February 2017 Archive

Driverless cars are here
5 Things You Need to Know About Driverless Cars

A few years ago, self-driving cars were essentially science fiction. But they’re a real thing now—they’re already on the roads in Pennsylvania and beyond.

2015 PA Motorcycle Crash Stats
4 Things You Need to Know About PA's Motorcycle Crash Stats

Here at Snyder's Riders, we are always looking for ways to improve our riding skills—and we think some of the numbers compiled by the PennDOT will help all our fellow motorcyclists do the same.

Consider yellow lights caution zones
Yellow Lights + Dangerous Intersections = Accident Hot Spots

The decision you make at a yellow light—whether to slam on your brakes and screech to a halt, or hit the gas and proceed through the intersection—could very well be the difference between a safe ride to work and a trip to the local emergency room.

Understanding light duty jobs
4 Things About Light Duty Jobs You Need to Understand

While light-duty jobs are part of the Workers' Comp process, there are a few things you should consider before deciding whether or not to accept such an assignment.

Talk about safe driving with your teen
How to Talk to Your Kids About PA's Latest Crash Stats

In Pennsylvania, young drivers caused nearly a fifth of all motor vehicle crashes in 2015, the most recent year for which statistics are available.

AG will help combat elder abuse
PA Alert: Plans to Combat Elderly Abuse Underway in Wake of Theft Case

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said his office is working in four capacities to help combat elder abuse in the Keystone State

motorcycle insurance
Motorcycle Coverage You Could Be Missing

We get it – insurance is boring. But having enough coverage could protect you and help you get back on your feet if you're ever in a motorcycle accident.

Don't repeat these dangerous driving habits this winter.
This Winter, Don't Repeat Dangers Driving Habits 'Groundhog Day' Style

While hilarity ensued when Murray's fictional Phil relived the same day over and over, trust us when we tell you that repeating these five cold-weather driving habits can lead you to be a crash culprit.