According to the Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia, the city has the highest rate of bicycle commuters among the 10 most populated cities in the nation. With this information, one would expect that bicycle safety would be of the utmost importance. A new state law is looking to decrease the number of car accidents involving bicyclists by requiring drivers to keep a certain distance when passing those riding on bicycles.
A Pennsylvania man with a history of impaired driving is suspected of killing a man while driving under the influence of drugs. The 22-year-old man from Ivyland, Pennsylvania, had been released from jail just hours before getting into the car accident that killed the 49-year-old man.