Pennsylvania drivers are encouraged to exercise extra caution when driving on the freeway during the winter months and especially during the busy holiday season. Recent statistics point to an added reason for this extra caution. There has been an increase in serious accidents that involve dump trucks as well as ready-mix concrete delivery trucks. This increase is seen as part of an ongoing problem that centers around bad driving habits.
There will always be aggressive drivers on the road. Fortunately, you don't have to be one of them. You can follow a variety of steps to become a defensive driver, which goes a long way in keeping you safe.
Errors occur in the electronic health record systems used by hospitals and doctors offices throughout Pennsylvania and the rest of the country. While many errors are trivial and harmless, others can cause serious harm to patients when not fixed. A study from John Hopkins found that more than 250,000 people die per year in the United States due to medical errors. A compounding problem in this issue stems from a distrust of patients by doctors and nurses and an unwillingness to admit mistakes.
You're 35 years old, and you run marathons. You're in great shape. You go biking on the weekends with your friends and spend time at the gym when you can't run on the roads. You rarely get sick, you watch what you eat and you take your vitamins. You're proud of the way you've taken care of yourself.
Many of the passenger vehicles on sale in Pennsylvania and around the country are available with automatic braking and forward impact warning systems. This technology is primarily designed to prevent rear-end collisions, and crash testing has revealed it to be extremely capable. A team of researchers from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety wanted to find out how well automatic braking systems work in the real world. Their findings seem to support the view that this technology can prevent thousands of accidents and injuries each year.