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These blogs are posted on behalf of Hof & Reid LLC, and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the firm or its attorneys. The information presented in this blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice.

A 0.08% BAC may not be necessary to be an alcohol-related crash

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | May 27, 2020 | Blog, Drunk Driving Accidents

One of the most preventable motor vehicle accidents is an alcohol-related crash. All a driver has to do to reduce the risk of being involved in one of these accidents is to not drink before driving. However, people here in Pennsylvania and elsewhere continue to do so, which puts you and your loved ones at […]

Tips to prevent motorcycle accidents

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Feb 19, 2020 | Blog, Motorcycle Accidents

Safety Law Awareness Week is an annual initiative by the Pennsylvania State Police to remind and inform drivers about lesser-known traffic laws. Law enforcement hopes that education will go a long way to prevent serious crashes and motorcycle accidents. In addition to general laws that apply to all motorists, like wearing a seat belt and […]

New information about infamous bus accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | | Blog, Bus Accidents

A few weeks ago, a story about a serious crash involving a bus in Pennsylvania made national headlines. Several people were killed and about 60 were seriously injured when a bus went off the road and crashed into several large trucks. Investigators pledged to discover as many details as they could about the bus accident, and […]

Truck accident with entrapment demonstrates frightening reality

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Feb 14, 2020 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Pennsylvania drivers are used to seeing big trucks on the highway. Several major highways that are paramount to national shipping efficiency run through the Keystone State. While most trucks manage to get from point A to point B without incident, a truck accident remains a scary possibility for drivers statewide.  The Pennsylvania State Police recently reported […]

An overloaded big rig is a danger to Pennsylvania motorists

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Feb 12, 2020 | Blog, Uncategorized

Perhaps you are a frequent traveler on Route 22, Interstate 80 or another of our area’s busy highways and have gotten used to driving alongside 18-wheelers. You trust in the experience of a professional truck driver, but what if that is an overloaded vehicle? A big rig carrying too much cargo is a danger to motorists […]

SUV accidents have potential for serious destruction

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Feb 5, 2020 | Blog, Suv Accidents

In most parts of Pennsylvania, winter has been considerably mild, at least through the beginning of February. Drivers across the Keystone State have likely enjoyed not having to contend with as much snow and ice as they usually experience during the winter months.  One might think that favorable driving conditions reduce the number of serious […]

Man at fault for auto accident that killed friend

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Feb 3, 2020 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Motor vehicle crashes are an unfortunate daily reality for drivers and passengers. Sometimes, an auto accident occurs due to unforeseen circumstances like inclement weather or vehicle malfunction. In Pennsylvania, police typically investigate to determine exactly what occurred, and if someone was hurt or killed, legal recourse may be available. Recently, a Pennsylvania man was charged with serious […]

Local man struggles to get details about car accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jan 30, 2020 | Blog, Car Accidents

After a crash, there is usually a police investigation to establish the facts of the situation. An investigation usually will establish who was at fault, what caused the crash and if anyone involved will be charged with a crime. One Pennsylvania man is frustrated and claims to be having trouble accessing important information about a car […]

Woman admits to intentional car accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jan 22, 2020 | Blog, Car Accidents

Under most circumstances, a driver tries to avoid a crash by driving safely and following the laws. Recently, a strange exception to the norm made headlines in Pennsylvania. In a seemingly baffling case, a woman admits to causing a car accident, and her explanation caused a judge to take pause.  Police responded to a head-on […]

Are some roads car accident prone? State police say yes

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | | Blog, Car Accidents

Pennsylvania state police have recently confirmed that some roadways within the Keystone State have a statistically higher number of crashes than others. Obviously, there is potential for a serious car accident anywhere the rubber meets the road, but there are apparently several factors that increase the risk on certain stretches of road. In an effort to […]

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