Any state of mind or set of behaviors that creates unsafe driving conditions deserves careful attention. Drivers should think about potential issues the same way that most drivers consider how much alcohol is in their bloodstream before getting behind the wheel.
Around the country, instances of fatal car accidents are up in the biggest two-year spike the country has seen since 1963 and 1964. According to national data, it was the largest spike over two consecutive years the country has seen since it made seatbelt mandatory. However, Pennsylvania was curiously not a part of that trend. However, while the rest of the country saw these figures climb in 2015 and 2016, Pennsylvania saw declining rates of fatalities in car accidents in 2016.
The moments and days after a serious car accident are painful and confusing. There's a lot to take care of -- you may have medical appointments; your injury might prevent you from working; and your family may have to change their schedules while you try to get better.
A car accident can be one of the scariest experiences in the world to survive. Unfortunately, the consequences of a car accident don’t remain on the road: Many people who survive motor vehicle accidents must cope with serious personal injuries as a result. These injuries can range from mild and temporary to severe and permanent.