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Gas Prices Went Up 10 Cents in Pa. on January 1st

Gas prices plummeted in 2014, but they’ve already gone up in Pennsylvania in the new year. That’s due to a rise in the gas tax […]

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Report: Philadelphia Drivers Among the Worst in the U.S.

Allstate’s annual America’s Best Drivers Report is out, and Philadelphia doesn’t fare so well. Among the 200 cities Allstate ranks for safe driving, Philadelphia finished […]

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Hey Jerk! Use Your Freaking Turn Signal!

The other day on my way home from work, when I was a block away from my house, I pulled over and called my son […]

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Drivers Warned of E-ZPass Phishing Scam

Because people still fall for these things in 2014, state agencies in Massachusetts and New York are warning motorists about an email scam that purports […]

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PA Bill Would Let Cops Use Radar to Capture Speeders

Here’s good news if you’re a speeder: Pennsylvania does’t do that much to slow you down —we’re the only state in the nation that doesn’t […]

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If You’re Older Than 45, Getting a PA Driver’s License Is Getting Tougher

PennLive reports something we weren’t quite aware of: PennDot, for decades, has selected 1,900 Pennsylvanians older than 45 to get random physical and visual screenings […]

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My Lousy Driving Is Costing You Money

When I drive I sometimes go over the speed limit. When I park in the city I sometimes overstay my time. On occasion I’ve been […]

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Maybe Philly Drivers and Bicyclists Actually Like Fighting With Each Other

A few weeks ago, after tipping back a few too many beers, a friend of mine opened up about his girlfriend and their loving but […]

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Poll: Do You Want Speed Cameras In Philadelphia?

Pennsylvania State Senator Mike Stack has proposed legislation to install speed cameras in Northeast Philadelphia along the downright treacherous Roosevelt Boulevard. The idea is simple: […]

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Shore Trip Confessional: Peeing on the Garden State Parkway

Last week I played hooky from my day job and drove to Cape May. The goal: Lock myself into a hotel room facing the ocean […]

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In Philadelphia, It’s the Worst Winter for Potholes — Ever

On the heels of yesterdays’ news of our snowiest half-decade ever, there’s an interesting fact in this story by PlanPhilly’s Christine Fisher: The Philadelphia Streets […]

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The 5 Worst Wawa Parking Lots in the Philly Area

Oh my dear Wawa. I love your coffee. I love your hoagies. I love that I can leave my house and be at two of […]

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The 8 Habits of Lousy Philadelphia Drivers

Last Thursday at around 6 a.m., a pickup truck drove into Hymie’s, the popular Main Line deli. For anyone who knows where Hymie’s is located, […]

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PA to Drivers: Please Stop Being Such Raging A-Holes

Understand, neither the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania nor the Philadelphia Inquirer used the phrase “raging a-holes” to describe a forthcoming crackdown on “aggressive drivers” in today’s […]

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Cops Cracking Down on Seat Belts…For a Couple Weeks

Alright motorists, you better wear your seatbelts. Because cops are ramping up enforcement. For…the next two weeks. The initiatives are part of the national “click […]