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May 2016 Archive

Published on May 26, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
ignition interlock

Right now, 38 states have laws that require ignition interlock systems for some DUI offenders. With Wolf's signature, Pennsylvania is now the 26th state in the country to require the so-called "blow-and-go" devices for first-time DUI offenders.

Published on May 25, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
boat safety

If you're headed out for a weekend of boating with the family, make sure you check out these tips for the best ways to keep your children safe on the water:

Published on May 24, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
dangerous jobs for teens

Unfortunately, when it comes to teens and safety, not all jobs are created equal. Statistically, young workers are twice as likely to be injured on the job as their older counterparts.

Published on May 23, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
motorcycle accidents

It's a news headline any motorcycle enthusiast would be glad to read: "Motorcycle deaths hit lowest point in more than a decade in PA."

Published on May 20, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
Drugged Driving

Pennsylvania State Police last year conducted more than 3,000 presentations to help raise awareness of the perils and consequences of impaired driving. But despite those efforts, troopers arrested 18,801 people for driving under the influence in 2015—an increase of about 6.2 percent over the previous year.

Published on May 19, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
teen texting

Distractions can come in many forms, and for parents of teen drivers, these distractions are both concerning and dangerous.

Published on May 19, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
ATV riding

Looking for a little off-road exploration? Now that it’s almost summertime, you might be ready to break out your all terrain-vehicle (ATV).

Published on May 19, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
bicycle safety

The Burgh now has many bike-friendly spaces thanks largely to the work of nonprofit Bike Pittsburgh. Over the years, the city has seen a more than 400 percent increase in the number of people choosing bicycles as a form of transportation, with scores of folks ditching cars and public transportation and pedaling to work.

That may be especially true this Friday, which happens to be National Bike to Work Day. This day was established in 1956, when it was established to showcase the benefits of bicycling.

Published on May 18, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
Teaming Up With Athletes to Help Kids

We're proud to announce that our firm is now partnering with two local athletes and nonprofits to help a cause close to all of our hearts: Children.

The partnerships with Pittsburgh second baseman Josh "J-Hay" Harrison and defensive end Cam Heyward will help support children who need it most.

Published on May 16, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
dog bite

It's not just a funny myth – dogs actually attack the mailman.

Published on May 11, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
uber car

These days, you may see fewer yellow taxis on the road and more cars with a pink mustache on the hood or a black and white "U" sticker in the window. These are the identifying symbols of Lyft and Uber, the two largest "ridesharing" companies out there.

Published on May 04, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
variety

Recently, our law firm was proud to host Variety the Children’s Charity and seven families who came to downtown Pittsburgh to receive some very special gifts. These gifts, adaptive bicycles for kids with disabilities, were given through Variety’s “My Bike” program.

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