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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.

Highway safety advocates fight for new speed limits for trucks

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Dec 26, 2016 | Blog, Highway Safety

Since 2006, members of Road Safe America have been trying to get legislation passed to slow down trucks on highways in Pennsylvania and across the country. Now, on the cusp of success, they fear their controversial new law may not pass the scrutiny of the new U.S. president. While President-Elect Donald Trump has made it […]

Improved highway safety likely with harsher penalties for texting

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Nov 7, 2016 | Blog, Highway Safety

The state of Pennsylvania has seen its share of tragedies on the highways. Recently, Governor Tom Wolfe took a stand to improve highway safety by signing a law to increase the penalties for distracted drivers who cause accidents. The law went into effect immediately, and some are especially hopeful that it will make a difference. […]

Lawmakers seek highway safety by regulating self-driving cars

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Sep 21, 2016 | Blog, Highway Safety

While it may seem like something out of a science fiction movie, self-driving cars are not that far into the future. Some are eagerly anticipating the advent of autonomous cars because the vehicles promise greater highway safety by reducing the human factor in driving. Others recall the recent deadly crashes of automated cars and wonder […]

Motorcycle accidents in Pennsylvania bring widespread grief

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jul 28, 2016 | Blog, Highway Safety

When a 27-year-old Pennsylvania man was killed in a recent motorcycle accident, it left a giant hole in the hearts of many people. He was a beloved brother, a faithful friend and the doting father of a 6-year-old girl. He also left behind parents, grandparents and six siblings. Sadly, it is not unusual for motorcycle […]

Pennsylvania highway safety at risk due to road rage

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jul 25, 2016 | Blog, Highway Safety

Every Pennsylvania driver has experienced moments when other drivers cut them off or drive too slowly. Some react with patience, allowing the other driver to go on his or her way without incident. For others, however, the natural reaction is rage. These drivers may seriously jeopardize highway safety. A recently released survey by the AAA […]

Does technology really improve highway safety in Pennsylvania?

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jun 23, 2016 | Blog, Highway Safety

One of the newer weapons in the fight against traffic injuries and fatalities is the use of technology. Speed cameras on certain roads in Pennsylvania and red light cameras at intersections are certainly not loved by many motorists, and when the envelope arrives in the mail showing a picture of one’s own car racing through […]

1 driver killed in truck accident after Rte. 22 collision

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jun 21, 2016 | Blog, Highway Safety

A group of firefighters recently pulled a man from a mangled pile of rubble after his pickup truck was smashed and driven into a concrete structure by a massive tractor trailer. However, the victim died in a Pennsylvania hospital just hours after the truck accident. The tractor trailer had reportedly gone through a red light […]

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