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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 7:09 AM
PennDOT Seeks Highway Cleanup Volunteers

PennDOT is seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania effort that runs through May 31.

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Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:27 PM
Governor Corbett Announces Two Programs Aimed at Saving Lives

Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today announced that PennDOT is launching two voluntary programs aimed at saving the lives of Pennsylvanians in emergency situations - the Yellow Dot and Emergency Contact Information programs.

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Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 8:12 AM
Should You Purchase Insurance When Renting a Car?

When you rent a car, the rental company typically offers the option of purchasing insurance to cover damage to the auto

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Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 7:15 AM
Rejection of the Stacking Option for Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Pennsylvania's auto insurance law requires that car insurance companies offer you underinsured motorist benefits.

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Friday, October 5, 2012 at 7:18 AM
Governor Proclaims Oct. 14-20 as Teen Driver Safety Week Celebrates Legislation Aimed at Keeping Teens Safe

Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett proclaimed Oct. 14-20 as Teen Driver Safety Week, noting two significant pieces of legislation that he signed into law in the past year aimed at increasing safety for teens.

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Monday, July 9, 2012 at 7:24 AM
New Law - Stiff Penalties for Motorists Who Ignore Safety Warning Signs

A new state law imposing stiff penalties on motorists who ignore "road closed" or other safety warning signs and devices is now in effect, PennDOT said today.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 7:38 AM
Workers' Compensation Benefits for Disfiguring Work Injuries

The lawyers at the Elderkin Law Firm have successfully represented injured workers throughout Erie and Northwestern Pennsylvania in workers' compensation claims.

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Friday, February 10, 2012 at 8:41 AM
Texting While Driving a Car is Illegal

Pennsylvania law prohibits texting while driving a car

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 9:11 AM
Changes to Requirements for Junior Operator's License

Effective Dec. 27, 2011, there were changes to the requirements for junior driver's licenses that are intended to help young drivers receive more comprehensive training

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