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Jamie Sheller

Driving During the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us, with the arrival of Thanksgiving, and safety during holiday driving is important. In Pennsylvania, during the recent Thanksgiving holiday driving period, from the…

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Drunk Driver Kills One Teen and Injures Four Others

Recently, 15 year old Jacklyn Gavares was killed and four of her friends were injured in a car accident in Monroe Township, N.J. As the 17 year old driver backed out of the driveway, the car was…

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Parents' Driving Behavior Affects Teens

Teaching your teen to wear a seatbelt is not enough to promote their safety on the road. State Farm Insurance Co., recently conducted a survey looking at the role of parents in teen driving safety….

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Driving With Distractions

Paying attention while driving is of the utmost importance. Safety depends on it. There may be a number of distractions, both inside and outside of the car, vying for a driver’s attention. However,…

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Critical Injury in Collegeville Car Accident

A 70-year-old Collegeville man is in critical condition after being accidentally struck by his wife’s van. The man fell back off of the sidewalk as his wife was letting him out of the car near a…

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Concerns About Teen Drivers With ADD

According to the National Highway Safety Administration, car accidents are the leading cause of death among American teenagers. Russell Barkley, a psychiatry professor who is an expert on ADD and…

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Young Drivers still driving unbuckled!

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently reported that in 2006, 68% of drivers and passengers ages 16 to 20 who where killed in nighttime car crashes were unbuckled. Compared to…

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Do you know the safest seat in the car for your child?

Studies have revealed that the safest position for your child who sits in a safety seat is located in the center of the back seat. Apparently, infants and toddlers who were positioned in the middle…

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Does Your Teen Have Enough Experience to Drive Safe?

If you asked your teen about their level of driving skills, most would answer that they are near expert level. But you, of course, know that their response is pretty far from the truth. According to…

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Texting and driving don't mix

It seems so obvious, that texting and driving don’t mix. But so many people are still not convinced that their life, as well as the lives of others are at risk each and every time they drive while distracted. Recently, more studies and articles have been written that demonstrate people are using their high tech gadgets while driving. Some drivers even admit to texting with both hands while…