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January 19, 2022

How Can I Drive Safely near a Snowplow?

Norristown Car Accident Lawyers at Anthony C. Gagliano III, P.C., Help Clients Recover from All Vehicle Accidents.

A snowplow is much more than another vehicle on the roadway. A plow is tall, heavy, and very large. It does the very important job of improving road conditions by plowing snow out of travel lanes and laying down materials that improve traction. Snowplows often travel below the posted speed limit. The amount of snow […]

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January 18, 2022

How Can an Accident Reconstructionist Help My Case?

Montgomery County Car Accident Lawyers at Anthony C. Gagliano III, P.C., Help to Build Strong Cases.

Most adults with any driving experience have heard of and likely have seen the popular syndicated television program CSI or one of its many spinoffs. The general premises behind every episode is the use of forensic science to solve crimes. That is the best way to describe what an accident reconstructionist does. The investigation might […]

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January 13, 2022

What Should I Know about Winter Weather Car Accidents?

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Winter weather can provide an assortment of potential traffic dangers such as storms, snow, rain, fog, and icy roads. Although the summer is statistically more deadly for drivers, the wet-based hazards that can form on a roadway in winter create a risk for a car accident. To keep motorists safe, here is a list of […]

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January 6, 2022

How Can Life Change after a Car Accident Amputation?

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In 2015 alone, there were more than six million car accidents in the United States. Car accidents can involve an assortment of injuries. Some people survive a car accident practically unscathed. Others are not so lucky, and if you have a limb amputated because of a car accident, you understand what life-altering event it can […]

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December 30, 2021

How Can I Prepare My Vehicle for a Winter Storm?

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The greater Philadelphia area is prone to occasional winter snowstorms that could cripple the entire region. Recent storms have dumped nearly 2 feet of snowfall in a single day, but those storms are rare. The city averages 13 inches of annual snowfall, but rainfall as well as snowfall can make wintery travels more dangerous, increasing […]

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December 23, 2021

How Can I Stay Safe Driving during the Holiday Season?

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In the United States, car accidents kill thousands of people every year. During 2020 when people were driving less, the number of accident fatalities actually increased to more than 38,000, the highest level since 2007. Driving safety is always important but especially during the holiday season when the roadways may be packed with shoppers and […]

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December 20, 2021

How Do I Handle a Car Accident with an Emergency Vehicle?

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No matter where you live, there are emergency services available to help stop crime, put out fires, and transport people to the emergency room as needed. Those emergency services rely on vehicles that should have experienced and well-trained drivers at the wheel to help get where they are going. Sometimes, even the best drivers of […]

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December 14, 2021

What Are Safety Tips for Older Drivers?

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Since 2010, the number of people in the United States aged 65 and older has increased by more than 34 percent, and in 2019 this age group accounted for 20 percent of all traffic fatalities. As the U.S. population ages, the safety of older drivers is more important than ever. Understanding how aging affects driving […]

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December 13, 2021

Are Night Shift Workers More at Risk for Drowsy Driving Accidents?

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Driving drowsy can be as dangerous as drunk driving, and those who work night shifts pose the most risk for causing car accidents from repeated sleep deprivation. Worse, those awake for more than 20 hours can exhibit the same impairments of someone with a 0.08 percent blood alcohol concentration, the legal limit for drunk driving. […]

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December 6, 2021

What Is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month?

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Unfortunately, car accidents unfortunately happen all the time. Around 30,000 people die in car accidents every year, and although not every accident will cause a death, car accidents are preventable. Most car accidents involve some form of human error. One of the most common is drunk driving or driving under the influence of drugs. December […]

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