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On the road, as in life, there’s a balance between freedom and responsibility | Ray E. Landis

BY: - August 28, 2022

A trait of United States society generally celebrated throughout our history has been the “rugged individualism” of Americans. Sadly, however, much of that “rugged individualism” has morphed into an uncaring selfishness which has become more pervasive in the era of Donald Trump. I was reminded of this when reading the letter that appeared in last […]

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia on Friday 8/19/22.

Philly gets $25M federal grant to fix its most dangerous streets

BY: - August 22, 2022

The money will pay for upgrading traffic signals, adding new paving, signage, speed bumps, and fixing potholes.

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Allowing Bigger Truck Loopholes Dangerous for Commonwealth Motorists | Opinion

BY: - June 29, 2020

The primary cause for concern is the increased risk to motorists on our roads, but we are also concerned about the additional damage to our roads and bridges, which could compound safety problems as well. To be clear, this doesn’t mean only Interstate Highways and Turnpikes would be affected. These bigger trucks would impact our state highways and even a multitude of local roads that carry truck traffic into our smaller boroughs and townships.