public-safety-issues

COMMENTARY
Driver behind the wheel

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 […]

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Fall means more deer on the road: Here’s how your risk of a crash rises | Analysis

BY: - September 23, 2021

U.S. drivers have a 1 in 116 chance of hitting an animal, with much higher rates in states such as W.Va., Montana, and Pa.

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To protect public safety and preserve infrastructure, Pa. should not allow heavier trucks on its highways | Opinion

BY: - June 17, 2021

As the Pennsylvania Legislature and Congress debate heavier trucks, they should take a step back and consider the ramifications.

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Poway Synagogue Shooting: How safe is your house of worship? | Analysis

BY: - May 1, 2019

A national survey of over 1,300 congregations found that, like the synagogue in San Diego, most synagogues, churches, and mosques don't have security guards. Religious leaders struggle to balance security concerns with carrying out a mission to be open to the communities they serve.