Isn’t it time that Pennsylvania becomes one of the states that requires  seatbelts in all school buses?  Surprisingly, Federal law only requires seatbelts in school buses that weigh less than 10,000 pounds. Historically, regulators have opposed seatbelt mandates on larger school buses.  As of 2017, approximately 18 states were considering mandating seatbelts on school buses. Six (6) states […]

Don’t Let Road Rage Ruin Your Summer Road Trip

Nearly every driver has experienced it one way or another–road rage! Road rage is driving in an aggressive or hostile manner. While its natural to feel some level of anger or frustration when someone cuts you off; pushes their way in between you and the vehicle in front of you; or the vehicle is weaving […]

Pennsylvania’s Elections are Free, Fair, and Honest — So Let’s Get Out and Vote

You may have seen unsubstantiated claims that Pennsylvania’s election is somehow “rigged”. It’s utter nonsense. The Pennsylvania Election Code features specific safeguards which assure a fair election. Further, specific provisions of the Code exist for contesting and certifying election results. Pennsylvania electronic voting machines are not connected to the internet, nor connected to each other. […]

Why have a Will?

A Will is a legal document which puts in writing what you want to have happen to your property upon your death.  In Pennsylvania, if at the time of your death, you do not have a Will, any property you own in your name alone, after payment of all taxes and debts, will be distributed […]

Pokémon Go!

As a 52 year old woman, whose children watched the animated Pokemon series nearly 2 decades ago, I am surprised to admit not only do I know what this game is (these now adult children tuned me in), but I think the interaction of actual GPS and these animated characters is intriguing. What is Pokémon […]