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What Should I Do if I’ve Been Involved in a Truck and Trailer Accident in Pennsylvania?

February 11, 2020

If you’ve been involved in a truck and trailer accident, you probably realize that it’s quite a bit different than being involved in an auto collision. Truck and trailer accidents in Centre County, PA often involve more than one liable party. Causes of truck and trailer accidents The causes of truck and trailer accidents can vary, and who is deemed responsible determines how much you can recover in damages, and from whom. You may be able to sue the driver’s employer, for example, or the driver themselves. Alternatively, you might be considered partially or entirely at fault. It’s important to... View Article

Distracted Driving: Know the Latest PA Laws for Safe Road Driving

January 28, 2020

By now, we’re sure you’ve heard of the dangers of distracted driving. It only takes a second for something to go terribly wrong on the road, especially if you’re driving at a high rate of speed. From unexpected pedestrians darting into the road to animals, drunk drivers and more, we can’t afford to pay attention to anything but the road in front of us. The state House of Representatives just approved a cell phone ban to prevent dangerous traffic accidents in Pennsylvania. It will move on to the Senate to see if it will be voted into law and signed... View Article

How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Holiday Travel

December 27, 2019

Millions of Americans hit the road during the holidays to visit friends and family members in different parts of the state or country. All of that road traffic paired with potential bad weather makes these road trips quite dangerous! Keep reading to learn how to get ready for your trip, and how vehicle repair services in Centre County, PA can help keep you safe: Create an emergency kit: Before you hit the road, pack an emergency kit that contains items like extra water and food, blankets, road flares, first aid gear and a handheld radio. Having these things handy guarantees... View Article

Signs Your Car Needs Clutch Repair

December 6, 2019

There are a lot of moving mechanical parts in a vehicle, and when something goes wrong, it’s important to have a professional look at it as soon as possible so you can prevent any further errors or breakdowns from occurring (and causing more expensive repairs). The clutch in your vehicle is essentially a lever that regulates how power is distributed in the vehicle. It handles the power produced in the engine and regulates how that power gets distributed to the transmission and wheels. This is the tool you use to shift gears in the transmission to send more power to... View Article

Slow Down and Move Over: How to Safely Wait for Towing Assistance

November 21, 2019

Traffic laws in Centre County, PA don’t just cover driving. You’re also expected to safely conduct yourself when passing by or waiting for roadside or towing assistance. These laws are designed to protect you and other motorists from causing any additional harm. Each year, about 200 people—including roadside assistance workers and good Samaritans—are killed due to other drivers not following the traffic laws. All 50 states require that drivers slow down and move over when they see construction or emergency workers. Staying safe while waiting for assistance Figure out your location: If your car breaks down in an unfamiliar area,... View Article

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