Pennsylvania currently has no state-wide law that bans drivers from using hand-held cell phones or from writing, sending, or receiving text messages while driving. However, the state does allow local governments to pass laws regulating cell phone use, and several have, including Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania has two types of speeding laws: a “basic speeding law” and “absolute limits.” This article explains the differences between the two and the consequences of a speeding violation. (Also, check out our article that discusses the different types of speeding laws.) Basic Speeding Law
To qualify for a disability parking plates or placards (sometimes referred to as a “handicapped sticker”) in Pennsylvania, the applicant must meet one of the conditions described below and must obtain a licensed physician’s certification prior to the initial issuance of disability access placards. Pennsylvania requires that the applicant:
Pennsylvania drivers who run stop signs or stop lights will likely have to pay a fine. Red light and stop sign violations also add demerit points to a motorist’s driving record. This article gives an outline of what the law prohibits and some of the specific consequences of a stop sign or red light ticket.