We have more exposure to news and information than ever before, and it can often make it feel like negative events are happening far more often. You're flooded with stories about wildfires and car accidents and other tragic events.
Modern cars are very comfortable, and we spend a lot of time in them. Sometimes, especially if you're on a long trip in the front passenger seat, it's tempting to just kick back and put your feet on the dash.
If you have lived in the Lehigh Valley area for any length of time, you know that there are some heavily traveled roadways here. With the number of vehicles that pass through the area on a regular basis, it shouldn't surprise you that numerous accidents occur in the area.
That semitruck crawling up the hill in front of you or approaching at what seems to be a dangerous speed behind you at a red light looks huge and imposing. You normally feel rather safe in your SUV, as high as it is off the ground, but you feel nervous every time you're around a semi. The size difference is daunting. But how much does a semi usually weigh?