3 Back to School Transportation Safety Tips for Drivers
It is that time of year again. Within the next few weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms, but first they have to get there. It is important to be aware of certain safety risks. Safety Risks You Should Know About • School buses. School bus drivers have difficult jobs. As they learn new […]
How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer
If you, or a loved one, sustained injuries in an accident, then you may have questions. You may need legal help. You may not know where to turn. Who can you trust to help you in this important matter? Methods of Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer Talk to your family and friends to get referrals. […]
Jon Ostroff Named “Top Lawyer” by Main Line Today Magazine
This August, Jon Ostroff will be named one of a Top Lawyer of 2012 by Main Line Today magazine, in the field of personal injury law. The magazine is available both in print and online.
Are Distracted Pedestrians a Problem?
Last year a man was talking on his cell phone on a Pennsylvania train platform when he walked too close to the edge and fell on to the tracks. The man was able to climb to safety before being killed by a train, but his near accident has brought the important issue of distracted pedestrians […]
First Quarter of 2012 is Deadly on U.S. Roads
Preliminary statistics about the number of people killed in United States motor vehicle accidents between January and March 2012 have been released and they show a “significant increase” in fatalities compared with the same period of 2011. If the preliminary numbers hold this would be the second largest year to year quarterly increase in fatalities […]
How Bad is Philadelphia Traffic?
According to a recent study by TomTom Navigation System, Philadelphia traffic is significant. For the second year in a row, the metro Philadelphia area ranked in the top 20 North American cities with the most traffic congestion. In 2011, Philadelphia ranked 16th in the nation. The City improved slightly this year to 17th in the […]
Why is the New Uniform Crash Criteria Guideline Important?
Earlier this month the fourth edition of the Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria Guideline were released. The Guideline is meant to help states determine what data to collect at the scene of the accident so that things such as distracted driving accidents are uniformly reported across the nation. While the Guideline is voluntary, it can […]