driver-safety

Drivers keep passing stopped school buses, despite use of cameras to catch them

BY: - February 5, 2024

Pennsylvania said 12 such crashes occurred in 2022 and 13 in 2021, with one death in each year — one a student, one a parent — and 23 injuries across both years. Those figures include a crash that killed a 16-year-old high school student in November 2022 as she was trying to board a school bus in York County.

Pa. House bill would give commercial drivers with disqualifying convictions a second chance

BY: - May 22, 2023

The bill will now go to the House floor for a vote. If it passes in both chambers of the General Assembly and is signed into law, the legislation would take effect in 18 months, which Hill-Evans said is the time necessary for PennDOT to review and prepare records of disqualified drivers.

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New study confirms it: Pa. drivers are terrible, but not as awful as you’d think | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 6, 2020

Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you have ever Froggered your way across Forster Street in Harrisburg; white-knuckled it down the Schuylkill Expressway in Philadelphia; tried to merge on one of Pittsburgh’s caution-yellow bridges; or darted madly between the tractor-trailers barreling down the Keystone State’s kidney-rattling interstates, then you rightly have found yourself asking some […]