavy machinery. With the simplest of mistakes, an accident can occur that can cause a serious injury or death to those in or around the vehicle.

Car accidents often require expert help

Not all Pennsylvania residents have to deal with the aftermath of a car accident every day, thankfully. If a person is lucky, they will never have to experience one. But, in all likelihood, people will have to deal with at least one car accident in their lifetime. Therefore, understanding how to respond to an accident can be important for all Pennsylvania residents.

When you or your children are injured in an accident, take action

In previous posts on this blog, we have discussed the importance of several safety features found in cars. For adults and older adolescents, there are seat belts to help keep them safe. For babies and younger children, there are car seats. In both cases, Pennsylvania law requires that these safety devices be used to prevent injuries in the case of a car accident.

Pennsylvania car seat safety laws

Many Pennsylvania parents want to do everything they can to protect their children. When it comes to car safety, that means ensuring that their children are using a car seat whenever they are in the car. However, using a car seat is about more than just protecting a person's child; it's about following the law.

Commonwealth v. Candice Steinbacher – Motion for Judgement Acquittal Granted

Motion for Judgment of Acquittal for a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) prosecution was granted by Lycoming County President Judge Nancy L. Butts, after Attorney Kyle Rude argues that the Commonwealth could not prove Ms. Steinbacher was in actual physical control of a motor vehicle. Ms. Steinbacher was arrested after Williamsport City Police believed she switched seats with her boyfriend in order to avoid an arrest for DUI.

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