Unfortunately, the spirit of the holiday season may contribute to overindulging by some partygoers—and overserving by hosts and bartenders.
The sad truth is that drivers with colds may be just as dangerous as those driving drunk. In fact, it's estimated that motorists' driving skills drop by about 50 percent when they are under the weather while behind the wheel.
Unfortunately, one emerging problem with lithium-ion batteries is a potentially deadly one: They are prone to overheating and even bursting into flames.
If you are in the market for a vehicle for your novice driver, make sure to steer clear of these four worst types of vehicles for teens:
When these kinds of tragic car accidents happen, it's important that we ask ourselves and our loved ones an important question: Do you really know the proper way to restrain your kids in the car?
The Department of Transportation is formally requesting public input on matters dealing with highly autonomous vehicles, and because Pittsburgh is on the front lines of self-driving car technology thanks to Uber, we wanted to make sure folks around here knew about it.
LED lighting has been all the rage in recent years for good reason: They are environmentally friendly, durable, long-lasting, and they are cooler than their incandescent counterparts. But for every yin there is a hang.
The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and the holiday season is quickly approaching. We you head out on the road this autumn, it's important that you follow our fall driving safety tips first.
We applaud the City of Pittsburgh for stepping up its efforts in cracking down on DUIs, and we ask all of our friends in and around the 'Burgh to do their part, too: Please, don't drink and drive.
It happens all the time. You get into your car, put on your seat belt, and start driving down the road when you hear your cellphone chime with a text alert. Now comes the moment of truth, do you pick up your phone to read the text and reply?
The new law goes into effect Aug. 12, and mandates that children younger than 2 be fastened into a rear-facing car seat situated in the back seat of your vehicle. Previously, it was just required that children younger than 4 be fastened into a restraining system in the back seat.
The former wrestlers, who include "Mr. Wonderful" and Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, say they developed chronic traumatic encephalopathy—more commonly known as CTE—from their time wrestling in the WWE.
Snyder's Riders is free to join, and the sign-up process only takes a few minutes of your time.
As a young boy growing up in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, Charlie LaVallee watched his grandfather work tirelessly to run their small, family-owned business, Kunst Bakery.
Drive sober or get pulled over this Fourth of July weekend, when police will be conducting extra patrols and checkpoints—all to help prevent DUI-related crashes.
Pennsylvania's love affair with motorcycles is evident anytime you navigate the Keystone State's many throughways, with riders enjoying our highways and byways during the spring, summer and fall months.But enlisting a new generation of motorcycle enthusiasts—including millennials—is now a responsibility all bikers share.
A new study has uncovered a seemingly conflicting trend: while playgrounds are getting safer, emergency room visits for traumatic brain injuries (TBI) at playgrounds have significantly increased in recent years. So what can parents and caregivers do to help prevent playground injuries? There’s no foolproof solution, but there are a few easy things you can do to reduce the risk of your child being hurt.
In a national survey associated with the study, respondents said road and infrastructure deficiencies were a top irritating factor for them as motorists, with more than a third of them classifying them as major issues.
It’s 5 p.m. on a hot summer day, and the neighbor’s kid just knocked on your door to ask if you would like him to mow your lawn for a small fee.
Did you know that in emergency rooms around the nation, the summer months are called “trauma season?” At Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, traumatic injuries sometimes double during the summer months – from 100 per month to between 170 and 200 a month. In adults, trauma cases increase by 25 to 30%, according to UPMC Presbyterian.