Defensive driving skills save many Allegheny County drivers from collisions. Sometimes, no matter what you do, it's impossible to anticipate the actions of other drivers. Operators of smaller vehicles are at a disadvantage when a negligent driver is behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer.
Two 18-wheelers and a car were involved in a recent crash on Interstate 80, not far from Penn State University. An out-of-state couple in a Volvo was headed to the Midwest to spend Thanksgiving with their two adult children. The 64-year-old husband and his 59-year-old wife chose to drive through Pennsylvania for safety reasons.