Distracted driving takes many different forms, but, if you ask the general public what it means, they'll probably point to cellphones. A lot of press over the last few years has gone into the issue of texting and driving, using social media while driving, and the like.
Occasionally, it is readily apparent when someone needs to go to the hospital after a car accident. For example, in Fawn Township, slick road conditions led to a two-car crash that resulted in one person needing to go to the nearest hospital.
Pedestrians are at risk every time they tie their shoelaces and venture outside. In fact, about 66,000 got hurt in 2013, and nearly 5,000 died, according to information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Drivers should do many things to keep pedestrians-and themselves-safe, but if you are on foot, you can help, too. Here's how.
Car accidents are extremely common, and no one can predict when one will happen. However, preventative measures such as the following can minimize the chances that you are involved in an accident.