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Distracted Driving

November 13, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

What can PennDOT do to reach a teen audience and reduce the number of teens who die each year in vehicle crashes?


November 06, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

As we allow our bodies to adjust to a new schedule, we must make sure we get plenty of sleep — especially before we get behind the wheel.


October 23, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

Here’s a frightening Halloween statistic: Children are, on average, more than twice as likely to be hit by a vehicle and killed on Halloween


October 16, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

​National Teen Driver Safety Week was established by Congress in 2007, and is an important week highlighting teens' elevated crash risk.


October 03, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

At some point every day, everyone is a pedestrian. Unfortunately, in Pennsylvania, pedestrian deaths have gone up — there were 172 in 2016.


May 01, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

Parents just want to keep their kids safe, especially when it comes time to hand over the car keys.


April 21, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

The good news is that we reached a record low in 2016 with 1,188 fatalities. To us, that's still 1,188 too many.


April 14, 2017
By: Larissa Newton

​Nearly 15,000 crashes involving a distracted driver were reported in Pennsylvania in 2015. Of those, 61 were fatal.