Most drivers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are aware of the traditional act of flashing your high beams to other drivers to warn them of nearby police speed traps. But many motorists are not aware that the police may attempt to ticket drivers for such action. So, what are your rights when flashing high beams to warn other drivers of police speed traps? Read below for the interesting history and final answer.
With the rise of in-car technology in the last decade, Pennsylvania courts have struggled to draw a fair line between convenience and safety. In a recent ruling in Lackawanna County, the court has now affirmed that, in certain specific situations, GPS use can be considered reckless conduct and punished with additional, punitive, money owed by the defendant.
In a groundbreaking New Jersey appeals court decision, it has been ruled that a person can be sued for texting the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident. In essence, a person nowhere near the vehicle, with no involvement in the operation of the vehicle, can be held liable for an accident caused by that vehicle. Read more below for more details.
A federal judge has ruled that SEPTA cannot be held legally responsible for an elderly passenger who died on the bus. The decision states that SEPTA was not negligent in failing to call medical professionals to help the passenger. Read more below about the shocking details of the passenger's physical condition.
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