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Texting and driving is now illegal in Pennsylvania

A new law passed in Pennsylvania to ban texting while driving is beginning to take effect. Advocates for the anti-texting statute are hoping that it will help diminish the number of accidents caused by distracted driving that occur each year. In 2010, approximately 14,000 car accidents in Pennsylvania were attributed to distracted driving; 68 people died in those crashes.

Pennsylvania driver charged with involuntary manslaughter

An accident in western Pennsylvania that occurred almost two years ago is being revisited as the trial for the driver in the incident begins. The car crash happened on Feb. 21, 2010, just before 2 a.m.

New law hopes to minimize car accidents with teenagers

In Pennsylvania, two accidents have happened since the signing of a new law in October that was designed to further protect teenage drivers. Five high school students in one accident lost their lives. The next day, two 16-year-old twins and their 9-year-old sister died in a separate car crash. The bill, not affecting those that died, officially went into effect at midnight on Dec. 27.

Woman dies in Pennsylvania accident with fire truck

Earlier this month, a fatal crash in South Middleton Township, Pennsylvania, took the life of a 70-year-old woman. The car accident involved her Ford Freestyle minivan and a fire truck. The four-man crew inside the emergency vehicle attempted to provide life-saving procedures, but failed.

Pennsylvania crash survivor is headed to court

A man has been charged for two deaths allegedly caused by an illegal race. The car accident happened in Pennsylvania, on state highway 16 near Beartown Road in Washington Township, Pennsylvania. The car crash happened in February, earlier this year.

Pennsylvania House OKs new teen driving regulations

A new law is changing the requirements that Pennsylvania teenagers who are under 18 need to fulfill in order to receive their junior driver's licenses. With road safety as the main concern, many state politicians are hoping to minimize the chances of a car accident for new drivers.

9 killed in Pennsylvania accidents over Labor Day weekend

According to the Pennsylvania State Police, more than 350 people were injured in car accidents between the dates of September 2 and September 5 this year. The 783 collisions that occurred over Labor Day weekend injured 351 individuals and killed nine others. More than half of these recent fatalities were caused by car crashes in which alcohol was directly involved. Eighty of the 783 accidents involved alcohol somehow.

Pennsylvania man flees police, crashes into trooper

A 31-year-old man, trying to elude police in a high-speed chase, ended his attempted escape after causing a car crash between his vehicle and a Pennsylvania State Police cruiser. The trooper inside sustained injuries, but they were not life-threatening. The crash occurred in Levittown, Pennsylvania.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in trucking accident

One woman, living as a U.S. citizen in Ontario, Canada, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit over a truck accident that led to the death of her husband in 2009. The accident happened in Pennsylvania and allegedly involved four different companies.

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