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Crackdown on Pennsylvania Distracted Driving May Require New Approach

Distracted driving is an increasingly serious problem in Pennsylvania, where officials are desperate to find effective solutions. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that while drunk driving arrests fell slightly last year, arrests and citations for driving while distracted have soared 52 percent between 2014 and 2016. Although the numbers are still only a fraction of the...

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Child Custody Laws in Pennsylvania

For those engaged in a child custody dispute in Hazelton, it may be worthwhile to brush up on Chapter 53 of the Pennsylvania Code, which outlines child custody laws. These laws apply whenever parents have shared children, regardless of whether the parents are married, separated or have never been married.  Understanding the law is vital so you...

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Electronic Logging Should Help Reduce Drowsy Driving Truck Accidents

Truck drivers and trucking companies are required to follow many Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). Among the safety regulations are rules related to drowsy driving. Drowsy Driving.org warns fatigue causes impaired judgement, delayed reaction time, and other similar effects to drunk driving.  Clearly, for truckers commanding large vehicles weighing up to 80,000 pounds, driver...

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Police In Luzerne County Taking Steps To Curb Drunk Driving

Initiative aims to make our roads safer In an ongoing initiative that was highlighted this past Labor Day weekend, law enforcement officers in Hazleton and the rest of Luzerne County are cracking down on drunk drivers. With roving patrols and strategic check points, police officers are joining forces with representatives from the Northeast Highway Safety...

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